Jul. 19, 2019—Chemistry major Puxin Xuanyuan put her creativity to work this summer while splitting time between an immersion experience at a medical biotech startup in Toronto and conducting cancer-fighting research on the Vanderbilt campus.
Deep Healing: Two alumni are making waves in drug discovery by plumbing the oceans’ depths for new therapeutic molecules
Sep. 6, 2018—Sirenas, a San Diego-based company founded by Vanderbilt alumni Eduardo Esquenazi, BS'98, and Jake Beverage, BA'98, is applying trailblazing methods toward drug discovery.
May. 1, 2018—Vanderbilt scientists have developed a new process that can rapidly and inexpensively identify personalized cancer drugs derived from nature.
Jul. 21, 2015—In the latest VUCast: Find out about a fight club that can save lives; learn how musicians see in tune; and see the best Vanderbilt baseball fans from the College World Series. Watch now.
Jun. 29, 2015—Chemists Brian Bachmann and John McLean have shown that creating bacterial "fight clubs" is an effective way to discover natural biomolecules with the properties required for new drugs.
Jan. 27, 2015—Hillsboro High School senior Alex Jolly advanced to the semi-finals in the Intel Science Talent Search with his research project on cave drugs.
Mar. 24, 2014—By shifting evolution into reverse to produce an expensive HIV drug out of a simple sugar, Vanderbilt chemist Brian Bachmann has shown that it may be possible to manufacture exotic and expensive synthetic drugs as easily as brewing beer.
Mar. 3, 2014—Vanderbilt University has been awarded a Cooperative Agreement with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Army Research Office that is worth up to $16.5 million over five years.
Sep. 16, 2013—Read about faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.
Jan. 25, 2013—Vanderbilt biochemists have discovered that the process bacteria undergo when they become drug resistant can act as a powerful tool for drug discovery.