Noted economist Raj Chetty draws on new data to highlight economic challenges exacerbated by COVID-19
Oct. 29, 2020—Economist shares COVID-19 economic data and prescription for successful recovery in compelling lecture hosted by the Data Science Institute, Department of Economics, the Public Policy Studies program and nonpartisan public policy research center The Sycamore Institute.
Vanderbilt University anti-inflammatory therapy licensed to Amytrx is now in clinical trials for eczema treatment
Oct. 27, 2020—Jacek Hawiger’s anti-inflammatory peptide therapy, licensed by Amytrx and now in clinical trials, has the potential to safely and effectively treat a multitude of inflammatory and metabolic diseases.
Oct. 27, 2020—Vanderbilt researchers—including Charles Sanders, associate dean for research and professor of biochemistry, and graduate student Justin Marinko—have illuminated the cause of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, putting them on the road to developing therapeutic approaches for the disease that affects one in 2,500 people.
Oct. 26, 2020—Kevin Galloway, director of making at the Wond’ry, has adjusted his class on engineering and immersive design to help students create in all environments while making things that help people.
Oct. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may choose one nominee for the V Scholar Award for Black/African American Cancer Researchers program, which is open to research in all adult cancer types.
Oct. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Recordings at Risk program. Recordings at Risk is a national regranting program administered by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) to support the preservation of rare and unique audio and audiovisual content of high scholarly value through digital reformatting.
Oct. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt University may nominate one faculty member in the chemical sciences for the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program. The program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers who demonstrate leadership in research and education.
Oct. 20, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Tennessee Arts Commission Arts Access Annual Grant program for the 2022 fiscal year. The Arts Access Annual Grant category offers direct support for arts projects that focus on increasing access to underserved and underrepresented populations.
Limited Submission Opportunity: TN Arts Commission Arts Project Support and Rural Arts Project Support
Oct. 20, 2020—Vanderbilt may submit one application to the Tennessee Arts Commission Arts Project Support or the Rural Arts Project Support program. Proposed arts projects must involve one or more commission-recognized art forms.
Oct. 19, 2020—The IDD-Reads Grant Awards competition is open to teams consisting of Vanderbilt Kennedy Center investigators/members and their trainees and Vanderbilt Data Science Institute faculty/trainees (including affiliated faculty), CHIPI or Department of Health Policy. The objective is to conduct pilot projects consistent with the mission of the VKC using innovative data science tools.
Oct. 19, 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.
Oct. 13, 2020—Maizie Zhou, a new assistant professor of biomedical engineering, blends bioinformatics, computational genomics, neuroscience and machine-learning techniques to understand how the brain enables us to behave intelligently and how specific genomic mutations can alter that process.