January 22, 2013

Nobel laureate Andrew Fire, Ph.D., will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Jan. 24. His talk, "Biological Responses to Foreign Information," will begin at 4 p.m. in 208 Light Hall. Read more...

Awards honor research staff's critical role in discovery


Karen Adkins, R.N., Elizabeth Card, R.N., and Frances Smith-House are the recipients of the 2012 Research Staff Awards at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Read more...

Flu season's rise highlights crucial role of vaccination


While this year's flu season appears to be slowing down in some parts of the country, we're not out of the woods yet, caution officials at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Read more...

Mayor's Walk 100 Miles finale set for Jan. 26


Nashville Mayor Karl Dean will host a community walk at Centennial Park beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26. The event is the finale to the mayor's Walk 100 Miles challenge. All from the community are invited to attend. Read more...

Basketball player's project scores big for young patients


For Gabby Smith, a senior on the Vanderbilt University Women's basketball team, a box of crayons is more than a carton of colored wax sticks used to scribble on paper. The crayons represent a smile, a moment for a child to forget they're at a doctor's appointment. Read more...