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Reporter March 25 2016

Gifts highlight strong, lasting bonds between patients and healers

Mar. 24, 2016—Sometimes saying thank you just isn’t enough.

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Nobel laureate Lefkowitz set for next Discovery Lecture

Mar. 24, 2016—Robert Lefkowitz, M.D., who shared the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his studies of G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on March 31.

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Singer’s concert honors care received at Cancer Center

Mar. 24, 2016—A cancer patient’s gratitude toward his Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) physician led to a star-studded concert to benefit the Cancer Center.

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Discovery Lecture Coyle

Mar. 24, 2016—Joseph Coyle, M.D., discussed the neurobiology of serious mental illness at his recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

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Medical students’ residency locations revealed at Match Day

Mar. 24, 2016—Since entering Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 2012, Ashlee Hurff Arteaga has served as president of her class each year, which gave her a front row seat to the challenges and triumphs experienced by her classmates.

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Team effort helps renovate playroom at Children’s Hospital

Mar. 24, 2016—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt cut the ribbon Tuesday on a newly renovated teen game room.

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Deep brain stimulation program marks milestones

Mar. 24, 2016—Vanderbilt Clinical Neurosciences is marking two milestones — the 20th anniversary of its deep brain stimulation (DBS) program and its 1,000th DBS procedure.

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Health Professions Graduate School Fair is April 5

Mar. 23, 2016—The 10th annual Health Professions Graduate School Fair will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in the Vanderbilt Student Life Center Ballroom.

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John Sawyers, a steady hand in the operating room and as head of Surgical Sciences, dies at 90

Mar. 22, 2016—John Sawyers, M.D., whose decades-long career as a surgeon culminated in the chairmanship of the Vanderbilt Section of Surgical Sciences from 1983 to 1995, died Friday, March 18. He was 90. Dr. Sawyers was known for his surgical skill and his steady manner both in the operating room and the conference room. “Dr. Sawyers was...

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Ryan Seacrest Foundation Open Seacrest Studios, a New Multimedia Broadcast Studio

Mar. 18, 2016—Taylor Swift Surprises Patients for the First Broadcast with Seacrest Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, in partnership with the Ryan Seacrest Foundation (RSF), today celebrated the opening of a new state-of-the-art, multimedia broadcast studio, named Seacrest Studios, inside Children’s Hospital. The launch of Seacrest Studios at Children’s Hospital marks the 10th broadcast media...

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Spring Faculty Assembly is March 31

Mar. 17, 2016—Vanderbilt’s Spring Faculty Assembly is scheduled for 4:10 p.m. Thursday, March 31, in Langford Auditorium. All faculty are encouraged to attend.

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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.

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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.

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

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