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SPI-Hub resource delivers intel on biomedical journals

Nov. 14, 2019—SPI-Hub, is a new online knowledge resource that gives biomedical scientists an efficient means to identify journals in which to publish their work.

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Blueprint for treating epilepsy

Nov. 14, 2019—Structural details of a protein that is essential to normal brain function could improve treatments for epilepsy and other seizure disorders.

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RSV transmission in the Middle East

Nov. 14, 2019—Understanding how RSV is transmitted, which strains dominate and how new strains emerge around the globe will guide better vaccine and anti-viral drug design.

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Endotoxin shock protector

Nov. 5, 2019—A novel tool developed by Vanderbilt scientists protects animals from endotoxin shock and can be used for mechanistic analyses of inflammation due to microbial and other insults.

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How to fake a medical record

Nov. 4, 2019—Simulated electronic health records could avoid patient privacy risks and help speed discovery.

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Acute kidney injury recovery time impacts future risk

Oct. 31, 2019—Interventions that impact the timing of recovery following acute injury may improve future outcomes for patients.

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Imaging host-pathogen battle for metal

Oct. 31, 2019—An unprecedented view of bacterial products within infected tissues opens new opportunities to explore infection biology and devise novel therapeutic strategies.

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High fiber, yogurt diet associated with lower lung cancer risk

Oct. 28, 2019—A diet high in fiber and yogurt is associated with a reduced risk for lung cancer, according to a study by Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers.

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Team set to study undiagnosed congenital diarrhea in infants

Oct. 24, 2019—Researchers at four institutions, including Vanderbilt, have been awarded a five-year, $9.4 million federal grant to tackle undiagnosed congenital diarrheas caused by a single gene mutation.

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Another way to detect lymphedema

Oct. 22, 2019—Early detection of lymphedema, which occurs in 20% of patients following breast cancer treatment, may improve therapeutic options for patients.

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Completing DNA synthesis

Oct. 21, 2019—James Dewar and colleagues have identified a role for the enzyme topoisomerase II in reducing replication errors during the final stage of DNA synthesis.

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Microscopic spines connect worm neurons

Oct. 17, 2019—Worm neurons have microscopic “spines” — where nerve-to-nerve communication happens — that share features with mammalian neurons, supporting the use of worms to study spine genetics and biology.

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