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Social behavior brain circuitry

Nov. 3, 2022—Vanderbilt researchers have identified a novel mechanism regulating social behavior: Neuropeptide Y signaling in the nucleus accumbens brain region.

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Researcher’s decade of analyzing the price of drugs leads to big reforms

Nov. 3, 2022—Vanderbilt's Stacie Dusetzina, PhD, and several colleagues were able to reflect recently on the South Lawn of the White House about how their contributions through research and data informed the provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act that will save older Americans on Medicare tens of thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs each year.

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‘DNA’ Podcast Hosts Two Climate and Health Twitter Spaces Chats

Nov. 3, 2022—Climate and Health conversations will take place on Nov. 13 and 14, from 12:15 pm - 1 pm CT on Twitter Spaces.

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Study explores possible drug target for neurological problems

Nov. 3, 2022—A team at Case Western Reserve University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center has determined with atomic-level precision how two established drugs bind to and alter the conformation of a cell membrane transporter protein called NKCC1, shutting down its activity.

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VUMC named best workplace for men in nursing

Nov. 3, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been recognized with the 2022 Best Workplace for Men in Nursing Award from the American Association for Men in Nursing.

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Study finds sensitivity to musical rhythm supports social development in infants

Nov. 3, 2022—A new study shows engaging infants with a song provides a ready-made means for supporting social development and interaction.

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New VUSM master’s program offers broad training in biomedical imaging

Nov. 3, 2022—A new Master of Imaging Science program at Vanderbilt will immerse students in the full spectrum of biomedical imaging and provide hands-on clinical and research experience.

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Two receive Medical Assistant of the Year awards

Nov. 3, 2022—Kimberly Hanna and Shelby Pate were named to receive Vanderbilt's Medical Assistant of the Year awards for 2022.

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New QSRP awards program

Nov. 3, 2022—A new awards program will recognize quality and safety improvement excellence across Vanderbilt Health.

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Event to spotlight VUMC’s COVID-19 research efforts

Nov. 3, 2022—The public is invited to listen in as scientists on the forefront of COVID-19 research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center share their personal stories on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 16, in 214 Light Hall.

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Strategy Share 2022 spotlights VUMC’s successes in making health care personal

Nov. 1, 2022—Strategy Share 2022 was centered on initiatives and programs that advance the three components of the Medical Center’s Strategic Directions: Making Diversity and Inclusion Intentional, Design for Patients and Families, and Discover, Learn and Share.

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Patient Experience awards honor excellence of clinical teams and individual clinicians

Nov. 1, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is recognizing 581 clinicians and 148 clinical areas for receiving high marks from patients, earning Excellence in Patient Experience awards for fiscal year 2022.

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