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DNA damage response protein

Oct. 21, 2016—Vanderbilt researchers have determined that a previously uncharacterized protein responds to DNA replication stress and has an essential role in maintaining the integrity of the genome.

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Preparing for a return of pox

Oct. 20, 2016—To prepare for the potential of a smallpox return, Vanderbilt researchers are isolating and studying naturally occurring antibodies from the blood of previously infected or immunized people.

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Study finds natural compound extends lifespan of worms

Oct. 20, 2016—A compound found in buckwheat seeds extends the lifespan of worms, Vanderbilt investigators have discovered.

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Research sheds light on how RSV wards off potential vaccines

Oct. 20, 2016—Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the major cause of life-threatening viral pneumonia in infants worldwide, yet despite repeated efforts, scientists have been unable to develop an effective vaccine against it.

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Cancer disparities grant with Meharry, TSU gains renewal

Oct. 20, 2016—A multi-year collaborative cancer research effort among Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), Meharry Medical College (MMC) and Tennessee State University (TSU) will receive continued federal funding through the renewal of U54 Partners in Eliminating Cancer Disparities Grants from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a division of the National Institutes of Health.

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EGF receptor found to regulate macrophage inflammation in gut

Oct. 13, 2016—Researchers at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine have uncovered a link between epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) signaling and the inflammatory response to bacterial infection in the gastrointestinal tract.

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Grant spurs research on how nerves guide organ function

Oct. 13, 2016—Michelle Southard-Smith, Ph.D., associate professor of Medicine in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, has won a major award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support her research on how nerves control organ function.

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Imaging probe for retinal disease

Oct. 12, 2016—An imaging probe developed at Vanderbilt detects retinal inflammation early and may allow therapeutic intervention to prevent blindness.

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Culprits in genetic epilepsies

Oct. 11, 2016—Genetic variation in GABA-A receptors confers risk for inherited forms of epilepsy.

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Rheumatoid subtypes explored by PheWAS

Oct. 7, 2016—A computer-based method pioneered at Vanderbilt is being used to compare subtypes of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Motoring to the tips of the brush border

Oct. 6, 2016—New findings implicate a motor protein in the assembly of the brush border in the intestines and kidneys – a specialized surface that is critical for healthy organ function.

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Madhur lands NIH New Innovator Award

Oct. 6, 2016—Meena Madhur, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Medicine, has received an NIH New Innovator Award, which is designed to support exceptionally creative, early-career investigators who propose innovative, high-impact projects.

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