Colin Walsh

  • Vanderbilt University

    Thirteen faculty named 2022 Chancellor Faculty Fellows

    Thirteen outstanding faculty members from across the university have been selected for the 2022 cohort of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. This group is composed of highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from a wide variety of disciplines and areas of expertise. Read More

    Jun 15, 2022

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    Artificial intelligence calculates suicide attempt risk at VUMC

    A machine learning algorithm that predicts suicide attempt recently underwent a prospective trial at the institution where it was developed, Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Read More

    Mar 15, 2021

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    Study will delve into EHR for signs of suicidality

    Retrieval of clearer, more complete information from the EHR could go a long way toward improving predictive models of who will next be at risk of suicide, thereby improving care for patients with suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Read More

    Feb 11, 2021

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    Treatment resistance of mental disorders studied

    A $3.4 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health will fund Vanderbilt research on treatment resistance in patients with major depressive disorder and schizophrenia. Read More

    Mar 28, 2019

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    Study explores genetic risk for suicide attempt

    While there is no single culprit, genetic factors account for a small but significant percentage of an individual's suicide risk. Read More

    Jan 31, 2019

  • Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos recognized 10 faculty for their accomplishments in research, scholarship or creative expression at the fall assembly Aug. 23 in the Student Life Center. (Anne Rayner/Vanderbilt)

    Gould awarded $10K prize for achievement in research

    Vanderbilt’s most prestigious faculty prize for accomplishments in research, scholarship or creative expression was awarded to Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology Kathleen Gould Aug. 23. She was one of 10 award recipients during Fall Faculty Assembly. Read More

    Aug 24, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Team to develop suicide risk model for military

    Researchers at Vanderbilt University and Florida State University have received a three-year, $1.5 million grant from the Military Suicide Research Consortium to develop and evaluate tools to help U.S. Navy primary care teams detect and manage suicide risk. Read More

    Jan 18, 2018

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    Investigators use machine learning to predict suicide risk

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2013 there were 41,149 suicides in the U.S., making it the 10th leading cause of death that year. Among high school students in 2013, the CDC estimates that over the previous 12 months 2.7 percent had sometime made a suicide attempt resulting in injury, poisoning or overdose that required medical attention. Read More

    Mar 9, 2017