Kaiser’s KidTalk lab returns to early childhood language intervention research during Research Ramp-up to support kids with language delays
Nov. 25, 2020—Since the beginning of June, Peabody College professor Ann Kaiser and her team have been assessing the language development of toddlers over Zoom, discovering not only that virtual intervention works, but also that, in many ways, it may have unique benefits when compared to in-person intervention.
Nov. 21, 2020—Vanderbilt may submit one application to the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Events Sponsorship Program. Applicants may request up to $4,000 to support events that involve participants from more than one ORAU institution.
Nov. 21, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Dr. Scholl Foundation Grant Program. The Dr. Scholl Foundation is dedicated to providing financial assistance to organizations committed to improving our world.
Nov. 21, 2020—Sponsored Programs Administration, the pre-award team within the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, will host a Vanderbilt Electronic Research Administration system Live Demo Open House via Zoom every Tuesday at 10 a.m.
Nov. 20, 2020—The VINSE Spotlight Podcast interviews researchers associated with the Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering to highlight the depth and breadth of discoveries and innovations related to the institute.
Ridner returns to cancer patient research and care during Research Ramp-up to advance intervention studies
Nov. 20, 2020—When in-person research activities at Vanderbilt were put on hold in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, nursing professor Sheila Ridner’s steadfast commitment to patients ensured that their care did not suffer.
Nov. 19, 2020—Vanderbilt has the opportunity to nominate one candidate each from the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing for the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation’s Faculty Scholars Program. The goal is to develop the next generation of national leaders in medical and nursing education.
Limited Submission Opportunity: National Comprehensive Cancer Network Foundation 2021 Young Investigator Award
Nov. 19, 2020—Vanderbilt may nominate one candidate for the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Foundation Young Investigator Award for 2021. These awards provide $150,000 over a two-year period for promising young investigators across a broad range of oncology specialties and areas of interest.
Nov. 17, 2020—Further research by biochemistry professors Charles Sanders and Bruce Carter into therapeutics for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, an inherited condition that damages peripheral nerves, will be funded by Ancora Innovation LLC, a Deerfield Management company that supports Vanderbilt’s innovative life science research.
Nov. 17, 2020—Faculty, research administrators and other VU research community members are invited to check out the latest demo video and subscribe to the Vanderbilt Electronic Research Administration YouTube channel to keep up with additional demo and training videos as they're released.
Engineering lab returns during Vanderbilt’s Research Ramp-up to advance research in neurodegeneration
Nov. 16, 2020—The lab of Ethan Lippmann, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and biomedical engineering, seeks to model, understand, and ultimately treat neurodegeneration, focusing primarily on the blood-brain barrier, a border of protective blood vessels found in the brain. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Lippmann’s team in the Neurovascular Engineering and Therapeutic Design Laboratory was firing...
Nov. 16, 2020—With a statistical network to model civil conflict, political scientist Cassy Dorff applies a data-based lens to understanding war and peace.