Reporter Oct 9 2015

Fundraiser for head and neck cancer patients slated for Oct. 16

The second annual Courage Unmasked event to raise awareness about head and neck cancer will be held Friday, Oct. 16, 6 – 9 p.m., at the Sarratt Gallery at Vanderbilt.

Flulapalooza 2015

Susan Hodgin, MSN, R.N., left, administers a flu shot at Wednesday’s Flulapalooza. According to officials, 14,498 staff, faculty and students were vaccinated at this year’s event, a Vanderbilt record.

doctors wearing scrubs with red aids awareness ribbons pinned to shirts

Major grant boosts AIDS education, training efforts

Vanderbilt University has been awarded a major federal grant — $16 million over four years — to coordinate AIDS education and training efforts in Tennessee and seven other southeastern states.

Creech to direct Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program

Buddy Creech, M.D., MPH, associate professor of Pediatrics, has been named director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program (VVRP) in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases.

Komen, VICC partnership bolsters breast cancer research

For more than twenty years, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s (VICC) primary source of outside funding has been provided by the National Institutes of Health. But in breast cancer, Susan G. Komen, a nonprofit dedicated to breast cancer research and community services, has been a significant sponsor of research and patient care support.

Vanderbilt Stroke Center lauded by Joint Commission

The Joint Commission has recertified the Vanderbilt Stroke Center for providing complex cerebrovascular care.

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