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Findings on eye-signal blending re-examine Nobel-winning research

Jan. 17, 2019—Knowing which neurons are involved in the eye signal blending process also opens the door to targeted brain therapies that reach well beyond eye patches.

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Team finds how error and reward signals are organized within cerebral cortex

Jan. 14, 2019—Psychiatrists diagnose people with schizophrenia, ADHD, bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses by spending time with them, looking for the particular behavior symptoms of each. What follows can be a hit-or-miss series of medications and dosages until disruptive behaviors go away. By deciphering the circuitry of the medial frontal cortex – an area beneath the...

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LSO: Akamai Foundation Grant

Oct. 8, 2018—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Akamai Foundation. The Akamai Foundation is a private corporate foundation dedicated to fostering excellence in mathematics, with the aim of promoting math’s importance and encouraging America’s next generation of technology innovators.

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Gordon receives NIH award for music and speech research

Oct. 3, 2018—Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology Reyna Gordon has received a National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award of $2.3 million for her project, “Biomarkers of Rhythmic Communication: Integrating Foundational and Translational Approaches.”

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L-POD program takes faculty research to new heights

Sep. 19, 2018—The Leveraged Proposal Organization and Development program, launched in 2017, has a new home in the Office of Research Development and Support and is gearing up for further expansion and progress.

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‘Proposals 101’ workshop covers basics of applying for funding at VU

Sep. 17, 2018—"Proposals 101," hosted by L-POD, supports faculty who are new to Vanderbilt or early in their careers. The next workshop is scheduled for Nov. 7.

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New faculty chair in Vanderbilt’s Basic Sciences created in memory of biochemist Richard Armstrong

Aug. 29, 2018—A $1 million gift has established a new faculty chair within the School of Medicine’s Basic Sciences that is named in honor of the late biochemist Richard Armstrong.

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New leaders appointed to enhance research support, development

Aug. 16, 2018—Vice Provost for Research Padma Raghavan has appointed two new leaders to manage research operations and support faculty in advancing their research.

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New committee advances research through limited submission opportunities

Aug. 16, 2018—Twenty faculty members have been appointed to the new Limited Submission Opportunities Plus review committee to help bring innovative research to the attention of external sponsors.

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NSF I-Corps program gives boost to commercializing prosthetic ankle

Jul. 6, 2018—The seven-week program can be arduous, but teams save much time later by avoiding missteps thanks to their extensive research and the mentoring they receive.

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White House honors Vanderbilt faculty for STEM mentorship

Jul. 5, 2018—The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy honored two Vanderbilt researchers for STEM mentorship.

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Oak Ridge and Vanderbilt come together to explore cellular processes

Jul. 5, 2018—Vanderbilt University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory are combining their expertise in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics and computation to address pressing problems in biology.

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