Nov. 11, 2013—Amish populations are valuable for genetic research because of their isolation, shared ancestry and homogeneous lifestyles.
May. 6, 2013—These stories from the past year show how Vanderbilt is making an impact, on campus and in the world.
Apr. 29, 2013—Eating fava beans increases dopamine in blood and urine, but does not stimulate urinary sodium excretion.
Mar. 21, 2013—Researchers at Vanderbilt University have discovered a new “push-pull” mechanism in the brain that one day could lead to new treatments for movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, as well as stress-related disorders and addiction.
Sep. 21, 2012—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.
Sep. 7, 2012—Deep brain stimulation used to treat Parkinson’s disease may impair some aspects of language processing, a recent study suggests.
Aug. 23, 2012—Pioneers of Parkinson’s disease research are gathering at Vanderbilt University Medical Center today to celebrate the end of a study that was an important first step in the quest to find a way to slow the progression of the degenerative movement disorder.
Jul. 3, 2012—Vanderbilt University researchers were one of nine teams invited to participate in the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering’s 10th anniversary technology showcase June 22 in Bethesda, Maryland. NIBIB is an institute within the National Institutes of Health.
May. 1, 2012—The May program for My Health Chat will be the fascinating field of neuroscience. Panelists will be Reid Thompson, chair of neurosurgery and director of the Vanderbilt Brain Tumor Center, and Jeff Conn, who directs the Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery. Topics will range from the latest innovative approaches in neurosurgery to the development...
Apr. 6, 2012—Vanderbilt University has emerged as one of the nation’s leading academic centers in neuroscience.
Jan. 30, 2012—When the Nashville Predators take the ice—it’s all about strength, precision and teamwork. But when a beloved former coach with the Preds started feeling the harsh symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease—he turned to a team here at Vanderbilt. Coach Brent Peterson allowed VUCast’s Carole Bartoo and Mike Todd inside the operating room to witness his deep...
Jan. 27, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: · Inside A Preds coach’s deep brain stimulation surgery · How nicotine could impact memory · Why a research lab wants Vandy undergrads