Reporter Oct 10 2014
Oct. 9, 2014—Vanderbilt University biophysicist Gregor Neuert, Ph.D., M.Eng., is among 50 recipients of the 2014 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award. Each award provides up to $1.5 million in direct research support over five years.
Oct. 9, 2014—Peter Doherty, Ph.D., had some advice for young scientists at last week’s Flexner Discovery Lecture. The way to win a Nobel Prize, he said, “is to make a very big discovery first.”
Oct. 9, 2014—Michael R. DeBaun, M.D., J.C. Peterson Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Vanderbilt, will be the keynote speaker at the 13th Annual Levi Watkins Jr. Lecture.
Oct. 9, 2014—Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) day will be observed by Vanderbilt’s Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery on Wednesday, Oct. 15.
Oct. 9, 2014—Frank Harrell Jr., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Biostatistics, has received the 2014 W.J. Dixon Award for Excellence in Statistical Consulting, conferred by the American Statistical Association.
Oct. 9, 2014—The next Bedside Matters, an hour-long, monthly rounds geared toward helping Vanderbilt University Medical Center health care providers deal with the social and emotional issues of caring for patients and families, will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 15.