Reporter Jan 25 2019

Attendees at Tuesday's grand opening event learn more about the School of Nursing's state-of-the-art building expansion.

School of Nursing celebrates grand opening of building expansion

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing opened a new $23.6 million building expansion containing a state-of-the-art simulation lab, technologically advanced classrooms and student services offices with a grand opening and ribbon cutting event on Jan. 22.

John Koethe, MD, MSCI, left, Kevin Niswender, MD, PhD, LaToya Hannah, MSN, APRN, Matt Luther, MD, associate professor of Medicine, and colleagues have formed a new Human Metabolic Physiology Core at VUMC to support studies requiring human adipose tissue.

New core to support investigations into metabolic disorders

For several years Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers have been studying adipose tissue to help unlock the mysteries behind metabolic disorders related to obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and other health conditions, and now they have a new resource to support their investigations.

Hypertension Center receives AHA certification

The Vanderbilt Comprehensive Hypertension Center has been awarded the American Heart Association’s Comprehensive Hypertension Center Certification, to recognize the practice’s commitment to following proven, research-based treatment guidelines to care for people with complex or difficult-to-treat hypertension, or high blood pressure.

VUMC leaders and clinic representatives cut the ribbon at the new location of the Hillsboro Medical Group. Those participating were, from left, James Powers, MD, Tom Elasy, MD, MPH, Craig Sussman, MD, C. Wright Pinson, MBA, MD, Robert Miller, MD, Marilyn Dubree, MSN, RN, Paul Barnett, MD, clinic founding partner, Irma Kaplan, wife of clinic founding partner Herman Kaplan, MD, Nancy Brown, MD, and Tom Nantais, MBA.

Hillsboro Medical Group opens at Village at Vanderbilt

A ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house was held last week for the new Hillsboro Medical Group location at the Village at Vanderbilt.

Study to track teen development in those with, without autism

A new study examining stress and arousal across pubertal development in youth with and without autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is now enrolling participants, thanks to a $2.3 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

Vanderbilt Prize winner Amon to speak at Jan. 31 lecture

Angelika Amon, PhD, recipient of the 2018 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, will deliver her Vanderbilt Prize lecture at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, in 208 Light Hall.

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