Author: Leigh MacMillan
Dec. 1, 2011—Structural biology studies of a bacterial protein suggest a new target for treating life-threatening heart infection.
Nov. 18, 2011—A new mouse model provides a tool for testing novel therapeutic approaches for neurofibromatosis.
Nov. 11, 2011—Providing increased mentorship, research opportunities and a nurturing, intellectual environment during fellowship training may help reduce a projected shortage of academic hematologists and oncologists.
Nov. 11, 2011—Vanderbilt researchers have identified an antigen important to balancing the immune response to bacteria in the gut.
Nov. 4, 2011—Light and the hormone melatonin may play important roles in the developing brain.
Oct. 21, 2011—Bipolar depression and schizophrenia share patterns of changes in neurons that regulate information flow, new research shows.
Oct. 7, 2011—Structural studies are providing insight to how aflatoxin – a toxin produced by fungi – contributes to cancer development.
Oct. 5, 2011—Neuronal activity in a deep brain region increases as Parkinson’s disease advances, a new study suggests.
Sep. 29, 2011—Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered surprising new insights into the actions of NSAIDs.
Sep. 8, 2011—The pattern of hearing loss across sound frequencies affects the benefit from hearing aids.
Aug. 26, 2011—The antibiotics of the future could take a page from the immune system’s playbook – and “starve” bacteria of the nutrients they need.
Aug. 16, 2011—A certain signaling pathway could be key to improving cardiac repair after a heart attack.