Reporter Jan 16 2015
New drugs approved to fight idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Jan. 15, 2015—The Vanderbilt Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Center played a key role in testing the first two drugs approved by the FDA for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center celebrates 50 years in 2015
Jan. 12, 2015—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center will celebrate 50 years of transforming lives in 2015 with lectures by AUCD Executive Director Andrew Imparato and Special Olympics Chairman and CEO Timothy Shriver.
Earn up to $2,500 through nurse referral program
Jan. 9, 2015—Vanderbilt employees can earn up to $2,500 for referring a registered nurse through Vanderbilt’s Referral Bonus Program now through April 7.
VUMC debuts new policy information website
Jan. 8, 2015—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has switched to a new user-friendly policy website, PolicyTech, to access VUMC policies.
Electrical stimulation ‘tunes’ visual attention using long-term memory
Jan. 7, 2015—Picking a needle out of a haystack might seem like the stuff of fairytales, but our brains can be electrically “tuned” to enable us to do a much better job of finding what we’re looking for.