Apr. 28, 2011—Subtle genetic changes can have big effects on blood pressure while exercising.
Apr. 27, 2011—Vanderbilt researchers are using a variety of approaches to hasten the beginning of the end of malaria.
Apr. 14, 2011—Antioxidant compounds may counteract the neurotoxic effects of methylmercury, new research suggests.
Apr. 4, 2011—Although an evaluation of existing treatments for children with autism spectrum disorders found positive results in some studies, better information is needed to target the right treatments to specific children.
Apr. 1, 2011—Vanderbilt has received a $10.3 million federal grant to establish a national research resource for mass spectometry.
Mar. 11, 2011—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has established a new Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery to accelerate research that may lead to new treatments for Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia and other disorders of the brain.
Mar. 4, 2011—Researchers use genetic manipulations in mice and single-cell analyses to help explain stem cell regulation.
Mar. 4, 2011—Just a few sessions on the treadmill can prevent marijuana cravings and use, new research finds.
Feb. 18, 2011—A new mouse model offers the ability to better test how selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) work and could lead to the development of new classes of anti-depressants.
Dec. 2, 2010—Clinical pharmacologist Nancy Brown, M.D., relaxes in her chair, leans on an elbow and gives each speaker her utmost concentration. A dozen or so biomedical scientists attend Brown’s weekly research meetings, held in a small conference room tucked amid laboratories high in the Robinson Research Building. Five or six young researchers take turns reporting out...
Vanderbilt University study to be most comprehensive look at link between stress and health disparities
Jul. 6, 2010—Vanderbilt University is launching a landmark study in Nashville to look at the role stress plays in the health disparities observed across socioeconomic status and race. The study will seek 1,600 individuals who will be asked to participate in interviews and provide blood and urine samples that will allow the simultaneous assessment of physical, emotional...