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Reporter July 10 2015

Study could lead to vaccine for mosquito-borne dengue virus

Jul. 9, 2015—Researchers at Vanderbilt University and the National University of Singapore have determined the structure of a human monoclonal antibody which, in an animal model, strongly neutralizes a type of the potentially lethal dengue virus.

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Girl’s procedure a first for new pediatric liver transplant service

Jul. 9, 2015—Eight days after the pediatric liver transplant program at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt was launched, 10-year-old Aubree Vanzant received her liver.

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New programs help medical students hone clinical skills

Jul. 9, 2015—There is a lot of discussion on the national health care front about how best to equip future physicians to care for the patients of tomorrow. Faculty at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) are right in the middle of the debate.

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Vanderbilt mourns loss of former Radiology chair Kaye

Jul. 7, 2015—Jeremy Kaye, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, died July 4 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was 75.

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Updated faculty FAQ for VU/VUMC transition now online

Jul. 6, 2015—A new, separate set of Frequently Asked Questions for faculty is online now.

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Edgeworth promoted to CEO of Vanderbilt University Adult Hospitals and Clinics

Jun. 30, 2015—Mitchell Edgeworth, MBA, chief operating officer for Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics, has been promoted to chief executive officer of Vanderbilt University Adult Hospitals and Clinics.

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Posch named associate vice chancellor for Population Health

Jun. 30, 2015—David Posch, CEO of Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital and Clinics and executive director for the Vanderbilt Medical Group, has been named to the newly created position of associate vice chancellor for Population Health.

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