Health and Medicine
Nov. 8, 2018—Patients hospitalized with a cardiovascular event are more likely to die within one year if they have low health literacy, according to new research by Lindsay Mayberry and Sunil Kripalani.
Nov. 1, 2018—Jeffrey Rathmell and colleagues show that a drug that inhibits glutamine metabolism — currently in clinical trials as an anticancer agent — might also be useful as a treatment for inflammatory and autoimmune diseases.
Nov. 1, 2018—Vanderbilt researchers led by Buddy Creech are searching for the key to lasting protection against influenza by examining naturally protecting cells found in bone marrow.
Oct. 26, 2018—The grant will allow Charles Caskey to lead research into using ultrasound as an image-guided therapy for drug delivery.
Oct. 26, 2018—The grant will allow Kennedy Center researchers to analyze data from VUMC's Synthetic Derivative and BioVU databanks to study biomarkers associated with Down Syndrome.
Oct. 26, 2018—A new link between a support protein within the brain's white matter and known Alzheimer's biomarkers discovered by Angela Jefferson and colleagues bring researchers a step toward earlier and more precise detection of neuropathology underlying cognitive impairment that may lead to new targeted therapies