Nov. 14, 2019—Understanding how RSV is transmitted, which strains dominate and how new strains emerge around the globe will guide better vaccine and anti-viral drug design.
Feb. 22, 2019—William Schaffner, M.D., professor of Preventive Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, weighs in on the importance of staying home while sick and what we can all do to protect ourselves.
Aug. 20, 2017—A new study has found that sugars in mother's' milk do not just provide nutrition for babies but also help protect them from bacterial infections.
Aug. 4, 2016—A Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) student recently received international recognition when his poster presentation at a major infectious diseases conference was voted the best from among 600 presenters and 1,500 attendees.
Jul. 21, 2016—Everyone knew everyone in Patty Wright’s hometown of Scottsville, Kentucky, population 4,336.
Jul. 16, 2015—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), the Human Vaccines Project and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) announced this week that VUMC has become the project’s first scientific hub.
Aug. 22, 2014—Eighty years after antibiotics revolutionized medicine we are facing potential catastrophe.
Apr. 28, 2014—Understanding how chikungunya virus binds to and enters cells offers a new target for antiviral medications.
Mar. 14, 2013—Scott Hultgren, Ph.D., director of the Center for Women’s Infectious Disease Research at Washington University in St. Louis, talked about improving therapies for urinary tract infections during his recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.
Oct. 5, 2012—The protein APOBEC3G contributes to spontaneous control of HIV-1 in vivo and may provide therapeutic benefits.