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Vanderbilt collaboration yields promising compound to treat arrhythmia

Feb. 21, 2019—In addition to establishing potency, the team’s tests on cells and, later, mice showed that even high doses of the compound caused no ill effects.

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Meet Vanderbilt’s first Academic Pathways fellows

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.

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Faster (cheaper) method for making big bioactive ring molecules

Dec. 12, 2016—A pair of Vanderbilt chemists have developed a faster, cheaper method for synthesizing ring molecules called cyclic depsipeptides found in antibiotics, anti-retrovirals and pesticides.

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Kudos: Read about faculty awards and achievements

Oct. 26, 2016—Read about the latest faculty awards and achievements.

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Two Vanderbilt organic chemists win Cope Scholars Award

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.

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Cure in sight for kissing bug’s bite

Feb. 14, 2013—Chagas disease, a deadly tropical infection caused by the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi and transmitted by biting insects called “kissing bugs,” has begun to spread around the world, including the U.S. Yet current treatment is toxic and limited to the acute stage. In The Journal of Infectious Diseases (JID), Galina Lepesheva, Ph.D., and her colleagues...

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Lipsey wins Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement

Aug. 25, 2011—Mark Lipsey of Peabody was awarded the Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement in Research at Fall Faculty Assembly.

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Seven Vanderbilt University Faculty Honored by AAAS Scientific Society

Jan. 12, 2011—Seven Vanderbilt University faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an honor bestowed upon them by their AAAS peers. They are among 503 AAAS members from around the country who achieved this honor because of their distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications. The newest AAAS...

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