Bill Snyder

  • Vanderbilt University

    Scripps Research and Vanderbilt launch joint institute to advance science at interface of chemistry and medicine

    Personalized medicine refers to the relationship between genetic differences among individuals and corresponding differences in their chemical state and how they respond to various nutrients, drugs, and compounds in their environment. (Photo courtesy of Scripps Research Institute) Leftover blood samples from Vanderbilt’s clinics are retrieved daily from the Pathology lab. Read More

    Jan 13, 2011

  • Impact of Recovery Act funds profound for VU

    Impact of Recovery Act funds profound for VU

    During the past 18 months, scientists at Vanderbilt University have received $148 million under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to buy major equipment, hire additional staff and accelerate their research. University officials predicted the impact of the 246 two-year “stimulus” grants awarded to more than 200 researchers across campus… Read More

    Jan 6, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Ezra Fitz: In His Own Words

    Ezra Fitz (Photo credit: Daniel Dubois, Vanderbilt University) In late January of 2006, I was looking neither at tide pools, nor at stars. I was staring intently – just as I am now, as I’m writing this – into a computer screen, trying to cover a bone-white Word document with… Read More

    Dec 8, 2010