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Reporter Jan 24 2014

Events honor King’s call to dream, serve, inspire

Jan. 23, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center honored the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with, among other events, a lecture by UCLA Nursing School Dean Courtney Lyder, N.D., Sc.D., and presentation of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. award.

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National lists laud VUMC physicians

Jan. 23, 2014—Two separate listings of the nation’s most well regarded physicians again highlight the skills of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s faculty and the strength of its clinical enterprise.

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VUSM moves into top 10 in NIH funding

Jan. 23, 2014—According to annual figures available through the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) is now ranked ninth in the nation among U.S. medical schools in total grant support provided through the nation’s medical research agency.

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Human and Helicobacter co-evolution

Jan. 23, 2014—by Denise Anthony A Vanderbilt University-led research team has solved a long-standing riddle: Why do people of mostly Amerindian ancestry in the Andes have a gastric cancer rate that is 25 times higher than that of fellow Colombians of mostly African descent only 124 miles away on the coast? The answer is disruption of co-evolution...

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Questions about braces? This live chat is for you

Jan. 22, 2014—If you are interested in braces — no matter your age or needs — you’ll want to take part in a live online chat with a Vanderbilt University Medical Center orthodontist. Richard Shin, DDS, assistant professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, will answer questions from online users on Tuesday, Jan. 28, from noon to 1...

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Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center receives $100,000 ovarian cancer research grant from Kay Yow Cancer Fund

Jan. 21, 2014—The Kay Yow Cancer Fund®, in partnership with the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and The V Foundation for Cancer Research, has awarded a $100,000 ovarian cancer research grant to the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. Annually, the Kay Yow Cancer Fund supports a cancer research grant to an institution based in the host city of the...

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Moses to receive Vanderbilt Distinguished Alumni Award

Jan. 20, 2014—Harold “Hal” Moses, the Hortense B. the Ingram Professor of Cancer Research at Vanderbilt University, is the recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award — the highest honor for a member of the Vanderbilt alumni community.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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