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‘Challenge’ reveals students’ tech transfer ingenuity

Apr. 18, 2013—A strategy for commercializing a wireless electrocardiogram (ECG) has won top honors at this year’s TechVenture Challenge.

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Clinic helps foster recovery from initial psychotic breaks

Apr. 18, 2013—Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital’s Psychotic Disorders Clinic has become a leader in the region for the initial assessment and treatment of young adults suffering from their first psychotic break.

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UT Southwestern’s Brown set to deliver Flexner Discovery Lecture

Apr. 18, 2013—Nobel laureate Michael Brown, M.D., whose research paved the way for the development of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, April 25.

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VUMC Neurodiagnostic Program gains accreditation

Apr. 18, 2013—The Vanderbilt University Medical Center Neurodiagnostic Program has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

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Photo: Pharmacology Forum

Apr. 18, 2013—Claus Schneider, Ph.D., assistant professor of Pharmacology, center, is presented with the 2013 Teaching Award by Pharmacology graduate students Odaine Gordon and Katie Sprinkel during last week's Joel G. Hardman Student Invited Pharmacology Forum.

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Knostman receives Frontline Impact Award

Apr. 18, 2013—Molly Knostman, manager of the Central-Inpatient Pharmacy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been chosen one of three recipients of the 2012 Frontline Impact Award.

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Annual Donate Life event set for April 25

Apr. 18, 2013—In 2012, 204 lives were saved because of the generosity of 65 individuals at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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VUMC recognized for support of LGBT business

Apr. 18, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center and two of its employees have been recognized for contributions to the LGBT business community in Nashville.

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Stars line up to bring patients’ songs to life

Apr. 18, 2013—Heartfelt songs penned by a group of patients of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt while working with their music therapist are being released May 14 worldwide on a compilation CD featuring some of Nashville’s top recording stars.

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Early study reveals ‘nuclear’ strategy for atherosclerosis

Apr. 18, 2013—Vanderbilt University scientists have discovered a potential new strategy for lowering cholesterol and triglyceride levels and stopping atherosclerosis and fatty liver disease.

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Study reveals broad dangers of trans fats

Apr. 18, 2013—A new study by Vanderbilt investigators suggests a diet high in trans fatty acids (TFA) may contribute to death from any cause.

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Nobel laureate stresses need to develop biomarkers

Apr. 18, 2013—After 40 years in basic science working with yeast cells, Nobel laureate Lee Hartwell, Ph.D., has turned his attention in a new direction.

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