VICC Annual Scientific Retreat slated for May 4
Apr. 20, 2017—Leading cancer investigators from several prominent universities and laboratories will headline the 2017 Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) Annual Scientific Retreat May 4.
Farmers’ Market open at VUMC each Thursday
Jun. 16, 2016—The Nashville Farmers’ Market at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is now open every Thursday from 2 to 5 p.m. through October 27.
New director sees Innovation Center as both startup and catalyst for campus and city
Apr. 22, 2016—A startup veteran and investor whose ventures range from retail to manufacturing joined Vanderbilt University this spring as the inaugural executive director of the newly created Innovation Center. Robert Grajewski joined Vanderbilt as the Evans Family Executive Director of the Innovation Center on April 1. The Innovation Center, set to open late summer, will support a maker culture that encourages innovation and creativity and bolsters implementation of the four intersecting themes that make up the university’s Academic Strategic Plan.
VUMC responds to the winter storm
Feb. 23, 2015—During the predawn hours last Monday, Vanderbilt University Medical Center activated its Emergency Operations Center and initiated an Orange Alert for inclement weather in response to the worsening ice storm.
VUCast: Pet Partners
Jun. 10, 2014—In the latest VUCast: Learn more about the special role animals are playing for kids fighting cancer; find out how the sun could eat the Earth - and why it hasn't already; and see who you might know in our social media mashup. Watch now.
Vanderbilt study indicates fatigue and loss of sleep take predictable toll on baseball players over season
Jun. 4, 2013—Strike zone judgment grows worse over the course of a Major League Baseball season in a predictable way, possibly due to the effect of grueling travel schedules, disrupted sleep patterns and fatigue, a Vanderbilt University Medical Center sleep researcher has found.
Vanderbilt, country superstar Tim McGraw share important message regarding dangers of distracted driving
May. 9, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is raising awareness of the dangers associated with distracted driving through the newly released video for “Highway Don’t Care,” performed by Tim McGraw and featuring Taylor Swift and Keith Urban.
Shyness study examines how brain adapts to stimuli
Mar. 9, 2012—Shyness may be caused by deficits in the brain.
Vanderbilt experts offer tips for a safe Halloween
Oct. 28, 2011—Following simple safety procedures will also help reduce the risk of falls, which are the primary cause of most Halloween-related injuries seen each year in Children’s Hospital’s emergency room.
Event highlights the strong bonds organ donation creates
Apr. 8, 2011—Three weeks before her son’s scheduled kidney transplant, Melody McDonald received a heart wrenching text message: the surgery is off.