Four researchers receive Young Investigator Grants

Four Vanderbilt University researchers are among 200 recipients of this year’s Young Investigator Grants awarded by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation to support “innovative ideas for groundbreaking neurobiological research.”

Brain circuitry in psychosis

Functional magnetic resonance imaging has revealed faulty circuits between the thalamus – a central hub of brain activity – and other brain regions.

Drug signaling networks

Vanderbilt investigators have developed a new algorithm to understand the networks of signaling molecules that control drug action.

Brain research foundation lauds VU’s Winder, Park

Vanderbilt University’s Danny Winder, Ph.D., professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, is among 15 scientists nationwide to receive NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grants this fall for their “cutting-edge” research.

Biomarkers may offer autism clues

A combination of biomarkers may reveal new clues about causes of and potential interventions for autism.


Tool finds connections in genome data

A new analytical tool points to genes that act together to increase disease risk.