Jun. 11, 2013—A memorial service for Leon W. Cunningham, Ph.D., professor emeritus and former chairman of the Department of Biochemistry at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at Calvary United Methodist Church at 3701 Hillsboro Road in Nashville.
Jun. 11, 2013—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is again named among the top pediatric health care hospitals in "U.S. News & World Report" magazine's annual Best Children's Hospitals rankings.
Jun. 6, 2013— Vanderbilt’s Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care held the first in a series of free rural trauma courses May 23 at Riverview Regional Medical Center in Carthage, Tenn. Typically, the rural trauma patient is remotely located from first responders and health care facilities, which can lead to untimely treatment of injuries. This course...
Jun. 6, 2013—Vanderbilt LifeFlight, along with several other emergency agencies, received two Star of Life awards for their life-saving efforts at the annual Star of Life banquet, presented by Tennessee Emergency Medical Services for Children. Receiving recognition for saving the life of a pediatric patient was Macon County EMS, Lafayette Fire Department and Vanderbilt LifeFlight. The LifeFlight...
Jun. 6, 2013—Individuals who provide annual philanthropic support for key areas at Vanderbilt University Medical Center were recognized at the Canby Robinson Society Reception on May 21.
Jun. 6, 2013—Puck Ohi, Ph.D., assistant professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, has received the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society SCHOLAR award for his research on the role of enzymes that affect cell division, which has implications for treating cancer and blood disorders like leukemia and lymphoma.
Jun. 6, 2013—On Tuesday, award-winning country music star Martina McBride and a group of her fans presented a check for $40,550 in support of cancer research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.