VUMC News and Communications

Photo: student heart screenings

The Program for Injury Prevention in Youth Sports (PIPYS) and the Pediatric Heart Institute at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt teamed up with Simon’s Fund, a nonprofit organization, to provide free student heart screenings

Case competition a learning experience for VU students

A team of Vanderbilt University students in medicine, business, public health and economic development competed March 29 in an international Global Health Case Competition at Emory University in Atlanta.

Photo: Discovery Lecture

David Clapham, M.D., Ph.D., of Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, discusses his research on ion channels and cell signaling at his recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

Photo: Sarcoma research support

The FTL Sarcoma Fund, in partnership with the T.J. Martell Foundation, recently presented a gift to the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in support of sarcoma research in memory of Warner Music Nashville colleague Lindsay Walleman.

Next Bedside Matters rounds set for April 16

The next Bedside Matters, an hourlong, monthly rounds geared toward helping Vanderbilt University Medical Center health care providers deal with the social and emotional issues of caring for patients and families, will take place on Wednesday, April 16.

Study explores genetics behind Alzheimer’s resiliency

Autopsies have revealed that some individuals develop the cellular changes indicative of Alzheimer’s disease without ever showing clinical symptoms in their lifetime.

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