Jan. 15, 2015—Tennessee must improve the health of its citizens if it wants to offer an attractive workforce to businesses, Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos said during a Nashville Community Health Forum attended by state legislators and other stakeholders.
Jan. 6, 2015—Leading business, health care and civic officials will hold a Nashville Community Health Forum at Vanderbilt on Jan. 14 focused on the chronically poor health condition of Davidson County and Tennessee residents.
Nov. 14, 2014—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos today announced the institution is embarking on a process to reconfigure Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a not-for-profit academic medical center that is financially distinct from the university. The move will give the medical center increased financial independence while preserving and growing the collaboration that has resulted in Vanderbilt's research, education and medical excellence.
Nov. 3, 2014—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos formally launched the new $50 million Trans-institutional Programs initiative outlined in the Academic Strategic Plan in an email to the Vanderbilt community earlier today.
Nov. 2, 2014—Twenty-seven weeks into their pregnancy, Bekah and Christopher Gannon were faced with a decision no parents should ever have to make. Doctors at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt told the couple, who were expecting fraternal twins, that they’d lose one of the babies unless Bekah had an emergency C-section. But by doing this,...
Oct. 29, 2014—Tennessee government affairs veteran Nathan Green will join Vanderbilt University’s public affairs team Dec. 1 in the newly created position of assistant vice chancellor for state government relations.
Oct. 29, 2014—Trans-institutional neuroimaging research at Vanderbilt finds that the brain may be structured differently in children with dyslexia.
Oct. 28, 2014—A team of biomedical engineers has developed a new "tumor-in-a-dish" technology that promises to improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy.