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Vanderbilt University Medical Center has launched the Flexner Discovery Lecture Series featuring the world's most eminent scientists, who will speak on the highest-impact research and policy issues in science and medicine today.

Speakers Featured Monthly
208 Light Hall, 4pm Central (unless otherwise indicated)


Featured Speaker

Sally E. Shaywitz, M.D. and Bennett A. Shaywitz, M.D.
  • Co-Directors of the Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity
  • Yale University School of Medicine
  • Members, Institute of Medicine


April 17, 2014

Lecture:  "The Science of Dyslexia: Translating Science into Practice"

Sponsor:  Department of Pediatrics

*Video will not be available for this lecture.


Join us for the lecture or view an archived version on the website after the event. (requires ).
Upcoming Speakers



Laurie H. Glimcher, M.D.
  • Dean, Weil Cornell Medical College
  • Provost for Medical Affairs, Cornell University
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences


May 1, 2014

Lecture:  "ER Stress Sensors in Disease"

Sponsor:  Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs