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Registration open for 2018 Tennessee Disability MegaConference

Mar. 15, 2018—Registration is open for the 2018 Tennessee Disability MegaConference, to be held May 24–25 at the Nashville Airport Marriott. This year’s theme is “Rising Strong Together.”

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VUIIS Center for Small Animal Imaging open house March 23

Mar. 9, 2018—The Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science's Center for Small Animal Imaging is having an open house March 23.

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Research participants needed for neurofibromatosis study focused on reading difficulties

Mar. 1, 2018—The Vanderbilt Education and Brain Sciences Research Lab is seeking participants age 8 to 20 for a research study focusing on reading difficulties and neurofibromatosis.

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Competition announcement: 2018 NIH S10 Shared and High-End Instrumentation Grants

Feb. 22, 2018—The National Institutes of Health has posted information for the 2018 S10 Shared and High-End Instrumentation Grants programs. These programs and links to their program announcements are: Shared Instrumentation Grant Program (SIG) (link is external): The SIG Program funds grant awards in the $50,000 to $600,000 range. Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research Grant Program (SIFAR)...

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School of Medicine presents three upcoming Flexner Dean’s Lectures

Feb. 22, 2018—The School of Medicine invites the Vanderbilt community to three upcoming lectures.

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Research staff with eConsent experience sought for survey

Feb. 20, 2018—The Institute for Medicine and Public Health is looking for research staff who have actively recruited participants for research studies to give feedback on the use of electronic consent.

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SENSE Theatre presents ‘HATS’ March 9-10

Feb. 16, 2018—SENSE Theatre and the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center will present the play "HATS" at 7 p.m. March 9 and 10 at the Troutt/Black Box Theatre Complex on Compton Avenue, near Belmont Boulevard. SENSE Theatre includes youth with autism spectrum disorder and trained peer actors from the University School of Nashville.

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Vanderbilt-wide LSO: 2018 V Foundation V Scholar Awards – all cancer research

Feb. 15, 2018—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may choose one nominee for the V Foundation V Scholar Award program, which is open to research in all cancer types. The V Foundation aims to “achieve victory over cancer” in part by funding cancer research grants.

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Deadline extended: Nominations sought for 2018 School of Medicine faculty awards

Feb. 9, 2018—Nominations are now being taken for the 2018 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine faculty awards.

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My Southern Health: Male bonding is good for your health

Feb. 9, 2018—Dr. Nathaniel Clark, associate professor of clinical psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, explains his study indicating that male bonding may reduce your stress or help you adapt to stressful situations.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: 2018 V Foundation Pediatric Cancer Research Awards

Feb. 8, 2018—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) has been invited to participate in the V Foundation 2018 Pediatric Cancer Research Grant Program. Vanderbilt may choose one nominee for the program. The single nominee may apply in either the V Scholar or the Translational program type for support.

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My Southern Health: We’ve been thinking about bone health backward

Feb. 2, 2018—We often think about bone health from a nutritional standpoint. We analyze what we can put into our bodies to feed our bones—through diet or supplements—to make them stronger. That’s the wrong way to think about it, says Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Jonathan Schoenecker.

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Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

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