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Reporter March 27 2015

‘Docking stations’ on chromosomes new anti-cancer target

Mar. 26, 2015—Vanderbilt University researchers have discovered a cleft in a chromosome-binding protein that may hold the key to stopping most cancers in their tracks.

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Friends of Children’s Hospital dedicated to showing support

Mar. 26, 2015—For more than 40 years, a group of dedicated volunteers known as the Friends of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has worked to turn scary hospital visits into happier memories.

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ResearchMatch adds new clinical trials feature

Mar. 26, 2015—Patients seeking to participate in clinical trials have a new option in online tools for finding studies that might offer hope for their problem or condition.

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Photo: Cancer discoveries

Mar. 26, 2015—Louis Staudt, M.D., Ph.D., director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Center for Cancer Genomics and co-chief of the NCI’s Lymphoid Malignancies Branch, spoke about new lymphoma therapies at his recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

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StoryCorps project on campus April 22-24

Mar. 26, 2015—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s project with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to record and preserve voices of local community members will be on campus Wednesday, April 22 - Friday, 24.

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Nominations for Vanderbilt Prize Scholar sought

Mar. 26, 2015—Nominations for this year’s Vanderbilt Prize Scholar are now being accepted. The deadline is April 24.

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Photo: Readying for ICD-10

Mar. 26, 2015—Monday’s ICD-10 Provider Fair offered an update on some of the changes scheduled to occur later this year as Vanderbilt University Medical Center shifts to ICD-10, a new medical coding and reporting system that will add more specificity to tracking medical diagnoses.

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Match Day reveals medical students’ future addresses

Mar. 26, 2015—At last Friday’s Match Day, graduating Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) students and their family members and friends packed Langford Auditorium, anxiously waiting for the clock to strike 11 a.m.

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Opry campaign tunes support for Children’s Hospital

Mar. 26, 2015—The Grand Ole Opry is marking its 90th anniversary this year, and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will be the first of nine charities to benefit during a campaign called “Cause for Applause.”

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Virginia group tours Children’s Hospital as facility role model

Mar. 26, 2015—If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt just received the highest compliment.

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Cadaver Ball 2015

Mar. 26, 2015—Students, faculty and administrators of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine took over Marathon Music Works downtown for last Saturday’s annual Cadaver Ball.

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