Author: Leigh MacMillan
Jun. 22, 2023—Genetic mosaicism — when the body’s cells do not all have the same genetic makeup — could generate variants previously thought to be spontaneous in genetic disease, and detecting parental mosaicism could clarify recurrence risk for future children.
Jun. 7, 2023—Vanderbilt's Mariana Byndloss, DVM, PhD, is one of eight Burroughs Wellcome Fund 2023 Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease.
May. 22, 2023—Vanderbilt researchers used novel MRI methods to noninvasively quantify measures of neurofluid circulation and found that hypertrophy of a site of cerebrospinal fluid egress may be related to amyloid-beta retention in Alzheimer’s disease.
May. 8, 2023—Vanderbilt research finds that GLP1 receptor agonists — a class of diabetes medications — are associated with fewer major adverse cardiovascular events than another type of diabetes drug (DPP4 inhibitors) in older veterans with no prior heart disease.
Apr. 24, 2023—Drug-resistant tuberculosis is on the rise, and novel antibacterial drugs called SPTs have potential for treating the deadly lung infection.