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Author: Bill Snyder

New ‘super’ microscopes sharpen cellular imaging

Jul. 11, 2013—Two new “super-resolution” optical microscopes have put Vanderbilt University Medical Center on the cutting edge of cellular imaging, and are giving researchers their first views of the cell at the molecular level.

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New tool helps research publications stay NIH-compliant

Jul. 11, 2013—The National Institutes of Health requires scientists to provide public access to any peer-reviewed publications resulting from NIH-supported research through PubMed, the National Library of Medicine’s premier search system.

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Academy of Radiology Research honors VU’s Gore, Omary

Jun. 27, 2013—Two leaders in imaging science at Vanderbilt University are among 43 recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Investigator Award from the Academy of Radiology Research, academy officials announced last week.

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Biomedical Imaging Science IV set for July 15-18

Jun. 27, 2013—Frontiers of Biomedical Imaging Science IV, the fourth bi-annual conference sponsored by the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS), will be held July 15-18 at the Vanderbilt Student Life Center.

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VUMC poised to meet health care’s challenges

Jun. 20, 2013—The nation’s health care challenges are immense, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center is rising to meet them — with an emphasis on integration, collaboration, and by improving efficiency, quality and service to its patients.

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Clinical Pharmacology celebrates 50th anniversary

Jun. 13, 2013—Since it was founded in 1963, the Vanderbilt Division of Clinical Pharmacology has pioneered “translational science” and continues to transform medical practice worldwide, speakers at the division’s 50th anniversary scientific symposium said last week.

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Vanderbilt mourns ‘consummate scientist’ Cunningham

Jun. 11, 2013—A memorial service for Leon W. Cunningham, Ph.D., professor emeritus and former chairman of the Department of Biochemistry at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at Calvary United Methodist Church at 3701 Hillsboro Road in Nashville.

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Autism speeds motion perception

Jun. 7, 2013—Children with autism spectrum disorder are better at perceiving the motion of certain objects than are typically developing children their age.

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VU study identifies new mechanism for cancer development

Jun. 6, 2013—Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center led by a 32-year-old postdoctoral fellow have discovered a new mechanism for the development of cancer that is challenging conventional scientific wisdom.

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Wireless ECG invented at VU seeks ‘Jumpstart’ from business acceleration program

May. 30, 2013—A wireless electrocardiogram (ECG) invented at Vanderbilt University is the centerpiece of a startup company that has been chosen to be a part of the Jumpstart Foundry Class of 2013.

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School of Medicine’s achievements outlined at Spring Faculty Meeting

May. 23, 2013—In the midst of tight government budgets and uncertain times, Vanderbilt University Medical Center continues to move ever forward in training the next generation of physician researchers and biomedical scientists.

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2013 Academic Enterprise Faculty Awards

May. 23, 2013—The 2013 Vanderbilt University Medical Center Academic Enterprise Faculty Awards, which were presented during Wednesday’s Spring Faculty meeting, included awards for Excellence in Teaching and Outstanding Contributions to Research. Award recipients were nominated by their faculty colleagues and chosen by the Academic Enterprise Faculty Awards Selection Committee.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

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

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