NSF funds Vanderbilt graduate trainee program to develop workplace innovations for those with autism
Sep. 12, 2019—Vanderbilt University will train a new generation of engineers and scientists to develop innovations that connect 21st-century workforce needs to the talents and abilities of neurodiverse individuals, such as those living along the autism spectrum, thanks to a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation. NSF funds Vanderbilt graduate trainee program to develop workplace...
Jul. 18, 2019—Graduate Student, Joe Luchsinger, awarded research fellowship from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Fuhrmann Awarded 2019 Catalyst Award for Innovative Research Approaches for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Jul. 18, 2019—Sabine Fuhrmann (Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences has been awarded $3000,000 RBP Catalyst Award for Innovative Research Approaches for Age-Related Macular Degeneration to support her research. This award is co-sponsored by the American Macular Degeneration Foundation. The award is designed to support novel, ground-breaking research into AMD, with the ultimate goal of creating effective treatments for...
Jun. 24, 2019—Kellie Wilson (Winder lab) was recently awarded the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study. Congratulations Kellie!
Jun. 24, 2019—This past month, Lauryn Luderman (lab of Ela Knapik, Medicine) was awarded a fellowship from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research for her work on distinguishing the role of ERC1 isoforms in membrane trafficking during craniofacial and neuronal development. Congrats!
Graduate Student, Gabriella DiCarlo (Wallace Lab), wins The Vivien Casagrande Neuroscience Travel Award
Apr. 25, 2019—The Vivien Casagrande Neuroscience Travel Award is given in recognition of outstanding research by a graduate student or post-doctoral scholar to support their travel for presenting their research at a conference. This award honors the outstanding scientific achievements of Professor Casagrande and her dedication to the career of young scientists at the graduate and post-doctoral stages of their career. The winner will receive travel support for up to $1,500 to...
Apr. 18, 2019—Researchers find high-risk genes for schizophrenia
Apr. 15, 2019—Lippmann awarded NSF CAREER grant to study mechanics of blood-brain barrier