National Institutes Of Health

  • Vanderbilt University

    New NIH grant funds novel brain network approach to improve epilepsy surgery

    A multidisciplinary group of investigators from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Pennsylvania received a $3.2 million grant to develop novel brain network-based measures to guide surgical decisions and improve outcomes in the field of epilepsy surgery. This diagram relates to research, “The Interictal Suppression Hypothesis… Read More

    Jan. 18, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Researchers collaborate on $3.9 million NIH study of child-specific cochlear implant programming

    Dr. Rene Gifford works with patient Davy Hillis to program his cochlear implant at VUMC. (John Russell/Vanderbilt University) Researchers from the School of Engineering and Vanderbilt University Medical Center are working to improve outcomes for children with significant hearing loss by providing individualized, prescription-like programming for their cochlear implants. The… Read More

    Feb. 27, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Six profs attract National Institutes of Health grants for wide-ranging research

    David Merryman is one of six engineering professors who earned R01 grants for their research. (Vanderbilt University) Five biomedical engineering professors and an electrical engineering and computer science professor are celebrating news about newly approved or resubmitted Research Project Grants (R01) from the Nationals Institutes of Health. Read More

    Jul. 12, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Math models to aid voice disorders

    (iStock) Dynamic interactions between biological structures – such as insect wings, fish fins, heart valves and human vocal folds – and the environment (air/liquid) around them are critical for their physiological functions. Computational modeling of fluid-structure interaction (FSI) for biological systems is challenging and has not been extensively… Read More

    Jan. 31, 2014