featured research Archives
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.
Aug. 24, 2018—Running computers on virtually invisible beams of light would make them faster, lighter and more energy efficient. A Vanderbilt team found the answer in a familiar formula.
Aug. 17, 2018—More than a dozen Cassiopea were given to the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt by the Tennessee Aquarium.
Aug. 15, 2018—Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Florence Sanchez is a co-P.I. on an international research team searching for more resilient building materials for marine infrastructure projects.
Aug. 9, 2018—A team led by Stacie Dusetzina has received a grant to determine whether rising drug prices and out-of-pocket expenses are causing older Americans enrolled in Medicare Part D to delay or never fill their prescriptions.
Aug. 2, 2018—Vanderbilt researchers examine what happens when store brands in one category of goods, like soup, creates demands in another category, like canned vegetables.
Aug. 2, 2018—When consumers contemplate violating a personal goal (i.e., cheating on a diet, overspending on a budget), they often seek to make the most of that violation by choosing the most extreme option, according to new research from Kelly Goldsmith.
Jul. 20, 2018—Vanderbilt researchers have received a two-year, $250,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to develop a new way to measure trust in African American men as it relates to health care.
Jul. 11, 2018—One of the first studies to examine the health impacts of legal marriage for LGBT individuals has found gay men were more likely to receive routine medical care following marriage legalization.
Jul. 10, 2018—Researchers have developed a technique of infusing tiny gold nanoparticles into plastic polymer used in 3D printed materials. With this method, the gold nanoparticles "light up" and can find defects.
Jun. 18, 2018—Boys and men of color or who identify as LGBTQI experience higher rates of trauma, substance use, depression and violence, and that worsens their overall health, according to a new report coauthored by Derek Griffith, who is part of the American Psychological Association’s Working Group on Health Disparities in Boys and Men.