Bill Snyder

Food variety drives overeating in mouse model of obesity syndrome

Dietary variety – not high-fat or sugary foods – appears to stimulate overeating in a mouse model of an inherited obesity syndrome.

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BMI gene study expands to people of African ancestry

An international team of scientists, including six from Vanderbilt University, has identified the first unique genetic determinants of body mass index (BMI) in people of African ancestry.

Vanderbilt’s Hong, Niswender elected to ASCI

Charles Hong, M.D., Ph.D., and Kevin Niswender, M.D., Ph.D., have been elected to membership in the American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI), one of the nation’s most respected medical honor societies.

‘Challenge’ reveals students’ tech transfer ingenuity

A strategy for commercializing a wireless electrocardiogram (ECG) has won top honors at this year’s TechVenture Challenge.

Early study reveals ‘nuclear’ strategy for atherosclerosis

Vanderbilt University scientists have discovered a potential new strategy for lowering cholesterol and triglyceride levels and stopping atherosclerosis and fatty liver disease.

New online system helps researchers share information

A new Web-based scientific information management system called “Labnodes” is helping Vanderbilt University investigators collaborate and get more bang for their research bucks.

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