Reporter Feb 27 2015
Feb. 26, 2015—Researchers at Vanderbilt University, the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and The Scripps Research Institute for the first time have shown how human antibodies can neutralize the Marburg virus, a close cousin to Ebola.
Feb. 26, 2015—Engage. This was the challenge and the promise extended to those in attendance during Tuesday’s winter Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Feb. 26, 2015—Credo Award and Five Pillar Leader Award winners were announced Tuesday at the Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly at Langford Auditorium. These Vanderbilt University Medical Center staff and faculty awards are bestowed on a quarterly basis.
Feb. 26, 2015—Respiratory viruses, not bacterial infections, are the most commonly detected causes of community-acquired pneumonia in children, according to new research released Feb. 26 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Feb. 26, 2015—Improvements in cancer diagnosis and treatment have led to longer survival for most cancer patients in the United States. However, the improvement in survival was substantially greater among younger patients and those who are white in most of the cancers studied, according to new research by Vanderbilt University investigators.
Feb. 26, 2015—Five months ago D’Anne Duncan, Ph.D., was a third-year postdoctoral fellow in ophthalmology and visual neuroscience at Vanderbilt University. Today she’s program manager of a national consortium that is helping scientists-in-training prepare for today’s broad sweep of career options.
Feb. 26, 2015—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty members Jennifer Kim, DNP, and Abby Parish, DNP, were recently elected as Distinguished Practitioners and Fellows of the National Academies of Practice (NAP).
Feb. 26, 2015—Google, the developer of the Chrome Internet browser, is in the midst of beefing up precautions to protect users from falling prey to fraudulent websites masquerading as legitimate websites.
Feb. 26, 2015—The Vanderbilt University Department of Biochemistry will host a two-day symposium March 6-7 to honor the 60th birthday of Walter Chazin, Ph.D., director of the Center for Structural Biology.