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Getting the goods on obesity

Nov. 19, 2019—Obesity and two post-operative complications linked with it have associated genetic variants in common, suggesting that obesity may be the culprit.

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Lindsell appointed to HEAlth Data Science Center co-directorship

Oct. 3, 2019—The HEAlth Data Science (HEADS) Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is undergoing a reorganization to further refine the center’s mission, and Christopher Lindsell, PhD, has been named a new co-director.

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Intestinal immune cell interactions

Jul. 30, 2019—Understanding the roles of various immune cells that reside in the gut lining could shed light on inflammatory bowel diseases.

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Study merges big data and zebrafish biology to reveal mechanisms of human disease

Apr. 24, 2019—In a series of studies that volleyed between large databases and research in zebrafish, Vanderbilt investigators have discovered a link between vascular biology and eye disease.

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Analyzing single-cell landscapes

Nov. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt researchers have developed a new tool for quantifying data from single-cell studies.

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Connecting an asthma gene to leukemia

Aug. 2, 2018—A receptor previously implicated in asthma may also play roles in other allergic diseases and in leukemia, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.

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“Idling” cancer cells may return

Apr. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt investigators have discovered that cancer treatment induces an “idling” state for cells, which could promote resistance to treatment.

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Rheumatoid subtypes explored by PheWAS

Oct. 7, 2016—A computer-based method pioneered at Vanderbilt is being used to compare subtypes of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Data diving for health

Sep. 23, 2015—To most effectively use electronic health records for research, investigators should query multiple components of the record to identify patients with specific diseases.

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Drug signaling networks

Jul. 15, 2015—Vanderbilt investigators have developed a new algorithm to understand the networks of signaling molecules that control drug action.

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Protein “pockets” help ID cancer genes

Nov. 11, 2014—Vanderbilt investigators have used a computational biology approach to uncover new cancer drivers and biomarkers of anticancer drug response.

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Drug discovery clues in network map

Aug. 5, 2014—Vanderbilt investigators have constructed a network map that could guide the development of new targeted cancer therapies.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

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