myVU Take Note
One lane of Medical Center Drive closed Aug. 12
Aug. 8, 2017—From 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, Medical Center Drive will be reduced to one southbound lane of traffic. The lane reduction will extend from the intersection of Medical Center Drive and 21st Avenue South to the crosswalk at the west exit of East Garage.
Limited submission opportunity: Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program
Aug. 4, 2017—Vanderbilt may nominate up to two faculty for the Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics.
Conference to focus on link between viruses and cancer
Jul. 12, 2017—The association between tobacco use and cancer is well known. But there are other risk factors for cancer that are less recognized, including the link between cancer and certain viruses.
Vanderbilt Asthma, Sinus and Allergy Program opens new location in Franklin
Jun. 21, 2017—The Vanderbilt Asthma, Sinus and Allergy Program (VASAP) has opened the doors to a new location in Franklin, Tennessee, to bring convenient care to patients.
Children who do or do not stutter needed for research study
Jun. 19, 2017—Children ages 4 to 6 who do or do not stutter are needed for a research study, “Cognitive, Linguistic and Emotional Contributions to Childhood Stuttering.”
Patients with blood disorders invited to free June 24 seminar
Jun. 16, 2017—Patients with aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and other blood disorders are invited to a free seminar featuring a Vanderbilt University Medical Center clinician and other medical experts.
Research participants sought: Parents, children and the effects of stress
Jun. 8, 2017—Your family may be eligible to participate in a research study at Vanderbilt University that aims to help parents and children regarding the effects of stress.
Farmers’ Market returns to medical center plaza through Oct. 26
Jun. 7, 2017—The Nashville Farmers’ Market at Vanderbilt University Medical Center has returned and will be held every Thursday from 2 to 5:30 p.m. through Oct. 26.
Construction re-routes walkway near School of Nursing
Jun. 1, 2017—Fencing around the new School of Nursing expansion project construction area was put up Wednesday, May 31.
VICC experts to discuss high risk breast cancer at free seminar June 6
May. 26, 2017—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), in collaboration with the Hereditary Cancer Program and the Vanderbilt Breast Center, is hosting a free seminar, “Are You at High Risk for Breast Cancer?”
My Southern Health: Heart failure – it’s not what you think
May. 24, 2017—Heart failure is more prevalent in the South. Here’s what you need to know.
My Southern Health: The benefit of skin-to-skin contact for infants
May. 24, 2017— Ventral skin-to-skin contact has been shown to improve premature infants’ health, both short- and long-term. The baby is undressed or unwrapped and placed against the mother’s bare skin, nestled against her chest. A cozier name for this method of holding a new baby is “kangaroo care.”