Reporter June 23 2017

VUSN groundbreaking participants, from left: D.F. Chase President Dennis Gregory, Hastings Architecture Associate Principal Mark Zook, Vanderbilt University Architect Keith Loiseau, School of Nursing Dean Linda Norman, Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Vanderbilt University Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente, Vanderbilt University Board of Trust Emeritus Trustee Dennis Bottorff, and School of Nursing Alumni Board President Tiffany Street. (John Russell/Vanderbilt)

Vanderbilt School of Nursing breaks ground for new building

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Provost Susan R. Wente and School of Nursing Dean Linda Norman celebrated the groundbreaking for the Vanderbilt School of Nursing’s new building June 20.

Grant money available for telehealth innovations

Grant money is available to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) community in order to support programs that increase ambulatory visits conducted via telemedicine.

Tennessee first state to set up safety ratings for youth sports leagues

A new rating system called Safe Stars will soon allow parents to check and see if youth sports leagues in Tennessee follow state-recommended safety protocols.

Study uses child’s own immune system against type one diabetes

Eighteen-year-old Grace Long had just been accepted at the renowned United States Naval Academy, with plans to become a nuclear engineering officer. Then, she learned she had type 1 diabetes, an immediate disqualifier for military service.

Event celebrates Vanderbilt heart transplant program’s achievements

Patients, faculty and staff gathered in Langford Auditorium on June 12 to celebrate Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) milestone 1,000th heart transplant.

storming night with many bolts of lightning

VU scientists report a way to calm the sepsis “storm”

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have found a way to calm the “genomic storm” that triggers the often-lethal consequences of sepsis.

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