Reporter June 19 2015

Children’s Miracle Network Hospital Telethon raises more than $2.2 million

Insulin in vials

MVA study shows benefits of pharmacy care in diabetes treatment

Underserved patients with sub-optimally controlled type 2 diabetes who were cared for by pharmacists were more adherent to their medication regimen and had better blood sugar control than those who did not have a pharmacist in their care team.

Noted VUSM alum Robert Heimburger dies at 97

Robert F. Heimburger, M.D., a member of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine class of 1943, died June 9. He was 97.

VKC celebrates 50th anniversary with Shriver visit

The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s 50th recent Anniversary Community Celebration celebrated the strides made in half a century and concentrated on steps to be taken for the future.

Science career symposium stresses value of communication skills

Approximately 300 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows recently attended a symposium at the Vanderbilt Student Life Center to learn about “science careers that put your communication skills to work.”

New nanoparticle enhances success rate of coronary artery bypass grafts

A team of Vanderbilt University Medical Center surgeons and biomedical engineers has developed a nanoparticle delivery system that may significantly improve the success rate of coronary artery bypass grafts.