Jan. 25, 2019—A new Vanderbilt study examining stress in teens with and without autism spectrum disorder is now enrolling participants, thanks to a $2.3 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Mental Health.
Jun. 6, 2018—Led by the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Zachary Warren, associate professor of pediatrics, the SPARK study is looking for individuals of all ages with a professional diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to become part of the largest autism study ever undertaken in the United States.
Dec. 6, 2016—A new microfluidic device containing human cells that faithfully mimics the behavior of the blood-brain barrier is providing new insights into brain inflammation, the silent killer.
Jun. 23, 2016—Phil Schoggen, former psychology chair at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College, dies at age 92.
May. 18, 2016—“Neuro-diverse: A Symposium on Autism, Neuroscience and Perceptual Thinking” and an associated evening lecture – both free and open to the public – will take place on the Vanderbilt campus Monday, May 23.
Apr. 21, 2016—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) is one of a select group of sites selected to launch SPARK, an online research initiative designed to become the largest autism study ever undertaken in the United States.
Jan. 13, 2016—Julie Washington of Georgia State University will present “A Promise to Keep: Educating Our Highest Risk Students” at 4:10 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center as part of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration.
Nov. 23, 2015—Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements.
Sep. 10, 2015—Terri (Mary Theresa) Urbano, Ph.D., MPH, clinical professor of Pediatrics, emerita, died on Aug. 27.
Sep. 3, 2015—Vanderbilt University is seizing the opportunity to become a hub for music research in the heart of Music City.
May. 22, 2015—Peace Corps founder Sargent Shriver launched the federal Head Start program a half-century ago, bringing early learning opportunities to more than 32 million needy children. None of it would have been possible without the woman whose work he modeled the program after: Peabody College's Susan Gray.