Bill Snyder

Six Vanderbilt Faculty Research Scholars named

Six junior faculty and postdoctoral fellows have been appointed this year to the Vanderbilt Faculty Research Scholars (VFRS) program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Treatment-resistant depression linked to body mass index: study

Genetic factors are a small but significant contributor to severe depression that does not respond to standard therapy, according to researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital.

Alexander Bick, MD, PhD

VUMC’s Alexander Bick receives a “healthy aging” research award

Vanderbilt’s Alexander Bick, MD, PhD, has received a Hevolution/AFAR New Investigator Award in Aging Biology and Geroscience Research from the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) and Hevolution Foundation.

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Study finds 500 new blood pressure genes

An analysis of the genomes of more than 1 million people of European ancestry, conducted by several of the world’s leading genomic centers, including Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has identified more than 2,000 independent genetic signals for blood pressure.

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Poverty tops smoking as a major death risk: study

A Vanderbilt study found that Black and white people who earned less than $15,000 a year died, on average, more than 10 years earlier than those whose annual income exceeded $50,000.

Seven Vanderbilt faculty elected AAAS fellows

Seven Vanderbilt University faculty members, including four from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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