DBMI Digest Jan 2023 Issue—Now Available!

The Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) Department of Biomedical Informatics's (DBMI) monthly newsletter, DBMI Digest, is now available to view. Read the January 2023 DBMI Digest here. Each DBMI Digest features department & faculty announcements, awards & appointments, educational & HR updates, funding opportunities and more. Each issue also includes a profile of one of our faculty, staff, postdocs and students. 

Vanderbilt Medicine: "The Expert from Nowhere" ft. Brad Malin, Colin Walsh, Cosmin “Adi” Bejan, Michael Matheny, You Chen

To understand a protein’s structure is to understand its function, says structural and chemical biologist Jens Meiler, PhD, distinguished research professor of Chemistry. It can take a PhD student up to five sleep-deprived years to determine the structure of a single protein, and of the 20,000 human proteins, only about 17% are considered to have had their structure determined experimentally with very high accuracy.

Dan Roden Will Receive PMWC 2023 Pioneer Award for His Leadership

Dan Roden, MD, Senior Vice President for Personalized Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, will receive the PMWC 2023 Pioneer Award Jan. 27 during this year’s Precision Medicine World Conference. Approximately 2,500 people from more than 30 countries are registered for the three-day meeting, to be held in Santa Clara, California.