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
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Mar. 11, 2019—https://www.newschannel5.com/news/vanderbilt-brain-institute-invites-k-8th-graders-and-their-families-to-brain-blast-2019
‘Very exciting time’ for sleep research as studies zero in on performance, health – Beth Malow, M.D., M.S.
Mar. 7, 2019—http://news.vumc.org/2019/03/04/very-exciting-time-for-sleep-research-as-studies-zero-in-on-performance-health/
Mar. 6, 2019—https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2019/03/05/researcher-shares-largest-neuroimaging-dataset-on-math-development/?utm_source=myvupreview&utm_medium=myvu_email&utm_campaign=myvupreview-2019-03-06
Jan. 2, 2019—Stressful or traumatic experiences occurring in a child’s earliest years—birth to age 5—have been linked to reduced hippocampal volume in adolescence, according to a new Vanderbilt University report published in Developmental Science. “These findings tell us that there may be a ‘sensitive period’ in which stress is more likely to affect the development of the hippocampus,...