Feb. 21, 2020—Erin Calipari, Kelly Haws and Marybeth Shinn have been selected as Global Voices Fellows for the fall 2020 semester.
Feb. 6, 2020—Two Vanderbilt University pharmacologists have won prestigious awards from the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET).
Jan. 6, 2020—Thirteen faculty members from across the university have been awarded a Provost Research Studio for the 2019-20 academic year. The goal of the PRS is to support the professional development of full-time faculty who are not full professors or otherwise at the top of their promotion ladder.
Mar. 15, 2019—Erin Calipari, a principal investigator at the Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research, has dedicated herself to making groundbreaking discoveries. As the daughter of Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari, she's embracing her platform to share important scientific breakthroughs with people who might not otherwise be paying attention.
Mar. 7, 2019—A Nicholas Hobbs Discovery Grant and a Director’s Strategic Priorities Grant have been awarded to Vanderbilt Kennedy Center investigators for 2019-20. The grants aim to further understanding of how social information is processed within the reward circuit and explore the creation of an objective measure of social information processing.
Feb. 8, 2019—But long before female-specific medications are available, treatment centers could use the information in this study to educate women about their stronger mental connections to places and objects.
Sep. 5, 2018—There’s promise in specific immune system peptides—amino acid compounds that signal cells how to function. In this case, they may be affecting brain activity and, by extension, drug cravings.
Oct. 23, 2017—Erin Calipari could be described as a code breaker. Using technologies that allow her to probe the activity of single neurons in awake and behaving animals, she is piecing together the neural code that controls motivation and decision-making.