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Healing with a mother’s voice

Jun. 27, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers are using a new mom’s own singing voice to help preemie babies learn an essential skill that is often difficult for them.

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VUCast: Musical pacifier teaches preemies a life-saving skill

Jun. 27, 2013—See how a musical pacifier teaches preemies a life-saving skill Why this awesome “kid president” is spending so much time at Vanderbilt Hear the Vandy student wowing judges on America’s Got Talent All this and more in this week’s VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast. Watch now.

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Medical Center North, VUSN experiencing outages

Jun. 27, 2013—An overnight break in a domestic water line in Medical Center North has caused flooding in confined areas of the building as well as phone and electrical outages affecting certain areas of Medical Center North and the Vanderbilt School of Nursing.

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Validating maps of the brain’s resting state

Jun. 19, 2013—A team of Vanderbilt researchers has provided important validation of maps of the brain at rest that may offer insights into changes in the brain that occur in neurological and psychiatric diseases.

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Chancellor joins Tennessee leaders to press for federal research funding

Jun. 17, 2013—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and other state leaders met with members of Tennessee’s congressional delegation in Washington, D.C., to urge support for sustained federal investments in science and engineering research.

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AMA awards $1 million to Vanderbilt to help transform medical education

Jun. 14, 2013—The American Medical Association (AMA) has selected Vanderbilt University School of Medicine to receive a $1 million grant as one of the nation’s 11 top medical schools transforming medical education.

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VUCast: See advances in this robotic hand; get a special view of Commodore baseball

Jun. 12, 2013—In this week’s VUCast: Bionic Breakthrough: See advances in this robotic hand What Vandy doctors are doing with the military to avoid amputations See a special view of Commodore baseball All this and more in this week’s VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast. Watch now.

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Vanderbilt to host seventh international conference on tetraspanin scaffolding

Jun. 7, 2013—Experts from around the world will come to Vanderbilt June 18-21 for the seventh international summer research conference to discuss the role of tetraspanins and related membrane scaffolding proteins in biology and disease. Much of the communication that takes place between a cell and its environment is performed by transmembrane proteins. The availability and activity...

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Making a world of difference

Jun. 3, 2013—“It is often said that Africans excel in relationships. I have discovered over the past two years that it is true. I cherish the relationships that are slowly building here in Kijabe; I feel a part of the staff now, and we have a wonderful time talking, teasing, swapping Swahili…It is a country of incredible...

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VUCast: Why Tim McGraw and Taylor Swift put Vanderbilt in their newest music video

May. 28, 2013—In this week’s VUCast: See a student invention to save babies from hot cars. Why Nashville stars Tim McGraw & Taylor Swift put Vanderbilt in their latest video. How you could win $10,000 in a new Vandy app contest. All this and more in this week’s VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast. Watch now.

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Newsmakers: Vanderbilt’s teaching, research and patient care efforts are making an impact

May. 6, 2013—These stories from the past year show how Vanderbilt is making an impact, on campus and in the world.

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VUCast: How a student saves girls from violence; music stars sing patients’ songs; see the Dores at dawn.

Apr. 24, 2013—See how a student is saving young women from violence one download at a time. Music therapy hits the big time. Hear stars sing young patients’ songs. How hard does the football team really work?  See the Dores at dawn!

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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