Department of Pharmacology Archives
Aug. 17, 2023—Federal grant to help Vanderbilt researchers will pave the way for potential treatments for schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorder
Jun. 29, 2023—Vanderbilt investigators have revealed the mechanisms by which the chemokine receptor CXCR2, is associated with melanoma tumor formation and growth — a discovery that supports the continued development of drugs that inhibit the receptor’s activity.
Jun. 5, 2023—Jackson Roberts II, MD, an internationally known clinical pharmacologist in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine who helped define the role of lipid peroxidation and oxidative stress in human disease, died May 31 in Nashville. He was 79.
Apr. 20, 2023—Researchers from as far away as Brisbane, Australia, and Bangkok, Thailand, will participate in a scientific symposium at Vanderbilt University Medical Center on April 28 honoring the memory of the late Al Reynolds, PhD, professor of Pharmacology, emeritus, who died last year.
Jan. 12, 2023—Vanderbilt's Dan Roden, MD, will receive the PMWC 2023 Pioneer Award Jan. 27 during this year’s Precision Medicine World Conference.
Dec. 19, 2022—BioVU, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s biobank, has reached another milestone — deep-freeze storage of more than 300,000 biological samples.
Oct. 17, 2022—Three Vanderbilt University faculty members have been elected this year to membership in the National Academy of Medicine, a prestigious, non-governmental organization that advises the nation and the world on important aspects of medical science, health care and public health.
Feb. 24, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers have made a fundamental discovery about how the heart compensates for genetic variations that otherwise could trigger abnormal and potentially fatal heart rhythms.