Vanderbilt Research Trending
Mar. 11, 2019—Professor Jonathan Metzl isn’t afraid to tackle society’s most controversial issues, like guns, mass shootings, health care, race, politics and mental illness.
Mar. 8, 2019—Maya Krause, a Ph.D. student specializing in bioarchaeology, will spend her summer high in the mountains of Peru searching for ancient human remains after earning National Geographic’s Early Career Grant.
Mar. 4, 2019—Public policies rooted in racial resentment can carry grave consequences for health and well-being, according to new research by Vanderbilt psychiatrist and sociologist Jonathan Metzl.
Feb. 12, 2019—Even if animals have ulterior motives for teaming up, they teach humans a lot about love, says Vanderbilt University animal biologist Patrick Abbot.
Feb. 8, 2019—But long before female-specific medications are available, treatment centers could use the information in this study to educate women about their stronger mental connections to places and objects.
Jan. 29, 2019—Making an accusation about unethical business practices undermines trust in the accused and enhances trust in the accuser, but only if the accusation is made in good faith, according to new research led by Vanderbilt business professor Jessica Kennedy.
Jan. 24, 2019—Teams of makers from Vanderbilt and beyond raced the clock to create innovative solutions to the problems facing those living with disabilities as part of Vanderbilt’s Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM) makeathon.
Jan. 22, 2019—A curriculum directed by biologists Seth and Sarah Bordenstein is responsible for helping countless thousands of college students, schoolkids and citizen scientists worldwide contribute to research on microbes using cutting-edge technology.
Jan. 21, 2019—A team of Vanderbilt University bioengineers announced a major breakthrough: designing a nanoscale particle that flips on cells' defenses to fight cancer.
Jan. 18, 2019—Walter Chazin and colleagues have identified how a chemical "switch" in DNA primase, an enzyme essential to the replication of our genomes, works in order to hand off genetic information to the next enzyme.
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.
Dec. 13, 2018—Medicaid expansion and vocational education are both popular among Tennesseans, according to the latest statewide Vanderbilt Poll.