Department of Defense
Mar. 8, 2021—The emergence of pathogenic skin fungi that cause the disease chytridiomycosis is contributing to the global loss of amphibian populations.
Feb. 9, 2021—A noninvasive, quantitative MRI method could be used after surgical repair of traumatic peripheral nerve injury to help clinicians make decisions about whether additional surgical interventions are needed.
Oct. 15, 2020—It might be possible to use vesicles carrying the receptor for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, to bind the virus and prevent infection.
May. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt Vaccine Center team isolates monoclonal antibodies against the mosquito-borne Ross River virus, which causes rash, fever and debilitating muscle and joint pain lasting three to six months.
Apr. 7, 2019—An April 15 webinar designed for early career investigators will highlight opportunities at key agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation and Department of Defense. The event will be from noon to 1 p.m. in the Baker Building, Room 800C.
Oct. 15, 2018—Researchers with little to no experience with Department of Defense funding are invited to learn more at an Oct. 22 workshop sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research.
May. 21, 2018—A new Vanderbilt study suggests it may be possible to develop antibody therapies or a universal vaccine effective against multiple Ebola virus family members.
Oct. 26, 2017—Vanderbilt researcher Tonia Rex, Ph.D., is accustomed to performing studies in her lab with a goal of translating the findings into better diagnoses and treatment tools for the visually impaired.
Jul. 27, 2017—Kaye Harris, MSN, R.N., manager of Supplemental Staffing Programs, has received a Patriotic Employer Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a program of the Department of Defense.
Jun. 29, 2017—Vanderbilt investigators have conducted a first-of-its-kind genome-wide association study of lung cancer survival in African-Americans.
May. 17, 2017—Blood type A was associated with longer ovarian cancer survival in a recent Vanderbilt-led study.
Oct. 6, 2016—Surgeons have limited tools to successfully repair and track the recovery of peripheral nerves that have been severely damaged as a result of a traumatic injury, but Vanderbilt investigators hope to change this through research studies recently funded with more than $3 million in grants from the Department of Defense and the National Institutes of Health.