Apr. 16, 2012—As part of Autism Awareness Month, nationally recognized each April, The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Education and Human Development will host a community forum titled “What’s on the Forefront of Autism Research?” The event is Saturday, April 21, from 9 to 11 a.m. in Room 241 of the One Magnolia Circle building and...
Apr. 4, 2012—A new study on novel word learning uncovered clues on reading and plasticity in the brain that could determine interventions for children who struggle with reading.
Mar. 30, 2012—Autism experts from Vanderbilt University are available for interviews on World Autism Awareness Day, designated by the United Nations as April 2.
Mar. 20, 2012—A genetic variation that causes early disruptions in serotonin signaling in the brain may contribute to autism spectrum disorder and other enduring effects on behavior.
Mar. 16, 2012—Disruptions in immune system regulation may play a role in a deadly complication in premature infants.
Feb. 24, 2012—Using a cooling blanket with newborns who have suffered from oxygen deprivation allows researchers to study what is happening in the brain and what brain cooling therapy can achieve.
Jan. 20, 2012—The discovery of a previously unrecognized and pivotal role of enzyme ASL in nitric oxide production could potentially lead to new therapies for babies with pulmonary hypertension.
Jan. 18, 2012—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has opened its newly developed 10th floor of the Doctors’ Office Tower (DOT). The 11-story DOT, adjoining Children’s Hospital, houses outpatient pediatric clinics and serves as a base for many physicians. The additional 21,000-square-foot area provides more space for clinical services and is the new home of the...