News and Events Source Date
2017
Check out the article Academic drug discovery centers adapt to shifts in funding sources in C&EN regarding our efforts and approach to funding! C&EN March 27, 2017
The school of medicine recently did a highlight on Dr. Conn's (and VCNDD's) research.
Check out the video below:

Group News March 10, 2017
Alzheimer's News Today published an article about our Phase 1 clinical trial. Read the article here. Alzheimer's News Today March 6, 2017
The Vanderbilt Center for Technology Transfer & Commercialization has named our M1 PAM program as one of the top ten innovations of 2016 at Vanderbilt!
See the all ten in the list below:

CTTC News January 31, 2017
Dr. Lindsley will be speaking at the Alzheimer's and Dementia Research Forum on Wednesday March 22, 2017 at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital Theater at Vanderbilt from 1:00-4:00PM.

This is a free event, so come show your support! You can view the flyer here.
Group News January 27, 2017
The VUMC Reporter did a write up about Dr. Lindsley recieving the Pharmacia-ASPET Award in Experimental Therapeutics! Check out the report here. VUMC Reporter January 12, 2017
Dr. Lindsley has been awarded the 2017 Pharmacia-ASPET Award in Experimental Therapeutics!
ASPET January 11, 2017
2016
Check out this report by Fox 17 here! Fox 17 December 27, 2016
Check out this write-up regarding our IND and clinical trials on Research News @ Vanderbilt here. Research News @ Vanderbilt December 27, 2016
Check out this write-up regarding our IND and clinical trials on EurekAlert! here. EurekAlert! December 27, 2016
Check out this write-up regarding our IND and clinical trials in The Newport Plain Talk here. The Newport Palin Talk December 26, 2016
Dr. Lindsley has joined the Executive Committee of the Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology (VICB) as the Associate Director of Therapeutics. Group News December 20, 2016
Dr. Lindsley has been named to Vanderbilt's Basic Science Research Advisory Committee. Research News @ Vanderbilt December 1, 2016
2018 NMCS Update:

2018 NMCS Logo
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Meeting Chair and Local Organizer:
Craig W. Lindsley
Vanderbilt University, VCNDD

Meeting Chair and Scientific Program Coordinator:
Maria J. Blanco
Eli Lilly and Company

Scientific Advisory Committee:
Brian Blagg (KU)
Jeff Aubé (UNC)
Jim Barrow (Johns Hopkins)
Margaret Chu-Moyer (Amgen)
Scott Priestley (BMS)
Jacob Schwarz (Genentech)

Meeting Location and Event Hotel:
Sheraton Nashville Downtown Hotel
623 Union Street
Nashville, TN 37219
2018 NMCS Update November 30, 2016
Check out a recent blog post discussing our drug development process (academia through Phase I) in Science Translational Medicine In The Pipeline column here. Science Translational Medicine November 29, 2016
Check out a recent write up of our current efforts towards Phase I clinical trials in C&EN here. C&EN November 28, 2016
Check out a recent write up of our current efforts towards Phase I clinical trials in Endpoints News here. Endpoints News November 28, 2016
Congratulations Dr. Lindsley for being an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for this year!

Read the article here.
Research News @ Vanderbilt November 25, 2016
The Council of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, has elected Dr. Craig Lindsley to the rank of AAAS Fellow, and is being honored for his distinguished contributions to the field of medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, translational neuroscience and oncology, with outstanding accomplishments in integrating basic science with drug discovery! Group News November 22, 2016
2018 NMCS UPDATE: The 2018 NMCS in Nashville will be held 4/29/2018 → 5/2/2018. 2018 NMCS Update November 10, 2016
The VCNDD has been selected to co-host the 2018 National Medicinal Chemistry Symposium along with Eli Lilly!
Check back here for more news and details as they become available.
2018 NMCS Update Octopber 7, 2016
Check out this video from Wendy Young, Ph.D. (Vice President of Small Molecule Discovery at Genetech) on what chemists do.

Group News October 7, 2016
The Lindsley Lab is currently seeking applicants for open positions, click here for details! Group News September 12, 2016
Congratulations to Dr. Tim Senter (Ph.D. 2014, Buchwald Postdoc at MIT) for joining Vertex! Group News September 8, 2016
Congratulations to Dr. Lindsley for making Thomson Reuters 2016 Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher list!

2016 Thomsom Reuters Web of Science...
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Thomson Reuters September 7, 2016
Check out who's sporting their very own VCNDD Lab Coat...
The one and only Gene Simmons! (It appears someone's been Kissing up...)
Dr. Simmons
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Group News August 15, 2016
The Warren Foundation has decided to increase their support for our schizophrenia research!
Read about it here.
Research News @ Vanderbilt August 15, 2016
Congratulations to Dr. Aaron Bender on his appointment to the NIH (T32) Neuroscience Drug Discovery training grant! Group News July 26, 2016
Congratulations to Prof. Lindsley on becoming the CNS Section Editor for the annual ACS Medi Division publication Medicinal Chemistry Reviews! Group News July 19, 2016
Congratulations to Pedro Garcia on accepting a postdoctoral fellow position in Professor Tim Jamison's Lab at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)! Group News July 15, 2016
Congratulations to Pedro Garcia for winning the 2016 VICB Prize! Group News July 11, 2016
Congratulations to Mabel Seto for obtaining a position on the Pharmacology Predoctoral Training grant! Group News June 1, 2016
Congratulations to Mark Fulton for obtaining a position on the Chemistry-Biology Interface Training grant! Group News June 1, 2016
Look who we found on the Sigma-Aldrich webiste while ordering chemicals today
(Nice going Matt O'Reilly)!

O'Reilly
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Group News May 17, 2016
Congratulations to Jay Foster (DMPK) for being accepted to medical school! Group News April 11, 2016
The VCNDDs work on mGlu5 PAMs as a treatment for Rett's syndrome has been noted in the Vanderbilt Research News article Study reveals possible ‘dimmer switch’ drug for Rett syndrome.

Congratulations Rocco Gogliotti and Colleen Niswender for getting the paper accepted at Human Molecular Genetics!
Vanderbilt Research News March 4, 2016
Congratulations to Jeanette Bertron for being accepted to the Chemistry Graduate School at Vanderbilt University! Group News January 28, 2016
Congratulations to Nikita Shokur for being accepted to medical school! Group News January 28, 2016
Congratulations to both Dr. Lindsley and Dr. Conn for making Thomson Reuters 2015 list of The World's Most Influential Minds!

Thomson Reuters January 14, 2016