Vanderbilt Kennedy Center News Saturday, January 22, 2022

Threads of Identity [Art Exhibit]

Threads of Identity [Art Exhibit]

Last Updated: 1/13/2022 12:47:02 PM

Vaccine Confidence Videos

Vaccine Confidence Videos

Last Updated: 12/16/2021 10:16:03 AM

For the parents of children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders, stressful days often bleed into exhausting nights. Efforts to help neurodiverse children sleep are often complicated by their limited or absent verbal abilities.

Neurodiversity and sleep

Last Updated: 12/3/2021 11:39:34 AM

Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS, chief of the Division of General Pediatrics and William K. Warren Foundation Professor of Pediatrics, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), the organization announced Oct. 18.

Barkin elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Last Updated: 10/19/2021 1:25:37 PM

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) is collaborating with Oregon State University’s STEM Research Center and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) to support the Modeling Zoos and Aquariums as Inclusive Communities of Science (MoZAICS) project.

Project seeks to make zoos more autism-friendly

Last Updated: 10/4/2021 4:24:36 PM

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have discovered a new genetic disease that causes a severe form of neurogenic orthostatic hypotension, a rapid drop in blood pressure upon standing that can cause fainting.

VUMC team discovers new genetic disease

Last Updated: 6/8/2021 11:23:42 AM

Autism comprises a set of difficulties, but growing evidence suggests that certain abilities also define the condition.

Finding strengths in autism

Last Updated: 5/17/2021 10:12:29 AM

Nine outstanding faculty members from across the university have been selected for the 2021 cohort of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. This group is composed of highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from a wide variety of disciplines and areas of expertise.

Nine faculty named 2021 Chancellor Faculty Fellows

Last Updated: 5/17/2021 10:11:05 AM

New research suggests targeting the nucleus accumbens for certain pathologies.

Histamine signaling and the stress response

Last Updated: 4/8/2021 9:51:37 AM