Lab manager Rachel Nargi prepares a B-cell culture during the recent “sprint” to develop an antibody-based treatment for Zika virus infection.

Study identifies antibodies that block alphaviruses

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have identified antibodies that, in animals, block infection by alphaviruses, which can cause chronic and debilitating joint pain and arthritis and are an increasing global health concern.

Kristin Archer, PhD, DPT, directs the new Center for Musculoskeletal Research.

More recovery, less disability focus of new musculoskeletal research center

A new research center is aimed at improving patient outcomes and preventing disability after muscle and skeletal injuries and surgery.