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Reporter March 17 2017

Concussion baseline testing now available for younger children

Mar. 16, 2017—The Vanderbilt Sports Concussion Center is now offering neurocognitive testing that helps physicians better manage treatment of concussions in younger children.

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Discussing retroviruses

Mar. 16, 2017—The Rockefeller University’s Paul Bieniasz, Ph.D., center, here with Vanderbilt’s Samuel Santoro, Ph.D., left, and Christopher Aiken, Ph.D., discussed his research on retroviruses at his recent Flexner Discovery Lecture, which was sponsored by the Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology.

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Varki set for Discovery Lecture

Mar. 16, 2017—Ajit Varki, M.D., a pioneer in the field of molecular glycobiology at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, March 23.

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Moore honored by American Society of Transplant Surgeons

Mar. 16, 2017—Deonna Moore, MSN, ACNP-BC, was recently named the Advanced Transplant Provider of the Year by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.

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Esophageal cancer complexities

Mar. 16, 2017—New findings that reveal complex interactions in esophageal adenocarcinoma could lead to diagnostic, prognostic or therapeutic biomarkers.

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Delirium awareness promoted by Vanderbilt physicians

Mar. 15, 2017—Today is the inaugural World Delirium Day, created to raise delirium awareness and inspire positive action among health care providers.

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VUMC taking part in full-scale disaster drill Thursday, March 23

Mar. 15, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) will join several other hospitals and federal, state and local agencies for a full-scale weather-related disaster drill on Thursday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to noon.

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Schools of Medicine, Nursing continue to rank among nation’s elite

Mar. 14, 2017—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) have once again been named among the “Best Graduate Schools” in the country by U.S. News and World Report magazine.

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