May. 7, 2021—By Jenna Somers During battle, many soldiers who become wounded find themselves at the mercy of another soldier’s medical training, hoping beyond hope that the soldier administering aid will remember their training well enough to save the wounded soldier’s life. Under such duress, recalling the details of medical training could be difficult, and the failure...
May. 7, 2021—Vanderbilt astronomers lead group that created the roadmap for studying supermassive black holes after detecting the low-frequency gravitational waves they create. Est. reading time: 2 mins.
May. 6, 2021—The Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (VICTR) has been awarded a major federal grant to lead a national trial of treatments targeting the Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System (RAAS) in patients hospitalized with COVID-19.
May. 6, 2021—A protein implicated in neurodegenerative diseases including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis prevents the activation of an innate immune response that leads to cell death, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.
May. 5, 2021—Daniel Genkins, a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of History, worked with the Data Science Institute to build a machine learning pipeline to process digitized ecclesiastical records that touch on the lives of people of African descent, both free and enslaved, in the early modern Atlantic.
May. 5, 2021—The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy awards Vanderbilt researcher Irfan Ibrahim an Integrated University Program fellowship grant to pursue research on nuclear power.
May. 5, 2021—Irfan Ibrahim The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy has awarded an Integrated University Program fellowship grant of $161,000 to environmental engineering graduate research assistant Irfan Ibrahim to further his work on nuclear reactor safety. The office’s awards provide 50 scholarships and 31 fellowships for nuclear scientists and engineers at 35 colleges and...
May. 4, 2021—Graduate student Catherine Shelton has been selected as one of two students nationally to receive the ninth annual Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship grant from Danone North America, the fresh dairy and plant-based products company. Shelton will use her grant to fund her research on identifying early-life microbiota components that may prevent obesity in children.
May. 4, 2021—Vasorelaxing peptides could offer a promising therapeutic strategy for reducing the neurological deficits caused by subarachnoid hemorrhage-induced cerebral blood vessel constriction.
Research Snapshot: Vanderbilt faculty examine user experience of electronic health records for physicians
May. 3, 2021—A team of Vanderbilt-led researchers sought to better understand the goals, constraints and frustrations of medical providers when they access Electronic Health Records. The results will be shared with technology vendors to enhance EHR usability.
May. 3, 2021—“Careers for the Citizen Scientist,” this year’s career development symposium through the ASPIRE program, will be May 6-7. Biomedical science graduate students and postdoctoral fellows can learn about career paths blending communication and science and hear a keynote from esteemed virologist Vincent Racaniello.
Postdoctoral research fellow wins early-career award from International Association of Sedimentologists
May. 3, 2021—Elizabeth Chamberlain, a U.S. National Science Foundation postdoctoral research fellow in earth and environmental sciences, has been awarded the 2021 Dr. Richard Faas Research Prize by the International Association of Sedimentologists.