Sep. 6, 2018—A Vanderbilt University Medical Center pilot study of treating late-life depression in nonsmokers with transdermal nicotine (nicotine patch) has yielded some promising results, but the study’s author cautions that more study is needed.
Sep. 5, 2018—There’s promise in specific immune system peptides—amino acid compounds that signal cells how to function. In this case, they may be affecting brain activity and, by extension, drug cravings.
Aug. 30, 2018—The discovery of these antibodies could significantly improve the diagnosis and treatment of the leading cause of stomach illness in the world.
Aug. 30, 2018—The discovery that high levels of bile acids appear to blunt cravings for cocaine could lead to new treatments for addiction.
Aug. 30, 2018—Two teams of Vanderbilt University entrepreneurs involved with the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps training program took home the top prizes at Tuesday’s 36|86: Student Edition pitch competition.
Aug. 30, 2018—A symptom related to hypertension may play a role in cognitive decline, according to new research by Angela Jefferson.
Aug. 29, 2018—A $1 million gift has established a new faculty chair within the School of Medicine’s Basic Sciences that is named in honor of the late biochemist Richard Armstrong.
Aug. 29, 2018—The Office for Inclusive Excellence invites all faculty to upcoming writing sessions designed to build community and offer dedicated time to work on writing projects.
Aug. 29, 2018—All undergraduate students involved in research, independent scholarship or creative activities in the past year are invited to showcase their work at the Sept. 27 event. Register online today.