Reporter Dec 20 2013

Year in review 2013: A year of achievements, transition for VUMC

Year in review 2013: VUMC lauded on numerous national ranking lists

VUMC was lauded on numerous national ranking lists during the year.

Year in review 2013: Leadership additions bolster VUMC’s missions

Leadership additions bolstered VUMC’s missions this year.

Photo: Holiday visit

Santa talks with Emma Hudson during his recent visit to see patients and families at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Ancient chemical bond may aid cancer therapy: study

A chemical bond discovered by Vanderbilt University scientists that is essential for animal life and which hastened the “dawn of the animal kingdom” could lead to new therapies for cancer and other diseases.

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Bariatric surgery’s metabolic impact to be explored

Vanderbilt University researchers have received a two-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study a mouse model of the metabolic and hormonal changes caused by bariatric surgery.

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