Jul. 29, 2020—Vanderbilt biomedical engineers have developed COVID-19 tests immune to supply chain shortages.
Jan. 11, 2017—Vanderbilt engineers have developed a new method for duplicating DNA that makes devices small enough to hold in your hand that are capable of identifying infectious agents before symptoms appear.
Dec. 3, 2014—Using the same mechanism that causes evaporating coffee to leave a ring behind, an interdisciplinary team of Vanderbilt researchers is designing a simple blood test to diagnose malaria in the developing world without electricity or special training.
Aug. 22, 2014—An international expert on slavery and emancipation during the 18th and 19th centuries was awarded the prestigious Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement in Research during Vanderbilt University’s Fall Faculty Assembly.
May. 9, 2012—The "Extractionator" is a sophisticated little device that automates the diagnostic sample collection and preparation process so it can be operated by individuals in remote environments with minimal training.
Dec. 16, 2011—The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given them $1 million to three Vanderbilt scientists to develop a point-of-care sample collection and preparation product that could bring advanced medical diagnostic testing to the third world.
Apr. 27, 2011—Vanderbilt researchers are using a variety of approaches to hasten the beginning of the end of malaria.