Dec. 10, 2012—A rare genetic syndrome provides new clues to lung scarring (pulmonary fibrosis), a potentially deadly consequence of many lung diseases.
Dec. 6, 2012—A gene associated with long life participates in the normal regulation of bone remodeling and may have a role in bone loss associated with aging.
Nov. 20, 2012—John Graves was part of the team hired by the Obama administration to provide statistical and economic evidence that would inform the development of the Affordable Care Act.
Nov. 19, 2012—A new map of the developing gut of quail offers valuable tool for studying intestinal diseases.
Nov. 16, 2012—The main antioxidant compound in green tea increases contractile force in isolated heart cells, suggesting it may be useful in heart failure.
Nov. 15, 2012—An inherited lung disease does not appear to have earlier onset and increased severity – a phenomenon called genetic anticipation – in successive generations.
Nov. 7, 2012—Vanderbilt’s Department of Psychology is hosting a daylong symposium to honor Ford Ebner, professor of psychology, emeritus, and professor of cell and developmental biology at Vanderbilt. “Neuroscience Today: A Symposium to Honor the Career Contributions of Dr. Ford Ebner” is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in Wilson Hall, Room 126. The...
Oct. 25, 2012—A protein normally known to promote cell death found to encourage survival of blood forming cells.
Oct. 19, 2012—Two newly identified gene variants linked to breast cancer may aid in predicting disease risk and targeting screening and prevention strategies.
Oct. 9, 2012—Use of complementary and alternative medicine differs by race and socioeconomic factors, study reports.
Oct. 5, 2012—The protein APOBEC3G contributes to spontaneous control of HIV-1 in vivo and may provide therapeutic benefits.
Sep. 21, 2012—A protein associated with aggressive breast cancers may also influence resistance of lung cancer to targeted therapies.