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Reporter Oct 31 2014

Researchers explore links between grammar, rhythm

Oct. 30, 2014—A child’s ability to distinguish musical rhythm is related to his or her capacity for understanding grammar, according to a recent study from a researcher at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center.

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VU study reveals factor’s new role in cell division, migration

Oct. 30, 2014—Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered a new molecular mechanism that regulates microtubule dynamics. The unexpected finding, reported in Developmental Cell, has implications for cancer drug discovery.

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New interface for StarPanel helps speed clinical workflow

Oct. 30, 2014—SmartVU is a new user interface for Vanderbilt’s network application for electronic medical records and clinical workflow, StarPanel.

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SSMV students semifinalists in national Siemens Competition

Oct. 30, 2014—Two seniors in the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt (SSMV) are semifinalists in the 2014 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology for U.S. high school students, and one of them, Zaixing “Able” Shi, is Tennessee’s only regional finalist.

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Members named to Academic Strategic Plan committees

Oct. 27, 2014—Two committees tasked with fleshing out key initiatives in Vanderbilt’s Academic Strategic Plan are now staffed and ready to begin work.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

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

Vanderbilt Medicine

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

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

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