Reporter April 5 2013

Rounds: A message from the Vice Chancellor

Last month, as the impact of federal budget sequestration (the “sequester”) became reality, I pledged to communicate with you frequently about the unprecedented financial challenges before us, and steps we must all proactively engage.

Cancer studies reveal new genetic variants

The future of cancer is becoming clearer. And it’s not looking so good for cancer.

Kinch to lead Tennessee Nurses Association

Jill Kinch, MSN, APN, advanced practice nurse team manager for Perioperative and Procedural Services at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has been appointed president of the Tennessee Nurses Association (TNA).

Photo: Longtime collaborators

Jeffrey Whitsett, M.D., of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, poses with his Vanderbilt colleague and longtime research collaborator, Mildred Stahlman, M.D., professor of Pediatrics, prior to delivering his Flexner Discovery Lecture entitled “Lessons from Newborn Infants,” March 28 in Vanderbilt’s Light Hall.

Nobel laureate Hartwell set for Discovery Lecture

Nobel laureate Lee Hartwell, Ph.D., will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, April 11.

prison cell

Pharmacology forum to explore neurobiology of criminal behavior

“The Neurobiology of Criminals” is the theme of the 22nd annual Joel G. Hardman Student-Invited Pharmacology Forum, April 11 in 208 Light Hall.

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