Jun. 9, 2016—Alyssa Hasty, Ph.D., a Vanderbilt obesity researcher, has been selected to participate in the 22nd class of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program for Women.
Apr. 13, 2016—First-year students will not be the only new faces at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons this fall. Four new faculty heads of house have signed on to live in the first-year student community and help further its mission of easing the transition to university life and extending learning outside the classroom.
Sep. 8, 2015—Understanding how macrophage immune cells accumulate in fat tissue and contribute to the pathology of obesity could lead to the development of novel therapeutics for metabolic disorders.
Aug. 9, 2013—Gaining and losing weight during “yo-yo dieting” may contribute to an exaggerated immune response in fat tissue that increases metabolic dysfunction more than steady weight gain alone.
Dec. 5, 2012—The statistics are jarring. More than 25.8 million children and adults in the United States—8.3 percent of the population—have diabetes. And predictions are that one in three people will have the chronic disease by 2050. In addition to the toll on a person’s physical and emotional health, it’s also a costly disease, with more than...
Jan. 20, 2012—The Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Research Center celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with a second five-year renewal of its federal research grant.