Author: Vanderbilt News and Communications
Aug. 12, 2019—Inflammation synergizes with a cell’s intrinsic genetic program to promote the development of pancreatic cancer.
Jul. 18, 2019—Vanderbilt collaborators focused on minimally invasive prostate surgery are developing an endoscopic robotic system with two-handed dexterity at a much smaller scale than existing options.
Jul. 16, 2019—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center scientists have discovered a role for a tumor suppressor protein in skin wound healing.
Jul. 15, 2019—Vanderbilt Eye Institute researchers have discovered that an imbalance in the ionic environment of retinal ganglion cells may contribute to functional impairments in glaucoma.
Jul. 11, 2019—Medicare Part D enrollees may pay more out of pocket for high-priced specialty generic drugs than their brand-name counterparts, according to new research by health policy experts at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Jul. 11, 2019—A new imaging method makes it possible to directly measure cell division and changes in metabolism in atherosclerotic plaques.
Jun. 20, 2019—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered that the gut microbiome composition modulates how dietary nutrients are metabolized, with potential downstream consequences on metabolic health.
Jun. 20, 2019—Larry Marnett and colleagues have developed what may become the first agent for targeted PET imaging of cancer tissues, such as ovarian cancer, that express high levels of the COX-1 enzyme.
Jun. 14, 2019—Idiopathic subglottic stenosis is an unexplained narrowing of the windpipe just below the vocal cords. The disease is progressive, slowly affecting the patient’s ability to breathe, and can be fatal due to airway obstruction if left untreated.
May. 30, 2019—Vanderbilt right fielder J.J. Bleday has been named one of four finalists for the 42nd Golden Spikes Award presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation, USA Baseball announced on Wednesday. The award honors the best amateur baseball player in the United States.
May. 30, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Office of LGBTQI Life invites the Vanderbilt community to walk in the 2019 Nashville Pride Parade on Saturday, June 22, beginning at 10 a.m. at Broadway and 8th Avenue in downtown Nashville. The first 25 people to join the group will receive a Vanderbilt PRIDE t-shirt.
May. 30, 2019—Assistant Professor Cathy Maxwell, Associate Professor Shelagh Mulvaney and Assistant Professor Bethany Rhoten have been named the School of Nursing’s first Valere Potter Distinguished Dean’s Faculty Fellows. The new fellows program supports tenure-track faculty in their research and scholarship.