Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology
Jun. 20, 2013—Osteomyelitis, a debilitating bone infection most frequently caused by Staphylococcus aureus (“staph”) bacteria, is particularly challenging to treat.
Mar. 14, 2013—The Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology (VICB) celebrated its 10th anniversary Tuesday with a daylong research symposium.
Feb. 28, 2013—Scott Hultgren, Ph.D., an expert on the interactions between bacteria and human hosts, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, March 7.
Feb. 28, 2013—Top chemists from around the country will be on hand March 12 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology (VICB), a brave experiment that helped jumpstart the University’s robust drug discovery initiative.
Feb. 15, 2013—It’s possible to cure Chagas disease – a deadly tropical infection transmitted by “kissing bugs” – in a mouse model.
Jan. 18, 2013—Understanding how the main receptor for light interacts with other signaling molecules may inform new pharmaceutical development.
May. 31, 2012—The molecular structure of a protein involved in Alzheimer’s disease – and the surprising discovery that it binds cholesterol – could lead to new therapeutics for the memory-robbing disease.
Apr. 20, 2012—Antioxidants may be a beneficial treatment for an inherited genetic disorder.
Mar. 19, 2012—The April program for My Health Chat will be the promising world of cancer drug discovery. Panelists will be Lawrence Marnett, director of the Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology, and Stephen Fesik, director of drug discovery at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. They will discuss and take questions regarding how information about the genetic drivers of cancer...
Sep. 29, 2011—Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered surprising new insights into the actions of NSAIDs.
Jul. 21, 2011—A new understanding of the biochemical pathway that builds our skin barrier could lead to treatments for skin diseases.
Apr. 27, 2011—Vanderbilt researchers are using a variety of approaches to hasten the beginning of the end of malaria.