June 23, 2016

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center this month began recruiting volunteers to participate in a clinical trial aimed at decoding the human "immunome," the genetic underpinnings of the immune system. Read more...

Blake, Winder to lead national search committee for Vanderbilt Brain Institute director


Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has appointed an 18-member committee of faculty and students to conduct the national search for the Barlow Family Director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute chaired by Randolph Blake, Centennial Professor of Psychology and professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science and Danny Winder, director for the Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research, professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, professor of Psychiatry and associate director of the Vanderbilt Medical Scientist Training Program. Read more...

Girl receives lifesaving heart and kidney dual transplants at VUMC


Ahmya Calloway had end-stage renal failure that impacted her heart function. According to United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) data, there have been just 37 heart/kidney transplants in children younger than 18 performed in the United States since 1998. Read more...

Key dates to know for fiscal year flexPTO cutover


As fiscal year 2016 comes to a close, there are several important dates to know about your flexPTO (Flexible Paid Time Off) allotments. Read more...

Lovly asked to brief Congress on cancer research


Christine Lovly, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology, has been selected to testify before members of Congress about the importance of cancer research, including early training programs for individuals interested in science. Read more...

Annual Meeting of VUMC medical staff and Vanderbilt Medical Group to be Monday, June 27


Invitation from leaders of VMG to medical staff: Members of the Vanderbilt Medical Group and Vanderbilt University Medical Center Medical Staff are invited to attend this year's annual meeting which will be held on Monday, June 27 from 5:30-7 p.m. in Light Hall 208. 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...