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VUMC to lead national consortium on biomedical research

Jul. 18, 2011—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been awarded a five-year $20 million federal grant to coordinate a national consortium that aims to advance biomedical research nationwide.

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NIH grant bolsters emergency medicine research training

Jul. 18, 2011—The Department of Emergency Medicine has been named to receive one of the nation’s first training grants in emergency medicine from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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Health Plus offers Know Your Numbers this week

Jul. 15, 2011—Visit the Bill Wilkerson Center, Occupational Health, and Health Plus to have your weight, blood pressure and body mass index checked.

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Eve of Janus set for July 30

Jul. 14, 2011—The 41st Eve of Janus is scheduled for July 30 at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urges parents to guard against extreme heat

Jul. 14, 2011—With indexes as high as 110 degrees this week in Middle Tennessee, doctors at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are asking parents to remain vigilant against hyperthermia and other heat-related illnesses.

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Pearson to discuss latest medical thriller on NPT

Jul. 13, 2011—A. Scott Pearson, associate professor of surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, will appear on "A Word on Words with John Seigenthaler" this Sunday, July 17, at 10:30 a.m.

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VUMC exhibit allows Vanderbilt artists to display their work

Jul. 11, 2011—The National Arts Program’s Third Annual Exhibit and Awards for Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center employees and their families will run Sept. 1 through Jan. 3, 2012.

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Benefit golf tournament Sept. 29

Jul. 8, 2011—Network Computing Services is sponsoring a golf tournament to benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. The event is scheduled for Sept. 29 at Vanderbilt Legends Course in Franklin, Tenn.This is the eighth year that NCS has raised funds for the hospital. NCS is made up of VUMC employees who host this team-building outing...

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New program supports children with brain injuries

Jul. 7, 2011—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt has helped launch a new program to support children diagnosed with traumatic brain injury after they leave the hospital.

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LifeFlight changes helmets to mirror Vanderbilt football

Jul. 4, 2011—The new Lifeflight flight helmets (Vanderbilt) Vanderbilt LifeFlight has changed its flight crew helmets to mirror those worn by Vanderbilt University football players.    

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Dollar General gives more than $1 million to expansion project at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Jun. 30, 2011—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is recognizing Dollar General Corporation for giving more than $1 million to Children’s Hospital’s 33-bed, 30,000-square-foot addition that is currently under construction.

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Vanderbilt doctors urge caution with July Fourth fireworks

Jun. 30, 2011—While nothing says Fourth of July quite like fireworks, doctors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center urge caution and suggest always leaving these displays to the experts.

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