Reporter Dec 7 2012

Room’s lead-lined walls protect patients, caregivers

Ten-year-old Madison Monday holds a small stuffed brown bear tightly under her arm as she receives an innovative therapy for neuroblastoma, a cancer that develops from nerve tissue.

Research becomes personal for Delpire

Eric Delpire, Ph.D., professor of Anesthesiology, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and director of the Anesthesiology Basic Science Research Division, has spent the past 15 years developing genetically altered mice for use in scientific research, and he now knows the value of his research in a very personal way.

Award honors strong bonds between VU, Nashville CARES

Vanderbilt University has been named to receive the Nashville CARES Corporate Partner Award.

Malin helps craft de-identification guidelines

A great deal of biomedical and health services research at some point involves record de-identification, whether it’s prior to the sharing of study data or, in the case of large patient databases, prior to the initial extraction of study data.

Research training program seeks global impact

For Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Ph.D. programs in the biomedical sciences, “diversity” means more than “international.”

‘Longevity’ gene has role in bone loss

A gene associated with long life participates in the normal regulation of bone remodeling and may have a role in bone loss associated with aging.

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