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Lab News

November 2021: DelGiorno Lab welcomes rotation students, Amelia Cephas and Jeremy F Kane.

October 2021: DelGiorno Lab publishes “ Single-Cell Transcriptomics Reveals a Conserved Metaplasia Program in Pancreatic Injury” in Gastroenterology journal!

Check it out: https://www.gastrojournal.org/article/S0016-5085(21)03665-9/fulltext?referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gastrojournal.org%2F

October 2021: SKY Foundation grant for studying  and targeting pancreatic cancer.

September 2021: Leah Caplan receives the APA 2021 Young Investigator Award

September 2021: Dr. DelGiorno receives the APA 2021 Young Investigator Award

August 2021: American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant for studying the role of prostanoid receptors in pancreatic cancer.

July 2021: Leah Caplan appointed to the Integrated Biological Systems Training in Oncology Training Grant

July 2021: Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center SPORE in Gastrointestinal Cancer, Career Enhancement Award to diagnose and target intra-ductal papillary mucinous neoplasms using extracellular vesicles and nanotechnology.

July 2021: American Gastroenterological Association Research Scholar Award to investigate the role of epithelial heterogeneity in pancreas tissue injury and tumorigenesis.

Meet Our Awardees

June 2021: Jiayue Liu selected to participate in the NIDDK dkNET Summer of Data internship. https://dknet.org/about/summer_program_student_2021?mc_cid=7149fbdf53&mc_eid=9a4240960a

June 2021: Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Research Center Pilot and Feasibility Award for studying epithelial heterogeneity in pancreas tissue injury and regeneration.

May 2021: Dr. Nidhi Jyotsana appointed to Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology

February 2021: The lab welcomes undergraduate student Kenny T Ta.

February 2021: The lab welcomes undergraduate student Jiayue Liu.

February 2021: The lab welcomes undergraduate student Olivia N Ben-Levy.

January 2021: The lab welcomes rotation student Leah Caplan.

November 2020: Zhengzhi Li (George) joins DelGiorno Lab as Lab Manager

October 2020: Dr. Nidhi Jyotsana receives VINSE Pilot Funding for targeting pancreatic cancer using lipid nanoparticle-RNA technology.

September 2020: Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Support Grant – Development Award for employing personalized nano-therapeutics against pancreatic cancer.

September 2020: Dr. Nidhi Jyotsana joins DelGiorno Lab as Staff Scientist