The number of parking spaces available in the Central Garage is being reduced as part of VUMC’s multi-year expansion project. (photo by Susan Urmy)

New phase of garage expansion begins March 18

The kickoff phase of the 15-level Link Building project that involves adding three-floors to the Central Parking Garage is progressing on schedule.

Fewer accidents, social distancing spur drop in trauma volumes

Compared to last April, through April 19 the adult trauma service at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is on track to admit 65% fewer patients from roadway accidents, including motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents and pedestrians struck by autos.

Major road closures to again affect I-65, I-440, Franklin Road March 20-23

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has announced plans for bridge work at the interchange of Interstate 65 and Interstate 440 which will require the complete closure of the interchange from Friday, March 20 at 9 p.m. through Monday, March 23 at 5 a.m.

Vanderbilt ophthalmologist emphasizes care in dim-light driving as time change brings darkness to evening commute

With the end of daylight saving time, ophthalmologists at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute want to focus on a real issue—dim-light driving situations that can endanger drivers and pedestrians.

Disease linked to cell traffic jams

Diseases associated with mutations and changes in expression of the protein caveolin may result from faulty trafficking of the protein to the cell surface.