Apr. 29, 2014—Vanderbilt University may nominate one candidate for the 2014 Aetna Regional Grants Program, GoLocal: Cultivating Healthy Communities. This grant opportunity provides $25,000-$50,000 over one year to high-impact and innovative initiatives that encourage healthy eating and active living, particularly within low-income, underserved and minority communities. GoLocal: Cultivating Healthy Communities will focus on proposals that offer creative...
Nov. 22, 2013—Two organic chemists at Vanderbilt University are among the ten recipients of the 2014 Arthur C. Cope Scholars Award that recognizes and encourages excellence in the field of organic chemistry.
Universitywide Limited Submission Opportunity: Translational cancer research grant from the Mary Kay Foundation
Nov. 13, 2013—Vanderbilt University may nominate one candidate for the Mary Kay Foundation Translational Cancer Research Grant program for 2014. These awards provide $100,000 over two years for investigators involved in translational research in ovarian, uterine, breast or cervical cancer. The Mary Kay Foundation seeks to fund innovative research that will provide a scientific link between laboratory research...
National Robotics Initiative grant will provide surgical robots with a new level of machine intelligence
Oct. 25, 2013—Providing surgical robots with a new kind of machine intelligence that significantly extends their capabilities and makes them much easier and more intuitive for surgeons to operate is the goal of a major new grant announced as part of the National Robotics Initiative.
Aug. 27, 2013—Vanderbilt engineers are part of a multi-university project to help determine the most efficient approach to designing and operating cyber-physical systems that support national health, energy and transportation priorities.
Jun. 12, 2013—In this week’s VUCast: Bionic Breakthrough: See advances in this robotic hand What Vandy doctors are doing with the military to avoid amputations See a special view of Commodore baseball All this and more in this week’s VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast. Watch now.
May. 1, 2013—Vanderbilt University engineers in the Institute for Software Integrated Systems have been awarded a $9.3 million contract over two years to continue their work to mature META tools that are part of a flagship Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Adaptive Vehicle Make (AVM) program.
Apr. 3, 2013—Applications are being solicited for support by the American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant (IRG). These funds are designed to provide seed money to support junior faculty members with an interest in cancer research who do not have external grant support. The ACS defines junior faculty as investigators at the rank of assistant professor or...
Oct. 16, 2012—Peter Pintauro, H. Eugene McBrayer Professor of Chemical Engineering and chair of the chemical and biomolecular engineering department, has partnered with researchers from the University of Kansas and TVN Systems, Inc. on a three-year, $1.72 million grant from the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy of the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a durable, low-cost battery capable of gathering power at off-peak hours and storing it for use during times of high demand.