VUMC to offer free head and neck cancer screening April 7
Mar. 24, 2017—A hoarse voice or persistent sore throat that lasts for weeks may seem like a mild nuisance, but those same symptoms could be early signs of head and neck cancer. To help patients determine their risk for disease and detect problems at an early stage, the Vanderbilt Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center will offer free head and neck screenings Friday, April 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Memorial service for Professor Vivien Casagrande set for April 12
Mar. 24, 2017—A memorial service for Professor Vivien Casagrande is planned for April 12 in Benton Chapel.
Annual Meharry–Vanderbilt–TSU Cancer Partnership retreat April 8
Mar. 23, 2017—The Meharry Medical College, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) and Tennessee State University (TSU) Cancer Partnership will host its 16th Annual Cancer Retreat on April 8.
My Southern Health: Gluten sensitivity or celiac disease?
Mar. 17, 2017—A gluten-free diet is not a weight-loss solution. Here's what it treats and how.
VUMC limited submission opportunity: NIMHD Specialized Centers of Excellence on Minority Health and Health Disparities
Mar. 14, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center may submit one application to the NIMHD Specialized Centers of Excellence on Minority Health and Health Disparities (U54) funding program.
VICC ovarian cancer funding opportunity
Mar. 14, 2017—The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) announces a funding opportunity to catalyze innovative, collaborative ovarian cancer-related projects.
My Southern Health: Common prostate ailments
Mar. 14, 2017—Douglas Milam, associate professor of urologic surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, discusses what prostate issues might cause you trouble and what you can do about them.
My Southern Health: Kids and sinus infections
Mar. 14, 2017—Siva Chinnadurai, associate professor of otolaryngology at Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, discusses the causes and treatments for sinus infections.
Applications accepted for S10 instrumentation grants from NIH
Feb. 28, 2017—The NIH S10 program encourages applications from groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instrumentation or an integrated system.
Call for applications: 2017 Stanley Cohen Innovation Fund
Feb. 28, 2017—The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is now soliciting applications for research awards from the Stanley Cohen Innovation Fund.
My Southern Health: Spring allergies may be worse in the South
Feb. 28, 2017—Hay fever can pose more of a challenge in Southern cities. Here’s why and what to do about it.
My Southern Health: The ABCDEs of caring for the heart during cancer treatment—and beyond
Feb. 28, 2017—People who have dealt with cancer may also need to take special care of their hearts. Here’s how.