Construction re-routes walkway near School of Nursing
Jun. 1, 2017—Fencing around the new School of Nursing expansion project construction area was put up Wednesday, May 31.
VICC experts to discuss high risk breast cancer at free seminar June 6
May. 26, 2017—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), in collaboration with the Hereditary Cancer Program and the Vanderbilt Breast Center, is hosting a free seminar, “Are You at High Risk for Breast Cancer?”
My Southern Health: Heart failure – it’s not what you think
May. 24, 2017—Heart failure is more prevalent in the South. Here’s what you need to know.
My Southern Health: The benefit of skin-to-skin contact for infants
May. 24, 2017— Ventral skin-to-skin contact has been shown to improve premature infants’ health, both short- and long-term. The baby is undressed or unwrapped and placed against the mother’s bare skin, nestled against her chest. A cozier name for this method of holding a new baby is “kangaroo care.”
Male adults needed for hearing study
May. 22, 2017—The Vanderbilt Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is seeking male adults to participate in a research study. The study will explore how the brain processes linguistic sounds.
My Southern Health: What to ask your doctor about prostate cancer screening
May. 19, 2017—In 2012, the United States Preventive Services Task Force recommended that men of all ages should not be routinely screened for levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA). That group now recommends that men ages 55 to 69 should talk with their doctors and make well-informed individual decisions about the potential harms and benefits of PSA screening, and treatment if cancer is found.
My Southern Health: Why young adults should pay more attention to heart health
May. 19, 2017—Here’s what you need to know to boost your heart health and reduce heart attack risk.
Save the date: Second School of Medicine Research Enterprise Forum is May 30
May. 19, 2017—The second School of Medicine Research Enterprise Forum is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, in Light Hall, Room 208. Jennifer Pietenpol, Vanderbilt University Medical Center executive vice president for research, will host the event.
Children 8–11 with normal hearing needed for study
May. 12, 2017—The Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is looking for research subjects to better understand how children listen in background noise.
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.
Sign up, renew VRWC membership, get discount on massage, personal training
May. 3, 2017—Need an extra incentive to get to the gym? Give yourself a chance to relax! Sign up or renew your membership at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center before May 31, and get 50 percent off any (1) massage and a personal training session.