Reporter Sept 9 2016
Sep. 8, 2016—A multi-center research team including scientists from the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center has come up with a clever “Trojan Horse” strategy for thwarting the highly lethal Ebola virus.
Sep. 8, 2016—A new proposal under consideration by the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) that would change the way donated livers are distributed would negatively impact patients listed for liver transplantation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and across the Southeast, according to Seth Karp, M.D., H. William Scott Jr. Professor and chair of the Department of Surgery.
Sep. 8, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is home to a specialized clinic for teens, adolescents and young adults focusing on bleeding disorders.
Sep. 8, 2016—James O’Neill, M.D., professor of Surgery and former chair of the Section of Surgical Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), has received an International Surgical Volunteerism Award from the American College of Surgeons (ACS) for more than three decades of service as a surgeon and educator in medically underserved countries.
Sep. 8, 2016—Two Vanderbilt Eye Institute physicians have been selected as Emerging Vision Scientists by the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR).
Sep. 8, 2016—The inaugural Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Celebrity Golf Classic, presented by Delta Dental of Tennessee and talent and literary agency WME, was held Monday, Aug. 29, at The Golf Club of Tennessee.
Sep. 8, 2016—Erin Morrison, Senior Director of Community Development for Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) Development since 2011, has been named Executive Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) for VUMC Development effective Oct. 1.
Sep. 8, 2016—The “Franklin 4 the Cure” two-day fundraising event will be held Sept. 16 and 17 in the Westhaven community, located three miles west of downtown Franklin.