Dr. Christopher Williams

Dr. Vishruth Reddy matched into Radiation Oncology (Research Track) at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Congratulations, Dr. Reddy!

Joshua Thompson won Second Place for his poster titled, “Breast cancer anti-estrogen resistance 3 (BCAR3) in colorectal cancer migration and intestinal homeostasis,” at the 2016 Annual VICC Host-Tumor Interactions Program & Department of Cancer Biology Retreat. Congratulations, Joshua!

Dr. Christopher Williams was selected to serve as Director of the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) and Associate Dean for Physician-Scientist Education and Training at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM). Congratulations, Dr. Williams!

Dr. Sarah Short was awarded an NIH/NIDDK F32 Postdoctoral Fellowship titled, “The tissue-specific contribution of Selenoprotein P in colitis and oxidative damage.” Congratulations, Dr. Short!

Joshua Thompson was awarded an NIH/NIDDK F30 NRSA Pre-doctoral Fellowship titled, “BVES modulation of intestinal homeostasis and tumorigenesis via regulation of Wnt signaling.” Congratulations, Josh!

Dr. Sarah Short received a 2016 Fellow Abstract Prize from the American Gastroenterological Association for her work analyzing the effect of BVES loss in Wnt-dependent tumorigenesis. Congratulations, Dr. Short!

Dr. Sarah Short won First Place for her poster showcasing the effect of BVES loss in Wnt-dependent intestinal phenotypes at the 2016 Vanderbilt Postdoctoral Association Research Symposium. Congratulations, Dr. Short!

Patricia Costacurta received a 2016 Student Abstract Prize from the American Gastroenterological Association for her work characterizing 3D organoid cultures from human colorectal cancers. Congratulations, Patricia!

Dr. Yash Choksi was selected to give two oral presentations at Digestive Disease week 2016 and was honored with a Young Investigator Award for this work on the role of BVES on intestinal wound healing as well as his work characterizing mucosal impedance patterns in patients with EoE. Congratulations, Dr. Choksi!

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