Author: Bill Snyder
Aug. 2, 2012—Researchers in the Vanderbilt Flow Cytometry Shared Resource (FCSR) show off the new Amnis FlowSight, which provides an image of every single cell that passes through it and merges the capabilities of flow cytometry and fluorescent microscopy. From left are David Flaherty, lab manager, Kevin Weller, FCSR managing director, Core Research Assistant I Chris Warren...
Jul. 26, 2012—A California high school student helped accelerate an anti-obesity drug discovery program at Vanderbilt University this summer — and provided the proof-of-principle for a new technique that could save the lab an estimated $250,000 in the process.
May. 23, 2012—Vanderbilt researchers have developed a biomarker for beta cells that could make it easier to detect diabetes earlier.
Apr. 10, 2012—Researchers at Vanderbilt University have discovered that an unusual set of immune cells, called invariant natural killer T cells, can exacerbate obesity-related inflammation.
Apr. 4, 2012—Mutations in hundreds of genes involved in wiring the brain may contribute to the development of autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
Mar. 29, 2012—Nine Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored March 26 during a celebration at the Student Life Center. Their collective achievement “is, I think by any measure, extraordinary,” said Richard McCarty, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, in his introductory remarks.