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Reporter Aug 23 2013

Speed, focus serve nurse in the clinic and on the track

Aug. 22, 2013—Stephanie Duke, LPN, is quick and focused when she moves from patient to patient at the Vanderbilt Hillsboro Medical Group clinic. She says there is plenty going on here to keep her interest.

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Palmucci honored by imaging management association

Aug. 22, 2013—Jeffrey Palmucci, B.S., CRA, RT(R), director of Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has received the Gold Award from the Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA).

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Vaccine researchers ready as new flu strain evolves

Aug. 22, 2013—A worrisome new avian influenza virus, called H7N9, emerged this spring in Eastern China.

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Healthy entrée station set for Courtyard Café

Aug. 22, 2013—Beginning Sept. 1, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Courtyard Café will offer a healthy entrée station from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday-Thursday.

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Nursing School gains renewal of HHS grants

Aug. 22, 2013—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $427,499 award from the Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) grants for 2013-14, marking the 10th consecutive year that VUSN has received the grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

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Overcoming resistance in ovarian cancer

Aug. 22, 2013—The nuclear receptor TR3 contributes to ovarian cancer cell death in response to platinum-based chemotherapy – and may be a good target for overcoming cell resistance to certain treatments.

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