Reporter Aug 29 2014

Aggressive bone cancers build more blood vessels

A subpopulation of bone cancer cells may be responsible for driving clinically aggressive behavior, suggesting new treatment options.

Protein interaction protects against neurodegeneration

Two proteins interact to maintain selenium levels in the brain, and protect neurons from degeneration.

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Skin biopsy to diagnose depression?

It may be possible to use skin cells as biomarkers to diagnose and manage depression.

Limiting breast cancer metastasis

Vanderbilt researchers have identified a new target for blocking breast cancer metastasis.

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VU receives grant renewal from Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks is renewing Vanderbilt University as an Autism Treatment Network (ATN) site with a three-year, $420,000 grant.

Initiative seeks to break down breast-feeding barriers

Breast-feeding is welcomed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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