• Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt researchers receive $2 million ARPA-H contract to improve software security in medical devices

    Vanderbilt Department of Computer Science researchers Kevin Leach and James Weimer have won a $2 million award from the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health to develop technology aimed at improving software security in medical devices like insulin pumps, pacemakers and stroke predictors. This is the first award Vanderbilt has received from ARPA-H, an agency within the National Institutes of Health with a mission to support “high-impact” solutions for pressing health care needs. Read More

    May 20, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Feb. 1 online seminar offers key insights for ARPA-H proposal submissions

    Join online seminar on Feb. 1, from noon to 1 p.m., to learn essential administrative details for submitting successful proposals to the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health. The session is a vital resource for grant managers navigating ARPA-H’s submission and funding models. Read More

    Jan 29, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt named spoke in ARPA-H Customer Experience Hub to better meet patient needs

    Vanderbilt University expands its health care innovation role by joining the ARPA-H Customer Experience Hub as a spoke, aiming to advance patient-centric health care solutions. This is the second spoke designation with ARPA-H, underscoring Vanderbilt’s commitment to transformative health care research and accessibility for all Americans. Read More

    Dec 21, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt named spoke in ARPA-H Investor Catalyst Hub

    Vanderbilt University has been selected as an inaugural spoke for the ARPA-H Investor Catalyst Hub, a crucial component of the ARPANET-H initiative aimed at advancing accessible biomedical innovations. This partnership positions Vanderbilt to access potential funding and networking opportunities and provide input into ARPA-H’s health care research focus areas, aligning with their mission to accelerate equitable health care solutions nationwide. Read More

    Nov 20, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Faculty explore ARPA-H funding and proposal model for pathbreaking innovation

    Vanderbilt University faculty learned more about how ARPA-H funding can pave the way for transformative biomedical research. An information session, led by OVPRI and RDS, emphasized collaboration, innovation and the university’s commitment to pioneering health solutions. Read More

    Sep 20, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Laurie Cutting appointed associate provost in Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Innovation

    Laurie Cutting, a renowned scholar and expert in cognitive neuroscience, has been appointed associate provost in the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Innovation, where she will aim to foster academic excellence, innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration. Read More

    Aug 10, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Learn more about HHS’s new sponsor agency, ARPA-H, at faculty webinar April 14

    Research Development and Support will offer an online seminar to discuss the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health, a new independent entity within HHS The seminar will outline the ARPA-H funding model and agency priorities and include a discussion panel about how to approach applying for this type of funding, which differs from traditional HHS grants. Read More

    Mar 16, 2023