Mass Spectrometry Research Center
Sep. 11, 2014—Vanderbilt University’s Richard Caprioli, Ph.D., is participating in a national, federally funded collaboration to develop an intravaginal ring capable of delivering antiretroviral drugs to women at risk for HIV infection.
Jun. 19, 2014—Vanderbilt University’s Richard Caprioli, Ph.D., has received the 2014 Award for a Distinguished Contribution to Mass Spectrometry from the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS). Caprioli, the Stanford Moore Professor of Biochemistry and director of the Mass Spectrometry Research Center at Vanderbilt, was honored for development of Imaging Mass Spectrometry (IMS) using matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization...
Mar. 3, 2014—Vanderbilt University has been awarded a Cooperative Agreement with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Army Research Office that is worth up to $16.5 million over five years.
Sep. 16, 2013—New mass spectrometry imaging methods will enable studies of the distribution and identification of membrane proteins directly within tissues.
Apr. 17, 2013—Amanda Hachey had just crossed the finish line at Monday's Boston Marathon when she heard the first of two loud explosions. She reflects on her experience, while other members of the Vanderbilt community respond to the tragedy.
Mar. 21, 2013—Researchers at Vanderbilt University have discovered a new “push-pull” mechanism in the brain that one day could lead to new treatments for movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, as well as stress-related disorders and addiction.
Jan. 17, 2013—It may be possible to fight hospital-acquired pathogens like Acinetobacter baumannii by targeting the bacterium’s need for the nutrient metal zinc.
Aug. 9, 2012—A new 3-D view of the body’s response to infection — and the ability to identify proteins involved in the response — could point to novel biomarkers and therapeutic agents for infectious diseases.
Application deadline for new drug, gene and biomarker discovery pilot and feasibility program is May 14
Apr. 17, 2012—The Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center announces a new pilot and feasibility program (P&F) for innovative studies that use the VICB High-Throughput Screening Facility, BioVU or the Mass Spectrometry Research Center for research on diabetes, obesity and metabolism. The application deadline is 9 a.m. on May 14. Application forms and detailed instructions can be obtained from...
Mar. 21, 2012—Studies offer new insights into how obesity impairs the function of HDL, the “good” cholesterol.
Feb. 9, 2012—Click arrow above to listen to an InterVU with Deadline music composer Dave Perkins. A locally produced feature film premiering Feb. 15 has several Vanderbilt connections. Deadline, based on the novel Grievances by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Mark Ethridge, features several Vanderbilt staff members, faculty and alumni on both sides of the camera. The film,...
Aug. 5, 2011—Researchers identify protein partners that may keep the lens of the eye transparent – and free from cataracts.