May. 21, 2012—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered a rare, but important risk posed by the antibiotic azithromycin, commonly called a “Z-pack.” The study found a 2.5-fold higher risk of death from cardiac arrhythmia in the first five days of taking azithromycin when compared with another common antibiotic or no antibiotics at all.
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. 9, 2012—With the addition of a new 18,000-square-foot laboratory to be located within the Cool Springs Life Sciences Center, Vanderbilt University is expanding its research enterprise into Williamson County.
Feb. 3, 2012—Vanderbilt researcher and Gabon, Africa, native is working to discover ways to kill malaria-spreading mosquitoes.
Dec. 14, 2011—Fourteen Vanderbilt researchers have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).