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Reporter Oct 3 2014

Regenerative visual neuroscience effort launched

Oct. 2, 2014—Vanderbilt University has launched a regenerative visual neuroscience initiative to develop new ways of treating — and restoring sight to — people who have been blinded by glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and eye injuries.

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Flulapalooza 2014

Oct. 2, 2014—Graduate student Patrice Wagner receives her flu shot at Wednesday’s Flulapalooza mass vaccination event.

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VHVI screening brings heart care to young athletes

Oct. 2, 2014—Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI) recently hosted a cardiovascular health screening for participants in a nonprofit organization called the Enplay Foundation, for middle and high school athletes and their adult family members.

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Vanderbilt named Middle Tennessee’s healthiest employer

Oct. 2, 2014—Vanderbilt University was recognized recently by the Nashville Business Journal as the Healthiest Employer in Middle Tennessee in the division for employers with more than 500 employees.

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New system helps physicians manage CME requirements

Oct. 2, 2014—The Division of Continuing Medical Education (CME), in collaboration with Education Informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center Health Informatics Technologies and Services, will soon begin rolling out a new online CME system that will track physician attendance and credits for grand rounds, case conferences, tumor boards and other regularly scheduled series (RSS) certified for CME credit.

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