Jan. 14, 2013—AstraZeneca and Vanderbilt University have signed a research collaboration agreement to identify candidate drugs aimed at treating psychosis and other neuropsychiatric symptoms associated with major brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia.
Jan. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center investigators have identified three new genetic “hotspots” linked to colorectal cancer.
Jan. 10, 2013—Clint Brown, MBA, who has been serving as interim co-director for the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) since August 2012, has been named the office’s new director.
Jan. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University is working to train a health care workforce that will be more integrated and team-oriented than ever before. One of the educational programs addressing new needs is the Vanderbilt Master of Public Health (MPH) Program, which launched a new track in Global Health last year.
Jan. 10, 2013—The Rev. Kenneth S. Robinson, M.D., former Tennessee Commissioner of Health, pastor and chief executive of St. Andrew AME Church in Memphis, and current Shelby County Public Health Policy Advisor, will deliver the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day lecture at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Jan. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center faculty and staff are gearing up to roll out the Vanderbilt Patient and Family Promise, a six-point commitment to all patients and their families.
Jan. 10, 2013—As flu cases spike in Middle Tennessee, Vanderbilt University Medical Center would like to remind patients and staff about a valuable online resource for assessing the severity of flu symptoms — the Flu Tool.