May 30, 2013

Vanderbilt investigators led by Wesley Thayer, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, have been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the Department of Defense to develop a new surgical device that may help repair severed nerves. Read more...

Wireless ECG invented at VU seeks 'Jumpstart' from business acceleration program


A wireless electrocardiogram (ECG) invented at Vanderbilt University is the centerpiece of a startup company that has been chosen to be a part of the Jumpstart Foundry Class of 2013. Read more...

Health care workers can improve communication with Latino patients with new course


Health care workers in the Nashville community have the opportunity to improve their Spanish language skills with a new course at Vanderbilt University that can help them be more effective in treating the growing population of Spanish-speaking patients. Read more...

New travel system to debut in July


Vanderbilt's new travel system, which will offer faculty and staff traveling on university business a better, faster way to book and manage travel and handle expenses for trips, is slated for rollout on July 30. Read more...

This week's VUCast: How a student invention could save babies from hot cars


In this week's VUCast: See a student invention to save babies from hot cars; why Nashville stars Tim McGraw and Taylor Swift put Vanderbilt in their latest video; and how you could win $10,000 in a new Vandy app contest. Read more...