December 6, 2012

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is one of many institutions conducting groundbreaking research for the prevention and treatment of diabetes, thanks, in part, to a strong partnership with the American Diabetes Association (ADA), an association working to fight the consequences of diabetes. The ADA has given about $1.7 million to Vanderbilt research during the current funding cycle. Read more...

Human Resources announces policy updates


Several Human Resources policies have been revised, and the changes are effective today, Dec. 6. The revised policies include: FMLA and TMLA, Non-FMLA Medical Leave, Performance Accountability and Commitment, Progressive Discipline, Work Related Accident and Return to Work and Vacation. Read more...

Holiday cards and gifts benefit Children's Hospital


Brightly colored snowmen, two turtle doves and an artistic reindeer are among the designs created by Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt patients and their siblings as part of this year's Holiday Project, coordinated by Friends of Children's Hospital. Read more...

Research becomes personal for Delpire


Eric Delpire, Ph.D., professor of Anesthesiology, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and director of the Anesthesiology Basic Science Research Division, has spent the past 15 years developing genetically altered mice for use in scientific research, and he now knows the value of his research in a very personal way. Research using mouse models helped save his life. Read more...

MyVU print edition features new faculty


On newsstands now is a special print edition of MyVU that honors some of the newest faces on campus and showcases their exciting work in the fields of pediatrics, anthropology, history, education, law, music and more. Read more...