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Center for Quantitative Sciences requests feedback about Summer Institute course offerings

Jan. 13, 2017—The Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences hosts its 4th annual Summer Institute Aug. 7–18, 2017, and requests feedback regarding this year's course offerings.

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Acting NCI director Lowy to present HPV research lecture

Jan. 11, 2017—Douglas R. Lowy, acting director of the National Cancer Institute, will deliver the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center George Daniel Brooks Lecture at Vanderbilt University Medical Center on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 11 a.m. in Light Hall, Room 208. The title of the presentation is “Preventing HPV-associated Cancers: Short-term and Long-term Approaches.”

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Adults and children needed for ‘listening in noise’ study

Jan. 11, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers are seeking participants for a study of how children and adults listen in the presence of background noise. Specifically, the researchers want to learn why children have a harder time listening in noisy environments than adults.

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Nominations sought for 2016 Research Staff Awards, 2017 School of Medicine Faculty Awards

Jan. 11, 2017—Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Research Staff Awards and the 2017 School of Medicine Faculty Awards.

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Participate in Vanderbilt Kennedy Center study that aims to teach kids how to cope with stress

Jan. 4, 2017—The study aims to promote children’s healthy adjustment by teaching families about stress, providing parenting information that may reduce feelings of depression, and teaching children coping skills.

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My Southern Health: Lower the risk of macular degeneration

Dec. 15, 2016—Macular degeneration is common in people older than 55, but lifestyle influences who gets i

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Children’s Hospital pastoral care department offers Christmas Eve service

Dec. 9, 2016—All are invited to join the pastoral care department of Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt for a Christmas Eve service of music, carols and scripture Dec. 24.

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Save the date: Gordon to give MLK Day lecture Jan. 16

Dec. 7, 2016—David Gordon, dean of the University of Akron College of Health Professions, will speak from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, in conjunction with the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Series at Vanderbilt.

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Children who do and do not stutter needed for a research study

Dec. 1, 2016—Boys and girls age 4 to 6—those who stutter and those who do not—are needed for a research study, "Emotional Processing in Children Who Do and Do Not Stutter."

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Pilot and feasibility grants available for research related to diabetes and obesity

Nov. 21, 2016—The Vanderbilt Diabetes Center, the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC), and the Vanderbilt Center for Diabetes Translation Research (CDTR) announce the availability of pilot and feasibility grants in the following areas.

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My Southern Health: Great ready for bronchiolitis season

Oct. 21, 2016—Know how to help prevent bronchiolitis and how to treat this prevalent winter illness before it strikes.

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Road closure to affect Garland Avenue Oct. 27–Nov. 5

Oct. 20, 2016—Garland Avenue between 24th and 25th avenues will be closed from Oct. 27 to Nov. 5 for the purpose of milling and resurfacing the roadway.

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