Microbiology and Immunology

Vanderbilt earns top rankings, including a No. 1, for successful minority recruitment in master’s and Ph.D. programs

“Diverse: Issues In Higher Education” has ranked Vanderbilt University No. 1 in the country for the number of doctoral degrees awarded to African Americans in the biological and biomedical sciences.

Nine professors honored at endowed chair holder celebration

The extraordinary achievements of nine Vanderbilt endowed chair holders were lauded at a Sept. 8 celebration during which generous donors were thanked.

Young stem cells counter kidney aging

Young bone marrow cells alleviate aging-related kidney changes in mice.

Illustration of human intestinal tract

Balancing act in the gut

Vanderbilt researchers have identified an antigen important to balancing the immune response to bacteria in the gut.

HIV molecule

Host countermeasure hinders HIV

New details about a host mechanism that fights off HIV may reveal strategies for therapies to treat or prevent HIV infection.