Jun. 10, 2021—Research led by Lisa Monteggia reveals that ketamine provides antidepressant effects by blocking key neural pathway. Est. reading time: 3 mins.
Vanderbilt neuroscientists uncover a novel means of interneuronal communication using extracellular vesicles
May. 24, 2021—By studying extracellular vesicles from the brain, researchers at Vanderbilt and Argentina’s Universidad Nacional de Córdoba are the first to show how the incorporation of extracellular proteins into a neuron can modify neurotransmission
Spontaneous release of neurotransmitters in the brain identified as a culprit of developmental disorders in infants and children
Nov. 3, 2020—Vanderbilt researchers discover how a group of neurodevelopmental disorders ranging in severity are caused in infants and children, opening new avenues for therapeutics.
Dec. 31, 2019—Ege T. Kavalali, PhD, professor and acting chair of the Department of Pharmacology in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, has been elected a recipient of a prestigious Humboldt Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation of Germany.