December 11, 2012

As the number of influenza cases increases throughout Middle Tennessee, the Department of Infection Control and Prevention and the Occupational Health Clinic (OHC) are urging all faculty and staff to get an influenza vaccination. Read more...

Vanderbilt study finds diverse genetic alterations in triple-negative breast cancers


Most triple-negative breast cancer patients who were treated with chemotherapy to shrink the tumor prior to surgery still had multiple genetic mutations in their tumor cells, according to a study by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) investigators. Read more...

Stanford neuroscientist to discuss how brain relays information, 4 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 13


Noted neuroscientist Thomas Sudhof, M.D., will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Dec. 13. His talk, "Physiology and pathology of neurotransmitter release," is also part of the Allan D. Bass Endowed Lecture Series and will begin at 4 p.m. in 208 Light Hall. Read more...

Lady Antebellum holiday special highlighting Children's Hospital adds additional air dates


Country group Lady Antebellum's holiday special, "On this Winter's Night," which airs several times this week on the GAC (Great American Country) cable network, has added additional air dates later in the month. The show has a segment featuring footage of group members visiting the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read more...

Cast members of "Nashville's Nutcracker" ballet visit Children's Hospital: a video slide show


Some of the cast members of Nashville Ballet's production of "Nashville's Nutcracker" visited the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, and the hospital's Rex Perry produced this slide show of the festivities. Read more...