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Author: Bill Snyder

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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School for Science and Math graduates urged to ‘find the good’

May. 16, 2013—During his remarks to the third graduating class of the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt (SSMV) on Saturday, May 11, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., didn’t give an address — he told a story instead.

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Lecturer seeks to unravel viral replication’s mysteries

May. 9, 2013—Viruses are among the most confounding creatures on the planet.

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Clinical Pharmacology celebrates milestone

May. 9, 2013—The 50th anniversary of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology will be celebrated Thursday, June 6, with a daylong scientific symposium and luncheon in the Student Life Center.

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Personal touch: Family’s story drives home impact of research

May. 9, 2013—For 30 minutes Tuesday, Terry Marlin, father of two young boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, was the professor, telling his story to a group of Vanderbilt University graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

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Five elected to Association of American Physicians

May. 2, 2013—Five Vanderbilt University faculty members have been elected to membership in the Association of American Physicians (AAP), one of the nation’s most respected medical honor societies. They are E. Wesley Ely, M.D., James Goldenring, M.D., Ph.D., Marie Griffin, M.D., MPH, Mark Magnuson, M.D., and Richard Peek, M.D. They were formally inducted April 27 with 59...

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Female scientists share advice at first-ever symposium

May. 2, 2013—Vanderbilt University’s first Women in Science Symposium, held April 29, featured prominent female scientists discussing the role of women in scientific leadership positions. In addition, couples in science shared their advice and experience for maintaining a work-life balance. Keynote presentations were given by Madeleine Joullié, Ph.D., professor of Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania, and...

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Awards given at Postdoctoral Research Symposium

May. 2, 2013—Jennifer Noto, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Richard Peek, M.D., receives the 2013 Postdoc of the Year award from Ann Price, M.D., associate dean for Alumni Affairs, during the 7th annual Postdoctoral Research and Shared Resources Symposium on Tuesday. Rebecca Cook, Ph.D., assistant professor of Cancer Biology, and F. Peter (Fred) Guengerich, Ph.D.,...

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Events honor, celebrate VU’s women scientists

Apr. 25, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is celebrating its women scientists with five events this month that feature inspiring women sharing their research achievements and lives.

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Coordinated messaging key to federal support: Cooper

Apr. 25, 2013—In an era of budget cutting and belt-tightening, how can science get more support from the federal government?

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