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High-spatial resolution mass spectroscopy reveals in bold colors the distribution and concentration of different lipids based on their molecular weight in a rat brain. (IMAGE COURTESY OF PROFESSOR RICHARD M. CAPRIOLI)

Up Close and Personal: Vanderbilt explores the frontiers of imaging technology

Recent advances in imaging technology are enabling Vanderbilt scientists to gain unprecedented views of how molecules, cells and tissues work together, yielding radical new insights into the causes, treatment and prevention of disease.

Take a Chair: A new $30 million investment to support faculty could lead to innovations that will save your life and shape the world’s future

Take a Chair: A new $30 million investment to support faculty could lead to innovations that will save your life and shape the world’s future

In this feature, Vanderbilt Magazine highlights just a few of the wide-ranging research endeavors being undertaken by the university’s current chair holders—from the creation of low-cost, potentially lifesaving materials that can warn of structural failures to discoveries explaining the mechanisms of addiction.

DANIEL DUBOIS

Bright Spot: The Biophotonics Center Shines Light on the Intersection of Physics, Engineering and Medicine

The Biophotonics Center is a state-of-the-art laser laboratory that serves as a kind of hub of cross-disciplinary research at Vanderbilt. Forty faculty members from across the university and VUMC—working on topics ranging from astrophysics to cancer treatments—have an affiliation with the center.

Vanderbilt Establishes Biophotonics Center

Vanderbilt Establishes Biophotonics Center

The growing field of biophotonics explores the interaction of biological systems and light, with the aim of finding ways to use light in medical breakthroughs. Funding in biophotonics research at Vanderbilt totals nearly $25 million.