August 21, 2014

Vanderbilt-led research, as part of an international, multi-center trial, found regular blood transfusion therapy significantly reduces the recurrence of silent strokes and strokes in children with sickle cell anemia who have had pre-existing silent strokes, according to study results released this week in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). Read more...

Flulapalooza vaccination event takes place Oct. 1


Vanderbilt University and Medical Center faculty, staff, students and volunteers will once again have the opportunity to be part of a mass flu vaccination event that three years ago more than doubled the current world record for the total number of vaccinations given in an eight-hour period. Read more...

Meeting the challenge


Members of Vanderbilt's ALS clinic stepped up and took the ice bucket challenge Wednesday to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Read more...

Fall Faculty Assembly is today


Fresh off of winning the College World Series Championship, Coach Tim Corbin will open the Fall Faculty Assembly with his presentation "Winning Is (Not) Everything? Reflections of a Baseball-and-Life Coach." Read more...

Team Vanderbilt Fall Kickoff set for Monday and Tuesday


Team Vanderbilt is a one-stop recruitment and information portal for events affiliated with Vanderbilt University Medical Center, including charitable walks, runs and rides. Read more...

Football season opener to impact some parking


The Vanderbilt football season begins Aug. 28, a Thursday evening, with a nationally televised game against Temple. Kickoff is 8:15 p.m. Read more...

Engineering professor shares mapping technology with teachers


Through a partnership between Vanderbilt and Metro Nashville Public Schools, a group of dedicated teachers returned to the classroom this year with a new skill set and the tools to incorporate GIS mapping technology into their curriculum. Read more...

Latest news from the VUMC Reporter is available online


The latest news from this week's VUMC Reporter is available at www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/reporter. Read more...