Department of Medicine Archives
Oct. 20, 2014—Laura Dugan strives to bring breakthroughs in neuroscience research and the aging brain together.
Sep. 16, 2014—Stem cells derived from patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension provide a unique resource for studying the molecular defects that cause the disease and testing potential therapies.
Sep. 2, 2014—Two proteins interact to maintain selenium levels in the brain, and protect neurons from degeneration.
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.
Aug. 7, 2014—An enzyme therapy may prevent skeletal abnormalities associated with the genetic disorder neurofibromatosis type-1, Vanderbilt investigators have discovered.
Aug. 1, 2014—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered that the protein CRADD counteracts inflammatory injury to endothelial cells, which could assist the development of new therapies for inflammatory vascular disorders.