circadian clock Archives
Sleep experts: daylight saving time has long-term brain effects
Nov. 4, 2019—Sleep experts published a JAMA Neurology commentary in which they recap large epidemiological studies to advocate for ending the practice.
Study finds broken circadian clock in human tumors
Mar. 29, 2018—Human tumors appear to have a broken circadian clock, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center report in the journal PeerJ.
Study reveals circadian time in a blood sample
Mar. 2, 2017—A researcher at Vanderbilt has identified a set of 15 genes that together exhibit a 24-hour gene expression pattern in human blood, constituting a circadian clock biomarker.
2015: The Year in Review
Dec. 18, 2015—From national championship battles to breakthroughs in research, key appointments to beautiful #vandygrams, goodbyes to #VU2015 and hellos to #VU2019, take a look back at the year that was.
New ‘reset’ button discovered for circadian clock
Feb. 2, 2015—The discovery of a new "reset" button for the brain’s master biological clock could eventually lead to new treatments for seasonal affective disorder, reduce the adverse health effects of working the night shift, and possibly even treat jet lag.