Reporter Oct 23 2015

VUMC and Incyte Corp. form new scientific alliance

Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators have joined forces with scientists at Incyte Corp. to explore new therapies for the treatment of various types of cancer, as well as other diseases. The company has agreed to help fund basic and translational science research by VUMC investigators.

Chazin honored with international biophysics award

Walter Chazin, Ph.D., director of the Vanderbilt Center for Structural Biology, is a recipient of a 2016 Fellow of the Biophysical Society award.

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Guillamondegui: One standard needed to track concussions

Data in sports concussion studies will continue to be disputed as long as the injuries are diagnosed by differing standards instead of universal guidelines, a Vanderbilt investigator concludes in a recent review.

Elam steps down as Osher Center medical director

Roy Elam, M.D., will step down as medical director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt University following a search for a new director.

VU-invented wireless ECG system receives FDA approval

A wireless electrocardiogram (ECG) system invented at Vanderbilt University and marketed by a Nashville company, InvisionHeart, has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval.

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Revised regulations proposed for human subject research

Eighteen departments and agencies of the federal government have joined to propose revised regulations for scientific research involving human subjects.

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