Dr. Yash Choksi

Dr. Bobak Parang matched into Internal Medicine (Research Track) at the NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City, NY. Congratulations, Dr. Parang!

Joshua Thompson received a poster award at the 2017 FASEB Gastrointestinal Tract XVII meeting in Steamboat Springs, Colorado for his work defining molecular interactions of BCAR3 with the cMET receptor tyrosine kinase. Congratulations, Joshua!

Dr. Yash Choksi was selected to serve as the Chief Fellow of the Harrison Society (the Vanderbilt Physician Scientist Training Program) from 2017-2018. Congratulations, Dr. Choksi!

Rachel Brown and Jennifer Pilat were elected Philanthropy Chair and Communications Chair, respectively, of the Cancer Biology Student Association (CBSA). The CBSA hosted the 17th Annual Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Host-Tumor Interactions Program and Program in Cancer Biology Retreat for Cancer Research, at which they raised $1500 to benefit Gilda’s Club of Middle Tennessee, a non-profit that offers support groups, lectures, workshops, and social events for cancer patients and their families.

Dr. Yash Choksi was selected for two oral presentations and honored with a Young Investigator Award for his studies on eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) transcriptomic profiling at Digestive Disease Week 2017. Congratulations, Dr. Choksi!

Dr. Yash Choksi was selected for an oral presentation and honored with a CURED (Campaign for Urging Research in Eosinophilic Disease) Travel Award for his work investigating the sub-laryngeal region in EoE patients. Congratulations, Dr. Choksi!

Joshua Thompson received a Basic Science Travel Award and gave a Quick Shots oral presentation at Digestive Disease Week 2017 for his work on BCAR3 and colorectal cancer. Congratulations, Joshua!

Dr. Yash Choksi was invited to give Medical Grand Rounds in November 2017 to discuss his work surrounding the role of BVES in colitis and intestinal wound healing. Congratulations, Dr. Choksi!

Dr. Sarah Short was selected for an oral presentation and honored with a Young Investigator Award for her studies on tissue-specific contributions of Selenoprotein P at the Se2017 international selenium conference in Stockholm, Sweden. Congratulations, Dr. Short!

Dr. Sarah Short won First Place for her poster on the role of STK17A in colon cancer cells at the 2017 Vanderbilt Postdoctoral Association Research Symposium. Congratulations, Dr. Short!

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