Bill Snyder

Novel gene linked to familial atrial fibrillation

A rare genetic variant that occurs more commonly in families of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) may be a key to better understanding this common and potentially life threatening condition, Vanderbilt University researchers reported this week.

Nominations sought for 2013 faculty teaching, research awards

Nominations are being sought for the 2013 VUMC Academic Enterprise Faculty Awards in Teaching (School of Medicine) and Research (School of Medicine and School of Nursing).

Hudson lands top award from matrix biology group

Billy Hudson, Ph.D., an internationally known expert on kidney diseases at Vanderbilt University, is the recipient of the 2012 Senior Investigator Award from the American Society for Matrix Biology (ASMB) — its highest honor.

Research training program seeks global impact

For Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Ph.D. programs in the biomedical sciences, “diversity” means more than “international.”

Symposium highlights VU’s clinical, translational research

Nearly $5 million in internal pilot grants to jumpstart research projects. A tripling in the number of clinical and translational research publications. Novel research tools that have been snapped up by scientists around the world.

Record number elected AAAS fellows

Seventeen members of Vanderbilt University’s faculty have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) this year.

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