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Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab Members Present Research, Highlight Lab Activities at National Conference

Written by Kitt Carpenter, Professor of Economics Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab Director Kitt Carpenter and Policy Lab Member Gilbert Gonzales presented research at the Fall Research Conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management in Chicago on Nov. 3, 2017. APPAM is the premiere research association for public policy studies in the United States,…

Posted by on November 9, 2017 in News, TIPs 2017


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Meet the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab Faculty: Professor Gilbert Gonzales

Written by Stephanie Wang, Vanderbilt Class of 2021 As a way to introduce you to faculty from the LGBT Policy Lab, first-year student Stephanie Wang will interview a different faculty member approximately each month and write a brief faculty profile. Stephanie reached out to the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab prior to her arrival on campus…

Posted by on November 2, 2017 in News, TIPs 2017


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Epidemiology of HPV-Associated Cancers: Changing Trends and Future Burden

Written by Krystle A. Lang Kuhs, PhD, MPH A rapid increase in the incidence of oropharyngeal cancer, a type of head and neck cancer, has been reported in many parts of the developed world. This rise has been attributed to an increase in the subset of OPCs caused by oral human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. HPV,…

Posted by on November 1, 2017 in News, TIPs 2017


Economics professor Christopher "Kitt" Carpenter

Meet the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab Faculty: Professor Christopher “Kitt” Carpenter

Written by Stephanie Wang, Vanderbilt Class of 2021 As a way to introduce you to faculty from the LGBT Policy Lab, first-year student Stephanie Wang will interview a different faculty member approximately each month and write a brief faculty profile. Stephanie reached out to the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab prior to her arrival on campus…

Posted by on October 24, 2017 in News, TIPs 2017


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Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab kicks off Internal Seminar Series November 15

The Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab will host a seminar series featuring Vanderbilt faculty presenting research related to LGBT policies. The series kicks off this fall with two talks in Buttrick Hall. These events are free and open the university community. Wednesday November 15 | 2 – 3:30 p.m. | Buttrick 123 Kitt Carpenter (Professor of…

Posted by on October 17, 2017 in News, TIPs 2017


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Save the Date – Symposium on HPV Infection and Associated Cancers

The HPV ACTIVE Trans-Institutional Program will sponsor a symposium on HPV infection and associated cancers. Details on the event, which will be held Friday, March 2, 2018, can be found below. What: Symposium on HPV Infection and Associated Cancers When: Friday, March 2, 2018 (8 a.m. – 12 p.m.) Where: VICC Conference Center (Room PRB898)…

Posted by on October 16, 2017 in News, TIPs 2017


Economics professor Christopher "Kitt" Carpenter

Introducing the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab

Written by Dr. Christopher Carpenter, Professor of Economics and Director of the Vanderbilt LGBT Policy Lab Does binary thinking affect support for transgender rights policies? How does legal access to same-sex marriage affect health insurance coverage and health? How will legal arguments about sex stereotyping be used in cases about discrimination on the basis of…

Posted by on October 11, 2017 in News, TIPs 2017


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Vanderbilt Center for Autism and Innovation Hosts Launch Event at Wond’ry

Introduction Blog (Aug. 1, 2017) The Vanderbilt Center for Autism and Innovation launched its showcase at the Wond’ry on Tuesday, August 22. The launch event featured remarks from individuals involved with the project and several demos highlighting some of the research being conducted by center team members. The showcase event kicked off with an introductory video,…

Posted by on August 28, 2017 in News, TIPs 2017


Billy and Jennifer Frist's visit to Maithilee Kunda's lab.  They have a son with autism and are starting a local nonprofit to put people on the autism spectrum to work!.(John Russell/Vanderbilt University)

Introducing the Center for Autism and Innovation

Written by Dr. David Caudel, Executive Director – Center for Autism and Innovation The Center for Autism and Innovation, a collaborative project that brings together engineers, scientists, disabilities researchers and business scholars from across Vanderbilt’s campus, was recently named a recipient of one of the university’s 2017 Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) awards. Many adults on the…

Posted by on August 1, 2017 in News, TIPs 2017


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What do you know about HPV infection and the cancers HPV causes? 

Written by Ronald D. Alvarez, Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology Infections cause more than 2 million cases of cancer worldwide annually, accounting for approximately 15 percent of all new cancer cases. HPV is second only to Helicobacter pylori as one of the most cancer-causing pathogens, resulting in more than 600,000 cases of cancer worldwide each year. In…

Posted by on July 26, 2017 in News, TIPs 2017