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Stead receives Duke Medical Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumnus Award

Nov. 20, 2019—William Stead, MD, VUMC’s Chief Strategy Officer, is a 2019 recipient of Duke Medical Alumni Association's Distinguished Alumnus Award. Considered a pioneer in the application of communication and information technology to improve the practice of medicine.

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Understanding cell division

Nov. 18, 2019—Vanderbilt researchers have uncovered another piece in the puzzle of how cells divide — a process that goes awry in cancer cells.

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An Evening with Friends

Nov. 14, 2019—An Evening with Friends benefited Friends’ recent commitment to support palliative care and diabetes research initiatives at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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RSV transmission in the Middle East

Nov. 14, 2019—Understanding how RSV is transmitted, which strains dominate and how new strains emerge around the globe will guide better vaccine and anti-viral drug design.

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New Physician Spotlight: Jeffrey Upperman

Nov. 11, 2019—Jeffrey Upperman, MD, a national leader in pediatric trauma and disaster preparedness, has joined Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt as surgeon-in-chief and chair of the Department of Pediatric Surgery. He started Nov. 1.

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Join the StrategyShare Network

Nov. 11, 2019—The Strategic Directions team is inviting Vanderbilt University Medical Center employees to join the StrategyShare Network that will help identify topic areas for presentation and programming for StrategyShare2020.

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Project seeks new way to assess immunotherapy effectiveness

Nov. 7, 2019—GE Healthcare has awarded researchers in the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science $2.5 million in funding to develop PET tracer that will determine the effectiveness of immunotherapy in patients early in their treatment course.

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Celebrating Brock’s service

Nov. 7, 2019—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Vanderbilt University Medical Center leaders, physicians, nurses and staff recently celebrated John W. Brock III, MD, for his 17 years of service.

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Honoring Stone

Nov. 7, 2019—William Stone, MD, was recently honored with a “retirement symposium.”

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VUMC’s Osterman awarded Microsoft Investigator Fellowship

Nov. 7, 2019—Travis Osterman, DO, MS, has been awarded a Microsoft Investigator Fellowship.

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Sleep experts: daylight saving time has long-term brain effects

Nov. 4, 2019—Sleep experts published a JAMA Neurology commentary in which they recap large epidemiological studies to advocate for ending the practice.

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Nominations sought for School of Medicine Faculty Awards

Nov. 4, 2019—Nominations are being sought for the following 2020 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Faculty Awards: The School of Medicine Awards for Excellence in Teaching The School of Medicine Awards for Extraordinary Performance of Clinical Service The School of Medicine Awards for Outstanding Contributions to Research Award recipients are nominated by their faculty colleagues and chosen...

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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.

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VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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