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Children’s after-hours clinic debuts in Mt. Juliet

Mar. 28, 2013—Bumps, bruises and sore throats don’t keep regular business hours, and that’s why the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has opened an after-hours clinic in Mt. Juliet, Tenn.

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Foundation lauds graduate student’s melanoma research

Mar. 28, 2013—Katherine Hutchinson, a third-year graduate student in Cancer Biology at Vanderbilt University, has won a $10,000 Research Scholar Award from the Joanna M. Nicolay Melanoma Foundation.

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VU to serve as host site for ACS cancer prevention study

Mar. 28, 2013—Most cancers are sporadic, which means that physicians don’t have enough clues to determine what caused an individual’s disease.

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Cadaver Ball 2013

Mar. 28, 2013—Students, faculty and administrators of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine took the Opryland Hotel by storm for the annual Cadaver Ball last Saturday.

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Oxford’s Collins set for Discovery Lecture

Mar. 28, 2013—Sir Rory Collins, MB BS, professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of Oxford, England, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, April 4.

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Steeplechase strengthens bond with Children’s Hospital

Mar. 28, 2013—As the Iroquois Steeplechase gears up for its annual spring event, the race this year will honor one of the leaders at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and also support a newly established fund for hospital research efforts.

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Infant mortality initiative’s achievements recognized

Mar. 28, 2013—The recognition of three Vanderbilt-based leaders of the Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care (TIPQC) caps off the collaboration’s highly successful first five years of work.

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Acetaminophen: protective in sepsis?

Mar. 28, 2013—In critically ill patients with sepsis, plasma hemoglobin may be a new indicator of disease severity – and a potential target for treatment with acetaminophen.

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Health Professions Grad School Fair April 2

Mar. 27, 2013—Vanderbilt’s Seventh Annual Health Professions Graduate School Fair will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at the Student Life Center, 310 25th Ave. S. More than 65 institutions representing more than 100 programs will participate. Programs include medicine (both allopathic and osteopathic), dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, public health, optometry, podiatry, nutrition, physician assistant, physical and...

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Vanderbilt partners with company to offer discounted emergency preparedness kits

Mar. 27, 2013—Vanderbilt is partnering with an industrial supply company to offer employees discounted grab-and-go emergency preparedness kits—bags stocked with essential items that would be needed in the event of a tornado, flood or other emergency that might take people away from their homes.

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Study finds high soy diet before lung cancer diagnosis improves survival

Mar. 26, 2013—A new study by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Shanghai Cancer Institute found women who ate more soy food prior to a diagnosis of lung cancer lived longer than those who consumed less. The study, conducted in Shanghai, China, was published in the March 25 issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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Humanoid robot helps train children with autism

Mar. 23, 2013—An interdisciplinary team of mechanical engineers and autism experts at Vanderbilt University have developed an adaptive robotic system and used it to demonstrate that humanoid robots can be powerful tools for enhancing the basic social learning skills of children with autism.

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