An international team has uncovered the potential to beat obesity at the cellular level, characterizing for the first time a complex, little-understood receptor type that, when activated, shuts off hunger.
Nicholas Zeppos, chancellor of Vanderbilt University, questions the way America's four-year colleges and universities deliver the undergraduate experience in this opinion piece published by CNN.com.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is encouraging its medical providers to stop using saline as intravenous fluid therapy for most patients, a change provoked by two companion landmark studies released Feb. 27 that are anticipated to improve survival and decrease kidney complications.
Vanderbilt's efforts to offer an affordable education to all qualified students are under assault from the federal government, says Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this article published in the Opinion section of the Tennessean.
Every hour Sinead Miller spends figuring out how to cure sepsis equates to some untold amount of time she’ll spend in a cool, dark, quiet room, her brain recovering from punishing migraines triggered by bright laboratories and computer screens.
Vanderbilt University engineers have combined the science of biomechanics with advances in wearable tech to create a smart, mechanized undergarment that prevents back stress.
Vanderbilt University researchers believe a drug originally designed for rheumatoid arthritis may be the first drug to treat calcification of heart valves.
Nicholas S. Zeppos, chancellor of Vanderbilt University, calls on Congress to once again protect a government-university partnership that has produced "breakthrough upon breakthrough."
A Vanderbilt research team created the world’s first steel-brass battery that can store energy at levels comparable to lead-acid batteries while charging and discharging at rates comparable to ultra-fast charging supercapacitors.
Fecal transplants are increasingly being used as the treatment of last resort for certain infections in the human gut and have had remarkable success treating the nursing home and hospital-acquired scourge, Clostridium difficile colitis, an infectious diarrhea that often follows antibiotic treatment.