School of Nursing receives HRSA grant for Clinic at Mercury Courts mental health providers
Oct. 26, 2017—The two-year Title VIII grant from the Health and Human Services Administration allows the Clinic at Mercury Courts, a nurse-managed primary care clinic located in one of Nashville’s most economically depressed areas, to add a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner, social worker and psychiatrist to its existing primary care team.
VICC limited submission opportunity: Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation awards
May. 8, 2017—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) may nominate two junior faculty candidates for the Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research Awards: one in Mainstream/Conventional research, and one in Integrative Medicine research for 2017.
VICC limited submission opportunity: V Foundation Immunology or Immunotherapy Award
May. 8, 2017—The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) has been invited to participate in The V Foundation 2017 Pediatric Cancer Research–Immunology or Immunotherapy Award.
Vaccine Research Program lands major NIH renewal
Sep. 26, 2013—The Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program has received a major contract from the National Institutes of Health to continue its work as one of the nation’s Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Units.
VUCast: See advances in this robotic hand; get a special view of Commodore baseball
Jun. 12, 2013—In this week’s VUCast: Bionic Breakthrough: See advances in this robotic hand What Vandy doctors are doing with the military to avoid amputations See a special view of Commodore baseball All this and more in this week’s VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast. Watch now.
Vanderbilt-led team to develop ‘microbrain’ to improve drug testing
Jul. 24, 2012—Creating a device out of human cells that simulates brain chemistry is the goal of a $6.4 million grant which is part of major new federal initiative to develop a series of “organs on a chip” designed to improve the drug development process.
Vanderbilt’s CTSA lands $46 million renewal
Jul. 12, 2012—Vanderbilt University’s largest single government research grant, its Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), has been renewed for another five years for $46 million.
Vanderbilt and affiliates receive $18.8 million to improve health care, reduce costs for chronic conditions
Jun. 18, 2012—Vanderbilt University Medical Center and its affiliates have received preliminary notice of a three-year, $18.8 million grant to improve chronic disease management for patients with high blood pressure, heart failure and diabetes. The Health Care Innovation Award from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is one of the largest federal research grants awarded...
Vanderbilt lands significant patient-centered research grant
May. 22, 2012—Patients and their families will have a more active role and voice in research designed to improve the quality and safety of patient care, thanks to a federal grant received by Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers.