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  • Vanderbilt University

    Amish aid study of Parkinson genetics

    Amish populations are valuable for genetic research because of their isolation, shared ancestry and homogeneous lifestyles. Read More

    Nov 11, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    VU, Bristol-Myers to collaborate on Parkinson’s therapies

    Vanderbilt University and Bristol-Myers Squibb have signed a collaboration agreement for the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapies acting on the mGluR4 glutamate receptor, known as positive allosteric modulators, or PAMs, for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Read More

    Sep 21, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt expanding research enterprise into Williamson County

    With the addition of a new 18,000-square-foot laboratory to be located within the Cool Springs Life Sciences Center, Vanderbilt University is expanding its research enterprise into Williamson County. Read More

    Mar 9, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Spirit of Innovation

    The Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization is taking Vanderbilt researchers’ inventions to new heights An array of instruments and gadgets found in the Olin Hall laboratory of Professor of Mechanical Engineering Michael Goldfarb. (John Russell/Vanderbilt) Use the term “inventor,” and what pops to mind? The wild-haired Dr. Emmett… Read More

    Feb 1, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Neuroscience drug discovery center opens at Vanderbilt

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center has established a new Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery to accelerate research that may lead to new treatments for Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia and other disorders of the brain. Read More

    Mar 11, 2011