Reporter June 26 2015

VUMC’s Patrick speaks to members of congress about neonatal abstinence syndrome

Stephen Patrick, M.D., MPH, assistant professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy in the Division of Neonatology with the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, recently testified before congress about the rise in neonatal abstinence syndrome.

AIDS ribbon on the globe

VUMC, Meharry and State Health Department receive NIH grant to establish AIDS research center

Vanderbilt University has received a five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish the Tennessee Center for AIDS Research with Meharry Medical College and the Tennessee Department of Health.

Daniels receives research grant from Knights Templar Eye Foundation to study retinoblastoma treatment

Vanderbilt investigator Anthony Daniels has received a grant from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation to develop new, safe and effective treatments for retinoblastoma, the most common ocular cancer in children.

Photo: Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center

Grant to spur study of ‘brown fat’s’ metabolic mysteries

Vanderbilt researchers have received a $2.15 million grant to study the amount and activity of “brown fat” in adults, with the aim of understanding its role in metabolic disease and identifying new therapeutic targets.

VEI receives grant from Research to Prevent Blindness for research and education

The Vanderbilt Eye Institute recently received a grant for $115,000 from Research to Prevent Blindness, placing the total award amount for unrestricted grants from the organization at $860,000.

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