Reporter March 29 2013
Mar. 28, 2013—The recognition of three Vanderbilt-based leaders of the Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care (TIPQC) caps off the collaboration’s highly successful first five years of work.
Mar. 27, 2013—Vanderbilt’s Seventh Annual Health Professions Graduate School Fair will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at the Student Life Center, 310 25th Ave. S. More than 65 institutions representing more than 100 programs will participate. Programs include medicine (both allopathic and osteopathic), dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, public health, optometry, podiatry, nutrition, physician assistant, physical and...
Mar. 27, 2013—Vanderbilt is partnering with an industrial supply company to offer employees discounted grab-and-go emergency preparedness kits—bags stocked with essential items that would be needed in the event of a tornado, flood or other emergency that might take people away from their homes.
Mar. 26, 2013—A new study by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Shanghai Cancer Institute found women who ate more soy food prior to a diagnosis of lung cancer lived longer than those who consumed less. The study, conducted in Shanghai, China, was published in the March 25 issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Mar. 23, 2013—An interdisciplinary team of mechanical engineers and autism experts at Vanderbilt University have developed an adaptive robotic system and used it to demonstrate that humanoid robots can be powerful tools for enhancing the basic social learning skills of children with autism.