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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Named State’s Only Stand-alone Pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center

Jun. 29, 2007—On July 2, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt will begin operating the state's first pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center at a children's hospital.

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New tool to shed light on, improve teen mental health services, education

May. 15, 2007—Can you imagine an archer trying to improve her accuracy by practicing blindfolded, never seeing how close she was to hitting her target, never getting any information to help correct her aim?

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Vanderbilt Children‘s Hospital study proves nasal spray flu vaccine works better than the shot in younger children

Mar. 6, 2007— A new study, co-authored by Kathryn Edwards, M.D., chief of the Division Pediatric Clinical Research at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children‘s Hospital at Vanderbilt, suggests that the nasal spray flu vaccine is twice as effective as the flu shot in children 6 months to 5 years of age. The study, entitled "Live attenuated versus Inactivated Influenza Vaccine in Infants and Young Children" was published in a recent issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Receives Highest Level of Approval

Feb. 22, 2007— Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center has received a three-year accreditation with commendation, the highest level of approval, from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS).

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Vanderbilt Center for Human Genetics Research investigators join international team of experts to find genetic links to autism; Results published in Nature Genetics

Feb. 19, 2007— A team of Vanderbilt Center for Human Genetics Research investigators and colleagues from around the world are releasing findings from the largest study to date seeking to identify genes that might increase the risk of autism.

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Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center receives $6.5 million grant to study tumor environment

Jan. 29, 2007— Like a seed needs soil to grow and flourish, a tumor relies on its environment to grow and spread in the body -- something the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center will be exploring more closely with the help of a new $6.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

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