Author: Bill Snyder
Aug. 15, 2019—Fifteen years after it was launched, REDCap, Vanderbilt University’s research data management tool, has reached 1 million users throughout the world.
Aug. 14, 2019—Scarcely a year after its national launch, the “All of Us” research program, which aims to accelerate the prevention and treatment of disease, has enrolled more than 230,000 research participants — more than a fifth of its recruitment goal of 1 million people. All
Aug. 8, 2019—A previously unrecognized role for a cell surface receptor may open new therapeutic options for the treatment of fibrotic diseases.
Jul. 29, 2019—Microtubules, part of the cell's cytoskeleton, regulate the secretion of insulin, suggesting that they may be a new target for treating diabetes.
Jul. 25, 2019—A national study is seeking to determine whether genetic testing can help physicians choose the best drugs for their patients to relieve pain and depression.
Jul. 24, 2019—A first-of-its-kind mouse model may help reveal mechanistic underpinnings for the altered behaviors of autism spectrum disorder.
Jul. 18, 2019—Megan Rasmussen, a Ph.D. student in Cell and Developmental Biology, has been selected as the 2019 Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar.
Jul. 18, 2019—A 19-year-old student is leading a multi-institutional collaboration to identify drugs that can be prescribed safely to pregnant women without harming the fetus.
Jul. 18, 2019—A new research center is aimed at improving patient outcomes and preventing disability after muscle and skeletal injuries and surgery.
Jul. 11, 2019—Researchers at Vanderbilt University and the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor have obtained the first high-resolution image of a molecular “machine” used by the insidious stomach bug Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) to inject a cancer-causing protein into the stomach lining.
Jul. 9, 2019—James Crowe Jr., MD, director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center, will be honored today by the science and technology company Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany for his contributions to developing new therapeutics and vaccines against some of the world’s deadliest viruses.
Jun. 26, 2019—Cataracts are uncommon in babies but when they occur the cloudy lenses must be removed without delay or blindness may result.