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News Release: Poster, symposium abstracts now being accepted for 2014 Gatlinburg Conference in Chicago 22 Aug 2013 | 11:51 pm

Poster and abstract submission links are open on the Gatlinburg Conference Web site.

Oxidative stress in autism 16 Aug 2013 | 07:51 pm

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who also have gastrointestinal dysfunction (GID) are more likely than others with autism to have severely disrupted metabolic function, according to resear...

Researchers track neuron branching's genetic control switch 16 Aug 2013 | 07:45 pm

In an effort to understand how neurons develop different “architectures,” Vanderbilt developmental biologists have discovered a genetic switch that controls one type of neuron branching in the nematod...

Children With Autism Learn From Peers Through Play and Theatre 12 Aug 2013 | 06:31 pm

A theater and a leafy playground are unlikely venues for research or therapy, yet those are laboratories for Blythe Corbett, Ph.D., an assistant professor of psychiatry at Vanderbilt University.

Vanderbilt scientists discover potential new way to treat anxiety 6 Aug 2013 | 08:44 pm

Chemically modified inhibitors of the COX-2 enzyme relieve anxiety behaviors in mice by activating natural “endocannabinoids” without gastrointestinal side effects, Vanderbilt University scientists wi...

News Release: Retired Tennessee Disability Pathfinder Director Receives Floyd Stewart Accessibility Award 29 Jul 2013 | 06:31 pm

Carole Moore-Slater, recently retired director of Tennessee Disability Pathfinder, has received the Floyd Stewart Accessibility Award from the Middle Tennessee Center for Independent Living.

Early spatial reasoning predicts later creativity and innovation, especially in STEM fields 23 Jul 2013 | 06:28 pm

Exceptional spatial ability at age 13 predicts creative and scholarly achievements more than 30 years later, according to results from a Vanderbilt University longitudinal study, published today in Ps...

In Memoriam: Brenda Dillon 18 Jul 2013 | 07:51 pm

Brenda Dillon was a tireless advocate for blind Tennesseans, working for them through councils and nonprofits but mostly through her own whirlwind of activity.

ACM Lifting Lives Series at Vanderbilt helps adults with disabilities 17 Jul 2013 | 10:01 pm

ACM Lifting Lives Series at Vanderbilt is an innovative vocational experience for young adults with developmental disabilities. The goal is to help participants learn vocational and social skills aime...

News Release: Jeanne Gavigan's TPAC Story 12 Jul 2013 | 01:54 am

This video highlights Next Steps at Vanderbilt graduate Jeanne Gavigan (class of 2011) in her internship at TPAC (Tennessee Performing Arts Center).

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