National Institutes of Health

VISTA grant to fund hospital-based research training in heart, lung, blood, sleep disorders

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received a federal grant to establish a first-of-its-kind training program in patient-oriented and health systems research focused on acute heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders in the hospital setting.

New algorithms show promise for predicting bipolar disorder risk

In a new study across three major U.S. health care systems, researchers developed and tested algorithms to predict who will develop bipolar disorder.

VUMC to help engage more study participants in research decisions

The All of Us Engagement Core at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is helping make human research more equitable, inclusive and stronger to accelerate the prevention and treatment of illness through genomic and precision medicine.

VUMC initiative to address social drivers of health

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received a federal grant to incorporate social drivers of health into adult primary care with the aim of improving outcomes for patients with multiple chronic conditions.

Highly multiplexed, untargeted MALDI imaging mass spectrometry data reveal the localization of various lipids and metabolites to specific functional regions of the nephron, the kidney's filtering unit (right).

Grants spur efforts to create molecular ‘atlases’ of organs

Vanderbilt researchers have received three grants totaling $13.6 million from the National Institutes of Health to develop molecular “atlases” of the brain, kidney, eye and other tissues.

Vanderbilt’s Terker wins NIH Director’s Early Independence Award

Andrew Terker, MD, PhD, a physician scientist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center who is committed to advancing the understanding and treatment of kidney disease, has received a 2022 National Institutes of Health Director’s Early Independence Award.

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