Vanderbilt School Of Medicine Basic Sciences

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    Q&A: Reviewing systemic problems for autistic adults in STEMM

    AJ Hinton, Amber Crabtree, and colleagues collaborated to provide a commentary on the challenges facing autistic adults in science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine. As autistic adults face a high unemployment rate, the authors argue that solutions are necessary to evoke change within STEMM institutions to acquire and retain autistic employees. Read More

    Jun. 5, 2024

  • The Lord of the Rings Leaves it All on the Court

    The Lord of the Rings Leaves it All on the Court

    Chuck Sanders, Vice Dean, Vanderbilt School of Medicine Basic Sciences British author J.R.R. Tolkien had a lot to say about the creative process and I’d like to explore how his thoughts relate to the pursuit of cutting-edge scientific research. Tolkien’s The Silmarillion provides both the mythological underpinning… Read More

    Dec. 14, 2023

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    A potential new approach for the treatment of schizophrenia

    THE IDEA   Jeffrey Conn (John Russell/Vanderbilt University) James Maksymetz A new study led by Jeff Conn, Lee E. Limbird Chair in Pharmacology, James Maksymetz, a former graduate student in the Conn laboratory, and other collaborators at the Warren Center for… Read More

    Dec. 8, 2021