January 14, 2000

News Briefs

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Dr. Dennis Hallahan (left) and radiation therapy technicians Ben Welch and Doug Satterfield prepare patient Carl Rudolph for therapy. (photo by Dana Johnson)

Vascular retreat set

The Center for Vascular Biology will hold its first “Vascular at Vanderbilt” Day on January 21.

The retreat, which includes research presentations on topics ranging from “Molecular Controls of Vascular Development” to “Vascular Targets for Therapy,” will be held in the Social and Religious Building on the Peabody campus beginning at 8:15 a.m.

Register in advance at http://bret.mc.vanderbilt.edu/vbc/index.htm or call 3-4312.

Neurosurgeon honored

Dr. Noel B. Tulipan, associate professor of Neurosurgery, was honored in the health care provider category at the 18th annual Recognition Reception of the John F. Kennedy Center and the Mayor’s Advisory Committee for People with Disabilities in Nashville in October.

The event was held to honor significant contributions to the disabled community by individuals and organizations.

Grant requests

The medical center staff advisory council is accepting grant requests from organizations, departments or groups. Each year, the council raises money to allocate to worthwhile causes.

In the past, they have sent pediatric cancer patients to camp, bought toys and donated money to the medical center staff hardship fund.

All requests are welcome. Send requests to Karen Durlester, 2-1121 MCN.