Author: Bill Snyder
Jan. 20, 2012—The Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Research Center celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with a second five-year renewal of its federal research grant.
Dec. 22, 2011—Fourteen members of Vanderbilt University’s faculty have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) this year. This is the largest number of Vanderbilt fellows to be elected in a single year on record. They are among 539 fellows from around the country selected by their peers because of their...
Oct. 21, 2011—The new Center for Diabetes Translation Research will translate scientific breakthroughs into practices that can be applied in the doctor’s office and the patient’s home.
Oct. 18, 2011—Each year millions of Americans return to the hospital within 30 days of their previous discharge. Although many readmissions could be preventable, most statistical models for predicting them "perform poorly," according to researchers at Vanderbilt and the Oregon Health and Science University and their affiliated VA medical centers.
Oct. 3, 2011—Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have made substantial progress in developing potential new treatments for Parkinson’s disease, schizophrenia and fragile X syndrome, the most common genetic form of autism.
Sep. 30, 2011—Drug-like molecules described by Vanderbilt researchers could lead to Parkinson's treatments with fewer side effects.
Jul. 18, 2011—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been awarded a five-year $20 million federal grant to coordinate a national consortium that aims to advance biomedical research nationwide.
Jun. 14, 2011—Consortium will advance biomedical research nationwide.
Apr. 15, 2011—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a laboratory for health care reform. Increasingly, Vanderbilt researchers are applying their expertise in informatics, genomics, drug discovery, basic science and clinical medicine to the solution of critical problems in patient care. Bedside checklists and electronic “dashboards” developed at Vanderbilt, for example, enable doctors and nurses to chart in exquisite...