Jul. 25, 2013—The new web application NetGestalt will allow investigators to simultaneously visualize different types of data for the same gene – such as mutation, expression and modification.
Jun. 20, 2013—Diseases associated with mutations and changes in expression of the protein caveolin may result from faulty trafficking of the protein to the cell surface.
May. 1, 2013—Vanderbilt researchers have developed a novel algorithm to improve results from proteomic studies.
Apr. 26, 2013—An immune system factor associated with severe asthma may actually reduce asthma attacks induced by viral infections.
Mar. 28, 2013—In critically ill patients with sepsis, plasma hemoglobin may be a new indicator of disease severity – and a potential target for treatment with acetaminophen.
Mar. 18, 2013—The factor IRF6 plays important roles in the development of the tongue.
Mar. 15, 2013—Diagnostic codes used for billing purposes effectively identify smokers in a general clinic population and can be used to adjust smoking status in genetic and epidemiologic studies.
Mar. 14, 2013—Understanding how bacteria become resistant to quinolone antibiotics could guide strategies for developing new antibacterial drugs.
Feb. 28, 2013—Researchers have found an unusual interaction between a factor that “turns on” protein synthesis and one that produces fatty acids.
Feb. 21, 2013—Vanderbilt investigators report new insights to the workings of calprotectin, an immune system protein that “starves” bacterial pathogens of the metal nutrients they require.
Feb. 17, 2013—The circadian clocks that control and influence dozens of basic biological processes have an unexpected “snooze button” that helps cells adapt to changes in their environment. A study by Vanderbilt University researchers published online Feb. 17 by the journal Nature provides compelling new evidence that at least some species can alter the way that their...
Feb. 15, 2013—It’s possible to cure Chagas disease – a deadly tropical infection transmitted by “kissing bugs” – in a mouse model.