Jun. 4, 2021—Emmanuele DiBenedetto, a retired mathematics professor who made significant contributions to the understanding of partial differential equations, has died after a 15-month struggle with cancer.
Apr. 28, 2021—Biochemistry professor Fred Guengerich and pharmacology professor Heidi Hamm have been named part of the inaugural class of fellows of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The newly established honor recognizes the most distinguished members of this professional society.
Mar. 7, 2019—Heidi Hamm and colleagues have reported the first animal model of a "shut-off valve" for neurotransmitter and hormone release through SNARE complex-mediated membrane fusion.
Oct. 27, 2017—Seven outstanding Ph.D.’s with diverse backgrounds and experiences have come to Vanderbilt to pursue postdoctoral training with an eye toward academic careers.
Nov. 23, 2016—Vanderbilt investigators have discovered how antidepressant medicines that block serotonin uptake can increase bleeding risk.
Jan. 15, 2015—Heidi Hamm, a world leader in G protein signaling, is the recipient of the 2015 Robert R. Ruffolo Career Achievement Award in Pharmacology.
Jan. 15, 2015—Vanderbilt's Heidi Hamm, Ph.D., and L. Jackson Roberts II, M.D., have been lauded by the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET).
Jun. 19, 2014—In their introductions of Heidi Hamm, Ph.D., prior to her Flexner Discovery Lecture last week, Susan Wente, Ph.D., and P. Jeffrey Conn, Ph.D., recounted how early encounters with her influenced their careers. For Wente, associate vice chancellor for Research, senior associate dean of Biomedical Science and soon-to-be University Provost, it was a lecture that Hamm...
Jun. 12, 2014—During her 13-year tenure as chair of Vanderbilt University’s Department of Pharmacology, Heidi Hamm, Ph.D., bolstered its international reputation, attracted 18 new faculty members and helped take it in new directions, such as drug discovery.
Jun. 5, 2014—Heidi Hamm, Ph.D., the Aileen M. Lange and Annie Mary Lyle Professor of Cardiovascular Research and an internationally known expert on G protein-mediated signaling, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, June 12.
Dec. 2, 2013—Thanks in part to a computer program named “Rosetta,” Vanderbilt University researchers are closer to understanding how the ubiquitous G protein is activated – a discovery that could lead to the design of more specific and effective drugs.
Oct. 25, 2012—Heidi Hamm, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Pharmacology, has won the 2012 Ariens Award from the Dutch Pharmacological Society.