Reporter Feb 28 2014

Web tool speeds pulmonary hypertension discovery

The pulmonary arterial hypertension knowledgebase (PAHKB), developed by Vanderbilt researchers, provides a useful tool for identifying PAH-related genes and signaling pathways relevant to pathogenesis.

Dismantling staph’s drug resistance

Targeting the enzyme FosB could make antibiotic-resistant staph bacteria sensitive to the antibiotic fosfomycin.

Imaging guides Alzheimer gene search

Using imaging data, Vanderbilt researchers discovered an association between a gene pair and brain changes in Alzheimer’s disease.

Neuro ICU lands national award for nursing quality

The Neurological Intensive Care Unit at Vanderbilt University Hospital has received the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence, one of the highest markers of nursing care.

Volunteers exemplify compassion, commitment

Fran Hardcastle still recalls her first volunteer experience — selling papers on Palm Sunday to benefit the Junior League Home for Crippled Children.

ASPET honors Lindsley’s pharmacology research

Vanderbilt University’s Craig Lindsley, Ph.D., has won the 2014 John J. Abel Award in Pharmacology for young investigators from the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET).

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