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US-Public Health Authority Promotes Animal-Free Test Models with $70 Million
(Ärzte gegen Tierversuche e.V., Germany, 2012)
Odd Technique #44: Organ-Biochips
(Technik-Specials. Germany, 2012)
A Sliver of Human Brain in A Chip, and Other Organ Stimulators
(Popular Science, 2012)
Device to mimic brain to test drug therapies
(ABC News, 2012)
’Organ Chips’ Could Replace Animal Experiments
VIIBRE working on developing a
(ddn - Drug Discovery News, September, 2012)
Vanderbilt-Led Team to Develop ‘Microbrain’ to Improve Drug Testing
(Vanderbilt News, 2012)
Wilemon, Tom. “Vanderbilt Team Develops ‘Microbrain’ in Quest for Life-Saving Drugs.” Tennessean 10 Aug. 2012. Print.
VIIBRE recipient of one of seventeen 2012 Tissue Chip Project Awards "for research projects designed to create 3-D chips with living cells and tissues.
(NCATS - National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, 2012)
Searle undergraduate research initiative "prepares
careers in research."
(Vanderbilt Arts and Science Magazine, Spring, 2012)
Searle undergraduate research initiative is a "Hothouse for Scientists" giving undergraduates valuable research experience and is helping launch careers in research.
(Vanderbilt Magazine, Spring, 2012)
and Jerry Jenkins of the
Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, AL offer a test for
(Science News, 181(1) p.20 January 14, 2012)
Our paper, Automated refinement and inference of analytical models for metabolic networks , has been listed on Physical Biology's Highlights of 2011 page , highlighting papers "selected for their presentation of outstanding new research", which received "the highest praise from our international referees and the highest number of downloads" during the year.
Seven Vanderbilt University Faculty Honored by AAAS Scientific Society
(Research News @ Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt University, 2011)
Robot biologist solves complex problem from scratch
(Research News @ Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt University, October 13, 2011)*
*Credit for the Microformulator in the story goes to SyBBURE student Will Matloff
VIIBRE researching the possibility that white blood cells retain chemical memories of drug and alcohol use
(Arts and Science Magazine, Vanderbilt University, Spring, 2010)
VIIBRE Faculty Fellow "receives grant to develop animal testing alternative
( MyVU , Vanderbilt University, August 14, 2009)
VIIBRE's work focusing on technologies to aid in cancer research
(Genomeweb.com, July/August 2009)
receives funding from The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
(National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NIH, June 4, 2009)
awarded Founder's Medal
(Vanderbilt View, June 2009)
VIIBRE team "invents the world's smallest version of the periscope"
(Exploration, Vanderbilt's online research magazine - February 25, 2009)
VIIBRE "scientists have detected previously unnoticed chemical signals that individual cells in the immune system use to communicate with each other over short distances"
(Exploration, Vanderbilt's online research magazine - September 9, 2008)
VIIBRE opens the door to new technologies
(A&S Cornerstone Story - 2005)
A portable detector for HIV-AIDS, measles and other infectious diseases is the object of a new university-industry collaboration
(Research News @ Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt University, 2005)
VIIBRE research highlighted in
The Geeks of War
( Edwards,J . Bio-Detection With Living Cells. In: Geeks of War, AMACOM, New York, 171-174, 2005 )
New device can help defend against novel biological agents
(Vanderbilt Exploration Story - 2004 )
Biodefense expert describes on technology development to combat bioterrorism
(Vanderbilt Register story - 2002)