Reporter July 19 2019

Denison named director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Mark Denison, MD, has been named director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases in the Vanderbilt Department of Pediatrics.

How proteins spread linked to Alzheimer’s disease sex differences

The ways certain proteins spread may help explain why the prevalence of Alzheimer’s is higher in women than in men.

Madhur receives Presidential Early Career Award

Meena Madhur, MD, PhD, has received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

Rasmussen named Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar

Megan Rasmussen, a PhD student in Cell and Developmental Biology, has been selected as the 2019 Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar.

Genetic characteristics of peripheral artery disease studied

New study explores why some people with peripheral artery disease present with problems with their legs, some with their heart and some with strokes.

Effort seeks to improve safety of drugs given during pregnancy

A 19-year-old student is leading a multi-institutional collaboration to identify drugs that can be prescribed safely to pregnant women without harming the fetus.

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