Twelve Vanderbilt faculty elected AAAS fellows
Nov. 24, 2014—Twelve members of Vanderbilt's faculty have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for their “scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.”
Dugan named to lead Division of Geriatric Medicine
Apr. 3, 2014—Laura Dugan, M.D., the Larry L. Hillblom Chair in Geriatric Medicine at the University of California San Diego (UCSD), will join the Vanderbilt faculty on April 7 to direct Vanderbilt University’s Division of Geriatric Medicine, a division of the Department of Medicine.
Cervical dystonia patients find answers, treatment at VUMC
Sep. 5, 2013—Seven years ago Tammy Frazier noticed an odd tremor in her neck. It wasn’t painful but was very noticeable, with her head almost constantly shaking back and forth. Her primary care provider referred her to a neurologist and Frazier was immediately diagnosed with cervical dystonia. Frazier says she was lucky to have an answer so...
Validating maps of the brain’s resting state
Jun. 19, 2013—A team of Vanderbilt researchers has provided important validation of maps of the brain at rest that may offer insights into changes in the brain that occur in neurological and psychiatric diseases.
Stanford’s Südhof to discuss how brain relays information
Dec. 6, 2012—Noted neuroscientist Thomas Südhof, M.D., will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Dec. 13.
Targeting new pathways to ease pain
Aug. 30, 2012—The spinal cord’s neuropeptide Y signaling pathway may be a good target for new pain therapeutics.
Roots of childhood brain tumors
Jun. 14, 2012—Cells in the back of the developing brain can give rise to brain tumors, suggesting they may be a target for treatment.
Vanderbilt honors top graduates during Commencement
May. 11, 2012—Top scholars from Vanderbilt University’s undergraduate and professional schools are being honored with Founder’s Medals during Commencement on Friday, May 11.
Vision study changes how we see the brain
May. 10, 2012—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered that the pulvinar, a mysterious structure buried in the center of our brains, determines how we see the world — and whether we see at all.
Minds wide open: Neuroscience at Vanderbilt
Apr. 6, 2012—Vanderbilt University has emerged as one of the nation’s leading academic centers in neuroscience.
Shyness study examines how brain adapts to stimuli
Mar. 9, 2012—Shyness may be caused by deficits in the brain.
Information flow reduced in psychosis
Oct. 21, 2011—Bipolar depression and schizophrenia share patterns of changes in neurons that regulate information flow, new research shows.