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Research finds midlife women twice as likely as men to have asthma

Nov. 28, 2017—In childhood, asthma is more common in boys than girls. But around the time of puberty, that picture reverses. By mid-life women are twice as likely as men to have asthma.

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Salt, inflammation and hypertension

Nov. 13, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers have identified a pathway that links excess sodium, inflammation and hypertension.

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Glowing receptors help find and track cancerous growth

May. 18, 2017—Under the microscope, they sparkle like emeralds, these molecules that may hold a key to understanding — and stopping — cancerous growth.

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Study suggests new way to treat rare autism disorder

Aug. 25, 2016—A protein that plays a powerful role in learning and memory may be a key to improving treatment of a rare autism spectrum disorder called Pitt-Hopkins syndrome (PTHS), a new study suggests.

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Transcription factor evolution

Aug. 11, 2016—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered a novel model of evolution for factors that control gene expression.

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Breast cancer: finding the smoking gun

Jul. 20, 2016—A new method developed at Vanderbilt may help “inventory” all tumor-promoting genes.

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It takes two to tango: beta cell development

Jun. 23, 2016—Defining the genes required for the function of insulin-producing beta cells is crucial for ongoing efforts to develop a cell-based therapy for diabetes.

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An Argonaute’s voyage to cancer

Apr. 28, 2016—A genetic mutation that promotes cancer development blocks the normal sorting of a protein called “Argonaute 2.”

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Findings offer new insight on how cell division proteins work

Jan. 28, 2016—A family of proteins with critical roles in cell division, synaptic transmission and cell migration don’t all function the way scientists thought they did, according to two new studies led by Vanderbilt researchers.

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Cancer signaling pathway blocker

Apr. 3, 2015—Researchers at Vanderbilt University have discovered a new way to inhibit Hedgehog (Hh) signaling, an important regulatory pathway for vertebrate development – and cancer.

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Natural ‘high’ could avoid chronic marijuana use, Vanderbilt study finds

Dec. 1, 2014—Replenishing the supply of a molecule that normally activates cannabinoid receptors in the brain could relieve mood and anxiety disorders and enable some people to quit using marijuana.

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Study finds coronary arteries hold heart-regenerating cells

Aug. 20, 2014—Endothelial cells residing in the coronary arteries can function as cardiac stem cells to produce new heart muscle tissue, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered.

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