Edward Sherwood

Treating kidney injury before it happens

Pretreatment of an animal model with a novel compound called PHAD reduced kidney injury, suggesting it may be a good candidate for preventing kidney injury in surgical patients.

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Novel infection fighter

A drug in use clinically to help make vaccines more effective may be a powerful new tool for fighting antibiotic-resistant infections.

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Predicting the infection response

Vanderbilt investigators are probing the response to a bacterial toxin as a clinical assessment of immune function.

Pathology of septic shock

The signaling molecule IL-15 promotes septic shock, a life-threatening condition involving organ injury caused by infection.

Improving vaccine formulations

The compound MPLA is an attractive vaccine component, designed to elicit a robust immune response.

Sherwood named to AUA advisory board

Edward Sherwood, M.D., Ph.D., Corneilius Vanderbilt Professor and vice chair for research in the Department of Anesthesiology and professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, has been selected to join the Scientific Advisory Board of the Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA).