July 27, 2017

More than 250 attendees representing a multidisciplinary cross-section of Vanderbilt gathered during the half-day, interactive event to learn about innovation taking place across the VUMC campus and to forge new connections with others. Read more...

Vanderbilt mourns loss of pharmacologist H. Alex Brown


H. Alex Brown, Ph.D., the Bixler-Johnson-Mayes Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, died from cancer Tuesday, July 25, at his home. He was 56. Read more...

School of Medicine programs enhancing diversity of applicants


The "short pipeline" program and Undergraduate Clinical Research Internship Program (UCRIP) align to the Medical Center's Strategic Compass: Make Diversity and Inclusion Intentional. Read more...

Investigators use light to kill microbial 'vampires'


A new small molecule identified at Vanderbilt can be combined with light (photodynamic therapy) to kill staph bacteria, the leading cause of hospital-acquired infections. Read more...

Humility, empathy in research focus of Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance AAMC article


In a Viewpoint article published by the Association of American Medical College's Diversity & Inclusion section, Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance authors discuss low minority participation in clinical trials, the distrust that contributes to it and possible solutions. Read more...

Farmers' Market on plaza today


In addition to fresh fruits and vegetables, the market also offers fresh flowers, meat, cheese, milk and bread. Read more...

Stories from this week's VUMC Reporter are available now


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