Jan. 4, 2019—A research team led by Russell Rothman has been approved for a $7 million research funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to conduct a trial comparing clinic and consumer information technology approaches to promote healthy behaviors and prevent early childhood obesity.
Jan. 4, 2019—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC) may nominate one applicant for the RWJF Health and Climate Solutions Grant.
Vanderbilt, Boehringer Ingelheim announce partnership to develop therapies for psychiatric disorders
Jan. 3, 2019—Boehringer Ingelheim and Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery today announced two new global agreements to investigate, develop and commercialize novel small molecules targeting two distinct G-protein coupled receptors known to engage in the modulation of certain brain circuitries, which are altered in neuropsychiatric conditions such as schizophrenia.
Jan. 2, 2019—Vanderbilt's Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization, the Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology and Deerfield will bring together experts in discovery and development of antibody therapeutics Jan. 23 to discuss and review state-of-the-art developments in the field.
Dec. 21, 2018—Vanderbilt University researchers are working to understand how people with schizophrenia experience emotion through their bodies.
Dec. 20, 2018—New Vanderbilt University biochemistry professor Houra Merrikh is working to defeat drug-resistant superbugs by blocking a molecule they need to mutate rapidly.
Dec. 19, 2018—Carbon labeling may be an effective way to not only help consumers to choose foods with smaller carbon footprints, but also incentivize companies to make environmentally positive changes to their supply chains.
Dec. 19, 2018—There may be a "sensitive period" in which stress is more likely to affect brain development in adolescence, according to Kathryn L. Humphreys, assistant professor of psychology at Vanderbilt and lead author of a new study.
Dec. 19, 2018—The practice of separating immigrant children from their parents is very likely to lead to negative effects on emotional and mental health in adolescence.
Using a mapping technique to reassess prior Alzheimer’s studies finds ‘powerful,’ improved reproducibility
Dec. 19, 2018—A neural mapping approach that pegs results from more than two dozen previous Alzheimer’s studies found that reproducibility improves when trying to isolate symptoms to a brain network rather than a single area of the brain.