Reporter Feb 5 2016
Feb. 4, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) recently began offering patients an option for safely disposing expired and unwanted medicines — a service made possible by a change in state law.
Feb. 4, 2016—The 3 million prostate cancer survivors in the United States are likely to die from something other than cancer, thanks to early detection, effective treatment and the disease’s slow progression.
Feb. 4, 2016—André Churchwell, M.D., professor of Medicine, Biomedical Engineering and Radiology and Radiological Sciences and senior associate dean for Diversity Affairs at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, was recently named to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows.
Feb. 4, 2016—When it comes to discovery, scientists are among the smartest people around. They may not be as skilled at managing their labs or businesses, however.
Feb. 4, 2016—Vanderbilt physician/scientist Mary Zutter, M.D., Louise B. McGavock Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology and assistant vice chancellor for Integrative Diagnostics, can now add “White House guest” to her resume.
Feb. 4, 2016—In response to low national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) has joined 68 of the nation’s other NCI-designated cancer centers in recommending increased HPV vaccination for the prevention of cancer.
Feb. 4, 2016—Emery Brown, M.D., Ph.D., a noted anesthesiologist, neuroscientist and statistician, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 11.