Reporter Jan 22 2016

Belle Meade Walk-In Clinic debuts

Vanderbilt University Medical Center officials cut the ribbon at Tuesday’s open house celebrating the debut of Vanderbilt Health’s new Belle Meade Walk-In Clinic.

Vanderbilt’s Powers named president-elect of ADA

Alvin Powers, M.D., director of the Vanderbilt Diabetes Center, has been named president-elect, Medicine and Science, of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for 2016.

University of Michigan’s Little set for next Discovery Lecture

Roderick Little, Ph.D., a statistician with expertise in the analysis of data sets with missing values, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Jan. 28.

Angelaki lecture

Dora Angelaki, Ph.D., of Baylor College of Medicine, explored a computational perspective on autism at her recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

VU investigators use magnetism to help isolate malaria biomarker

Vanderbilt investigators have developed a way to detect malaria that is faster and more sensitive than current clinical methods — a development that has the potential to make malaria detection significantly less expensive and more stable.

McLaughlin named a reviewing editor for neuroscience journal

BethAnn McLaughlin, Ph.D., a neuroscientist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been invited to serve as a reviewing editor for the Journal of Neuroscience, the flagship publication of the Society of Neuroscience, one of the world’s largest scientific societies.

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