Reporter Nov 30 2018

Analyzing single-cell landscapes

Vanderbilt researchers have developed a new tool for quantifying data from single-cell studies.

Five faculty elected AAAS fellows

Five Vanderbilt University faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science this year.

Green tea and diabetes

In a large population study of Chinese adults, Vanderbilt researchers found that green tea drinking increased risk of type 2 diabetes.

Children’s After-Hours Clinics reach patient visit milestone

When Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital launched its After-Hours Clinic Program in 2013, the decision to bring its expertise in treating children closer to home and to provide another option for families was the right choice.

NEI grants help bolster glaucoma research efforts

Two Vanderbilt Eye Institute (VEI) researchers were recently awarded National Eye Institute (NEI) Audacious Goals Initiative (AGI) for Regenerative Medicine grants for $6.8 million over five years to develop new treatments for optic neuropathies and glaucoma, the leading cause of irreversible blindness.

Ethics study explores precision medicine’s risks, rewards

Precision medicine research — which involves the consolidation of massive amounts of complex data and the widespread sharing of those data for a variety of research studies — offers the prospect of both benefit and harm.

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