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Congratulations to Dr. Sydney Stoops (Ph.D. 2011, Kodadek postdoc @ SCRIPPS) on accepting a Staff Scientist position at MRIGlobal! Group News October 1, 2014
Congratulations to our former postdoctoral fellow Dr. Changho Han on accepting a position with the VCNDD! Group News September 30, 2014
Congratulations to our former postdoctoral fellow Dr. Thomas Mathews on accepting a position with the Center for Disease Control (CDC)! Group News September 30, 2014
mGlu1 work noted in Vanderbilt Research News article Schizophrenia 'switches' discovered. Vanderbilt Research News September 12, 2014
Congratulations to Pedro Garcia, and Hyekyung Plumley for their work on mGlu1 being recognized by C&EN! C&EN News September 9, 2014
VCNDD Leadership team accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge from the Cosford Lab at Sanford-Burnham...

Group News September 4, 2014
Foundation grants bolster autism, distonia research Vanderbilt Research News September 4, 2014
Congratulations to Rob Lavieri accepting a position at Molecular Sensing! Group News August 28, 2014
PLD compound VU0364739 looks to be a promising host-based target for therapy against influenza virus. View the article here. VICB News August 22, 2014
Congratulations to Brittney Bates on accepting an IP Coordinator position with VU Tech Transfer! Group News August 21, 2014
Due to the positive feed back from Prof. Craig Lindsley's ACS Webinar "Lead Optimization – Building Efficacy & Safety" that was held on May 29th, 2014, The ACS have created a short snippet from that webinar to be included as as part of their ACS Webinets series as a means of promotion. View a copy of the video here and show your support! Group News July 21, 2014
Congratulations to Dr. Patrick Gentry for successfully defending his Ph.D. Thesis! Group News July 16, 2014
Congratulations to Tim Senter on accepting a post-doctoral position at MIT with Prof. Stephen Buchwald! Group News July 10, 2014
The Lindsley Lab has moved!...well, sort of...

The group is now split with the academic side retaining their residence on Vanderbilt's campus, while the drug discovery side is taking up residence at the new Cool Springs Research Facility.
Group News June 27, 2014
Congratulations to Dr. JT Brogan on accepting an industrial postdoc with BIOGEN-IDEC Group News June 27, 2014
Congratulations to Dr. Matt O'Reilly on successfully defiending his Ph.D. thesis! Group News June 27, 2014
Congratulations to Prof. Craig Lindsley on being nominated and accepting role as an ACS Expert. Group News June 11, 2014
Small Molecule Protects Kidney Filter Research News @ Vanderbilt Mar 19, 2014
Congratulations to Evan LeBois, Ph.D., on accepting a Senior Scientist positition at Pfizer! Group News Mar 14, 2014
ASPET Honors Lindsley's Pharmacology Research The Reporter Feb 27, 2014
P. Jeffrey Conn, Colleen Niswender, and Craig Lindsley are featured in an ASPET news brief. ASPET Feb 19, 2014
ML204 was highlighted in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery. View the .pdf here. Nature Reviews Drug Discovery Feb 17, 2014
Congratulations to Niyi Fadeyi, Ph.D., on accepting a Senior Scientist - Synthetic Chemist positition at Pfizer! Group News Jan 27, 2014
Anatomy of An Academic Drug Discovery Program C&E News Jan 20, 2014
New Approach May Halt Glioblastoma's Ability to Grow Vanderbilt News Jan 16, 2014
Congratulations to Brittney Bates on the successful defense of her Master's thesis and receiving her Master's Degree in Chemistry & Physical Biology! Group News Dec 23, 2013
Congratulations to Patrick Gentry on accepting a post-doctoral position at Monash University in the labs of Prof. Arthur Christopoulos! Group News Dec 20, 2013
Congratulations to Prof. Craig Lindsley on winning the 2014 John J. Abel Award from ASPET! Group News Dec 6, 2013
Congratulations to Dr. J. Philip Kennedy, Ph.D. (2010) on accepting the position of Sr. Manager of Research at Revance, Inc.! Group News Dec 6, 2013
Congratulations to Cody Wenthur on passing Phase II qualifying exam in Pharmacology! Group News Nov 19, 2013
Congratulations to Prof. Craig Lindsley who was just appointed to the International Advisory Board of ChemMedChem! Group News Nov 8, 2013
Congratulations to Prof. Craig Lindsley on being honored as one of the seven 2014 Distinguished Alumni from California State University, Chico! Group News Nov 8, 2013
Congratulations to Matthew O'Reilly on accepting a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Wisconsin in the lab of Prof. Helen Blackwell! Group News Nov 8, 2013
Deep Dive Into Science Holds Hope for Drug Discoveries Psychiatric News Sept 19, 2013
Congratulations to Brittney Bates on passing the Chemical and Physical Biolology (CPB) qualifying exam! Group News July 22, 2013
Congratulations to Cody Wenthur on passing the Phase I qualifying exam in Pharmacology! Group News July 22, 2013
Small Molecule Turns on Ion Channels and Controls Seizures in Mice (ML297) C&E News June 18, 2013
Congratulations to Tim Senter on receiving the 2013-2014 ACS Medicinal Chemistry Predoctoral Fellowship! Group News June 13, 2013
Congratulations to Prof. Craig Lindsley on receiving the 2013 Sidney P. Colowick Award for Research that serves as a Platform for Discovery in Diverse Areas! The Reporter May 23, 2013
Prof. Craig Lindsley honored for impact on medicinal chemistry field The Reporter Mar 14, 2013
J Med Chem Perspective: Allosteric Molulation of Seven Transmembrance Spanning Receptors is in the Top 20 Most Read Manuscripts for 2012. View the paper here. Group News Mar 1, 2013
Congratulations to Prof. Craig Lindsley on receiving the 2013 Philip S. Portoghese Journal of Medicinal Chemistry/Division of Medicinal Chemistry Joint Lectureship! (click here to read more) Group News Feb 26, 2013
Money without collaboration won't bring cures Nature Medicine Feb 06, 2013
Bristol, AZ take doses of Vanderbilt to treat depressed CNS drug R&D Fierce Biotech Jan 16, 2013
AstraZeneca Collaborates with Vanderbilt - Analyst Blog NASDAQ Jan 16, 2013
Vanderblt, AstraZeneca partner to identify candidate drug for major brain diseases News Medical.Net Jan 16, 2013
AstraZeneca neuroscience unit inks deal with Vanderbilt University Boston Business Journal Jan 15, 2013
Pharma companies partner with Vanderbilt on drug research in Franklin The Tennessean Jan 15, 2013
AstraZeneca signs brain disorders pact with Vanderbilt Pharma Times Jan 15, 2013
AstraZeneca and Vanderbilt University collaborate to develop novel treatments for major brain disorders AstraZeneca.com Jan 14, 2013
AZ Licensing Vanderbilt Neuroscience Compounds GEN Jan 14, 2013
AstraZeneca, VU collaborate to develop new treatments for major brain disorders The Reporter Jan 14, 2013
Vanderbilt teaming with AstraZeneca to battle brain diseases The Tennessean Jan 14, 2013
Vanderbilt scores another neuroscience drug pact as AstraZeneca signs on Fierce Biotech Jan 14, 2013
AstraZeneca and Vanderbilt University Collaborate to Develop Novel Treatments for Major Brain Disorders Newswise Jan 14, 2013
Congratulations to post-doctoral fellow, Dr. Joseph Panarese, Ph.D. on accepting a Drug Discovery Scientist position with the VCNDD! Group News Jan 14, 2013
Congratulations to post-doctoral fellow, Dr. Leah Konkol, Ph.D. on accepting a Drug Discovery Scientist position with the VCNDD! Group News Jan 14, 2013
Congratulations to Josh Brunner, M.S. 2012, on accepting the position of Business Development Manager at Triumvirate Enviromental! Group News Jan 8, 2013
Congratulations to Mike Schulte, Ph.D. 2013, on accepting a post-doctoral position with Charles Manning in radiochemistry/imaging! Group News Dec 31, 2012
BMS-Vanderbilt collaboration made the 2012 VUMC Highlghts The Reporter Dec 20, 2012
Congratulations to Nate Daniels, Ph.D. 2010, on accepting an Assistant Professor position at Lipscomb University in the School of Pharmacy! Group News Dec 20, 2012
(+)-Amabiline is the Top 20 most read papers in 2012. View paper here. Group News Dec 17, 2012
J Med Chem Perspective: Allosteric Molulation of Seven Transmembrance Spanning Receptors is in the Top 20 Most Read Manuscripts for 2012. View the paper here. Group News Dec 17, 2012
The Top Prescription Drugs of 2012 paper is the most read ACS Chem Neuro paper in 2012 and one of the most highly accessed papers from the ACS in 2012. View the paper here. Group News Dec 17, 2012
Congratulations to Mark Turlington, Ph.D. on accepting an Assistant Professor of Chemistry position at Berry College starting in the fall of 2013! Group News Dec 10, 2012
Congratulations to Cody Wenthur, who won 1st place in Best Overall Retreat Talk at the 2012 Fall Pharmacology Retreat- Paris Landing State Park, Buchanan, TN! Group News Oct 23, 2012
Bristol-Myers and Vanderbilt team up C&E News Oct 1, 2012
Congratulations to Kris Hahn on accepting a medicinal chemist position at Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.! Group News Sept 24, 2012
Vanderbilt University and Bristol-Myers Squibb Sign Collaboration Agreement to Develop Novel Treatments for Parkinson's Disease World Pharm News Sept 24, 2012
VU, Bristol-Myers to collaborate on Parkinson's therapies The Reporter Sept 21, 2012
Vanderbilt University and Bristol-Myers Squibb Sign Collaboration Agreement to Develop Novel Treatments for Parkinson's Disease StreetInsider.com Sept 21, 2012
Vanderbilt University and Bristol-Myers Squibb Sign Collaboration Agreement to Develop Novel Treatments for Parkinson's Disease BusinessWire Sept 21, 2012
Vanderbilt University and Bristol-Myers Squibb Sign Collaboration Agreement to Develop Novel Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease www.bms.com Sept 21, 2012
Congratulations to Dr. Margrith Mattmann on accepting second post-doctoral positition at Sandford-Burnham Medical Research Insitute in the lab of Prof. Nicholas Cosford! Group News Sept 14, 2012
Congratulations to Dr. Kim Lovell on accepting second post-doctoral positition at The Scripps Research Insitute in the lab of Prof. Laura Bohn! Group News August 30, 2012
Muscarinic Receptor Agonists: Not Created Equal Schizophrenia Research Forum July 11, 2012
Congratulations to Prof. Craig Lindsley on receiving an endowed chair, the William K. Warren, Jr. Chair in Medicine! Group News June 20, 2012
(+)-Amabiline - named one of the journal's Top 20 most downloaded articles of the month. View the paper here. Group News April 24, 2012
Minds wide open: Neuroscience at Vanderbilt Vanderbilt News April 6, 2012
Congratulations to Dr. Sydney Stoops on accepting a post-doctoral position at the Scripps Research Institute in the Kodadek Lab! Group News Mar 28, 2012
Tough Times for Neuroscience R&D C&E News Mar 19, 2012
mGluR5 Ago-potentiator ADX-47273 - Top 10 most frequently cited ChemMedChem paper published in 2009/2010 and contributed most to the journal's 2011 impact factor. View the paper here. Group News Mar 13, 2012
Allosteric Modulation of Seven Transmembrance spanning Receptors - Top 5 most read paper in J Med Chem in 2012 so far. View the paper here. Group News Mar 13, 2012
Vanderbilt Spends $7.6 million to expand into Cool Springs Life Science Center The Tennessean Mar 8, 2012
Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery Expanding The Reporter Mar 8, 2012
Pioneering Partnership with MJFF Drives New Parkinson's Treatment Toward Pharmacy Shelves Michael J. Fox Foundation Dec 13, 2011
VCNDD Announces New Drug Candidates for Schizophrenia Entering Preparation for First-in-Human Clinical Testing VUMC News Dec 12, 2011
VCNDD Announces New Drug Candidates for Schizophrenia Entering Preparation for First-in-Human Clinical Testing Medicine Health News Medsante Dec 12, 2011
VCNDD Announces New Drug Candidates for Schizophrenia Entering Preparation for First-in-Human Clinical Testing Vanderbilt CTTC Dec 12, 2011
VCNDD Announces New Drug Candidates for Schizophrenia Entering Preparation for First-in-Human Clinical Testing Newswise Dec 12, 2011
Congratulations to Dr. Sydney Stoops on her successful Ph.D. defense! Group News Dec 12, 2011
In vitro and rat studies suggest mGluR4 positive allosteric modulators (PAMs) could be combined with existing PD therapies to treat PD. SciBX Dec 1, 2011
Congratulations to Ms. Uyen Le on the successful defense of her MS thesis in Chemical & Physical Biology! Group News Dec 1, 2011
Vanderbilt forges path for academia Drug Discovery News Nov 25, 2011
Studies on Parkinson's Drugs Blur Lines Between Academia and Industry InsideVandy.com Nov 8, 2011
Congratulations to Patrick Gentry, the winner of both Best 1st Year Student Talk and Best Overall Retreat Talk at 2011 Annual Pharmacology Retreat - Lake Barkley State Resort! Group News Nov 4, 2011
Vanderbilt's Neuroscience Unit Operates Like a Biotech Elsevier Business Intelligence Oct 31, 2011
Vanderbilt-Fox Foundation partnership yields drug-like molecules aimed at improving treatment of Parkinson's disease The Michael J. Fox Foundation Sept 30, 2011
Vanderbilt-Fox Foundation partnership yields drug-like molecules aimed at improving treatment of Parkinson's disease Health Canal Sept 30, 2011
Vanderbilt-Fox Foundation partnership yields drug-like molecules aimed at improving treatment of Parkinson's disease VUMC News Sept 29, 2011
Vanderbilt researchers strive to refill drug discovery pipeline for Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia and fragile X syndrome Health Canal Sept 29, 2011
Researcher strive to refill drug discovery 'pipeline' The Reporter Sept 29, 2011
Vanderbilt researchers announce progress in treatments for some neurological conditions The Daily News Journal Sept 29, 2011
Stealthy Karuna Licenses Schizophrenia Drugs from Vanderbilt Xconomy Sept 28, 2011
Vanderbilt advances biotech partnerships C&E News Sept 26, 2011
New drug-like molecules could improve schizophrenia treatment Vanderbilt News Sept 22, 2011
VCNDD and State of the Medical Center Address> The Reporter Sept 22, 2011
New compounds may improve schizophrenia treatment Schizophrenic.com Sept 22, 2011
Researchers at Vanderbilt and Karuna Pharmaceuticals develop drug-like molecules to improve schizophrenia treatment VUMC News Sept 21, 2011
Researchers develop drug-like molecule to improve schizophrenia treatment Newswise Sept 21, 2011
Autism spectrum drugs near clinical testing The Suncoast News Sept 21, 2011
Karuna Pharmaceuticals targeting schizophrenia with new discoveries licensed from Vanderbilt University The Boston Globe Sept 20, 2011
Potential new treatment for fragile X syndrome News Medical Sept 15, 2011
Milestone in development of new treatment for 'fragile X' Vanderbilt News Sept 15, 2011
Researchers with Vanderbilt, Seaside Therapeautics develop drug-like molecule to treat Fragile X The Daily News Journal Sept 15, 2011
Big Pharma Finds a Home on Campus. View .pdf here. The Chronicle of Higher Education July 24, 2011
Cancer study seeks clues to halting metastasis's march The Reporter July 21, 2011
Contgratulations to Niyi Fadeyi for successfully defending his Ph.D. dissertation! Group News June 17, 2011
Congratulations to Matt O'Reilly for being selected as one of only three recipients of a 2011-2012 ACS Medicinal Chemistry Fellowship! Group News May 27, 2011
Craig Lindsley - Leadership of a Multi-investigator Team Award The Reporter May 25, 2011
Congratulations to Leslie Aldrich for accepting a post-doc position at the Broad Institute in the Schreiber Lab! Group News May 03, 2011
Congratulations to Leslie Aldrich for receiving a P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) Scholar Award! Group News April 11, 2011
Congratulations to Sydney Stoops for receiving a Stanford Graduate School of Business Summer Institute for Entrepreneurship (SIE)! Group News April 01, 2011
Congratulations to Niyi Fadeyi for receiving an UNCF-Merck Postdoctoral Science Research Fellowship! Group News Mar 29, 2011
VUMC scientists seek partners for neuro-drug discovery VNC Mar 21, 2011
New drug discovery center focuses on brain disorders The Reporter Mar 10, 2011
Scripps-Vanderbilt joint institute seeks to bridge med-chem gap Drug Discovery News Feb 08, 2011
Drug Discovery at Vanderbilt Vanderbilt Medicine Jan 31, 2011
A New Prescription for Drug Discovery Vanderbilt Medicine Jan 31, 2011
VU, Scripps partner to advance science The Reporter Jan 20, 2011
Vanderbilt, Scripps Research form partnership to open new institute. The Medical News Jan 14, 2011
Scripps, Vanderbilt Launch Biomedical Chemistry Institute. GenomeWeb Daily News Jan 13, 2011
Scripps Research and Vanderbilt Launch Joint Institute to Advance Science at Interface of Chemistry and Medicine. Vanderbilt News Jan 13, 2011
Changing Their Ways (view .pdf version here.) C&E News Dec 06, 2010
Congratulations to Niyi Fadeyi for accepting a post-doc position at Harvard in the Shair Lab! Group News Aug 31, 2010
Congratulations to Tom Bridges for successfully defending his dissertation! Group News Aug 17, 2010
Congratulations to Nate Daniels for successfully defending his dissertation! Group News July 29, 2010
Congratulations to Phil Kennedy for successfully defending his dissertation! Group News July 29, 2010
Brevisamide paper is listed as one of the Organic Letters' Top 20 most read articles over the last 12 months! View the .pdf here. Group News July 8, 2010
Aziridine paper is listed as one of the Organic Letters' Top 20 most read articles for the previous month! View the .pdf here. Group News July 8, 2010
Congratulations to Niyi Fadeyi for winning Best Poster at the Gordon Conference on High Throughput Chemistry and Chemical Biology! Niyi is has also been invited to present lecture at next year's conference. Group News Jun 21, 2010
Lindsley lands award for translational pharmacology The Reporter Apr 15, 2010
Here's a message from the NIMH Director about the U01 Grant Inside NIMH Apr 08, 2010
Congratulations to Craig Lindsley on his promotion to Full Time Professor! Group News Apr 05, 2010
Novel grant supports drug discovery efforts The Reporter Mar 19, 2010
Ph.D. candidate Phil Kennedy has accepted post-doc position in Dr. Stephen Fesik's lab. Group News Mar 15, 2010
Ph.D. candidate Nate Daniels has accepted post-doc position in Dr. Stephen Fesik's lab. Group News Mar 01, 2010
Nature Review DD Paper about Allosteric modulators of GPCRs has been selected by Thomson Reuters Science Watch® as a featured new hot paper in the field of Pharmacology & Toxicology! View the .pdf here. ScienceWatch.com Jan 26, 2010
ChemMedChem Paper about ADX-47273 was the 6th most accessed article in 2009! View the .pdf here. ChemMedChem Jan 26, 2010
Zebrafish swim into drug development (Breaking news from ACS Chemical Biology) Science Daily Jan 25, 2010
Zebrafish swim into drug development Science Centric Jan 22, 2010
Zebrafish swim into drug development The Reporter Jan 22, 2010
Zebrafish swim into drug development EurekAlert! Jan 21, 2010
Developmental disorders drug research bolstered The Reporter Jan 08, 2010
Seaside Therapeutics and Vanderbilt University enter collaborative research agreement to discovery novel therapeutics to treat disorders of brain development BusinessWire Jan 06, 2010
Contratulations to Craig Lindsley for winning the 2010 ASPET-Astellas Award! aspet.org Dec 28, 2009
Congratulations to Sydney Stoops for passing her Phase II Pharmacology qualifying exams! Group News Dec 08, 2009
Allosteric drugs promise precise control over diseases mediated by G-protein-coupled receptors C&E News Nov 23, 2009
Congratulations to Niyi Fadeyi for passing his Ph.D. Chemistry qualifying exam! Group News Nov 11, 2009
Investigators seek alternative to common diuretics The Reporter Nov 06, 2009
Parkinson's disease research highlighted The Reporter Oct 23, 2009
Congratulations to Leslie Aldrich for passing her Ph.D. Chemistry qualifying exam! Group News Oct 13, 2009
Michael J. Fox Foundation-funded team pursuing glutamate-based treatment for Parkinson's disease hits major milestone Michael J. Fox Foundation Sep 30, 2009
Michael J. Fox Foundation Q & A with Jeff Conn on his team's milestone in pursuit a glutamate-based therapy for Parkinson's disease Michael J. Fox Foundation Sep 30, 2009
Targeting M1 - the Agony of Agonists, the Power of Potentiators Alzheimer Research Forum Aug 28, 2009
Congratulations to Sydney Stoops for passing her Phase I Pharmacology qualifying exams! Group News July 23, 2009
Covering Neuroscience (View .pdf version here.) C&E News June 26, 2009
First compound for receptors in schizophrenia and Alzheimer's... PHYSORG.Com Apr 20, 2009
Breaking The Mold (View .pdf version here.) C&E News Apr 20, 2009
Compounds could be new class of cancer drugs Vanderbilt News Feb 4, 2009
Compounds could be new class of cancer drugs RedOrbit Feb 3, 2009
Vanderbilt forms pact with J&J (View .pdf version click here.) C&E News Jan 19, 2009
VU, Janssen team in drug discovery effort The Reporter Jan 16, 2009
J&J-Vanderbilt in unusual schizophrenia drug deal Forbes Jan 09, 2009
J&J, Vanderbilt team up on schizophrenia drugs The Wall Street Journal Jan 08, 2009
Cogratulaitons to Tom Bridges for passing his Phase II Pharmacology qualifying exam! Group News Dec 17, 2008
Congratulations to Phil Kennedy for passing his Ph.D. Chemistry qualifying exam! Group News Nov 10, 2008
Congratulations to Nate Daniels for passing his Ph.D. Chemistry qualifying exam! Group News Oct 13, 2008
Vanderbilt joins high-tech drug discovery effort The Reporter Sept 12, 2008
NIH funds nine centers to speed application of powerful new research NIMH News Sept 02, 2008
Congratulations to Tom Bridges for passing his Phase I Pharmacology qualifying exam! Group News August, 2008
Grant bolsters ‘fragile X’ research The Reporter Feb 08, 2008
$4.5 Million Drug Discovery Grant Awarded to Vanderbilt Medical Center Vanderbilt News Feb 04, 2008
Grant helps spur pursuit of new Parkinson’s drugs The Reporter Dec 21, 2007
Vanderbilt awarded $4.4 million by the Michael J. Fox Foundation Vanderbilt News Dec 18, 2007
Pharmacology graduate student (Tom Bridges) wins award! VICB News Oct 07, 2007
Meet to explore chemistry of antibiotics chemistry The Reporter Aug 03, 2007
Industry influx helps boost drug discovery capabilities The Reporter Jan 19, 2007