February 28, 2013

Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., vice chancellor for Health Affairs and dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, is among a group of academic leaders and scientists speaking about the negative impact through federal government budget sequestration on the future of biomedical research conducted by the National Institutes of Health and the nation's leading research institutions such as Vanderbilt. Read more...

Message from the Vice Chancellor: Partners in Health campaign to begin in March


Dear colleagues, I am pleased to announce that the Partners in Health faculty giving campaign will officially begin in March. As you may remember, charitable gifts made all year long through the campaign provide support for important Medical Center programs and activities that otherwise may not exist. Read more...

Potent genetic risk factor for breast cancer identified


Researchers at Vanderbilt University have found a powerful new genetic risk factor for breast cancer. Read more...

Team effort to tackle girl's rare spinal condition


Lena Caragherghi lets out a sharp "Ow!" as a physical therapist tests the flexibility of her ankles. "You're going to break my legs!" the 15-year-old exclaims with a giggle. Read more...

Learn how to join Team Vanderbilt at Walk Fair tomorrow


The campus wide Vanderbilt Walk Registration Fair will be held 3 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6 in the Wadlington Conference Room on the second floor of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read more...