January 16, 2014

Like watching a foreign movie that was badly dubbed, children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have trouble integrating simultaneous information from their eyes and their ears, according to a Vanderbilt study published this week in The Journal of Neuroscience. Read more...

Cooper named to key VUSM, Medical Center roles


William O. Cooper, M.D., MPH, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Pediatrics, professor and vice chair for Faculty Affairs in the Department of Pediatrics, and professor of Health Policy, has been promoted and will have two new roles. Read more...

Awards honor dedicated efforts of research staff


Krissimira Garbett, Ph.D., Patricia "Cookie" Minton, R.N., and Kent Shaddox are the recipients of the 2013 Research Staff Awards at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Read more...

Congestive heart failure project shows home monitoring eases readmissions


In preliminary testing, Vanderbilt Home Care Services (VHCS) has found that Internet-based remote patient monitoring reduces hospital readmissions for patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) who are receiving home nursing visits. Read more...

This week's VUCast: autism communication, weight loss and a Vanderbilt Grammy nomination


When it comes to autism, why communicating can be compared to a poorly dubbed movie. Plus how America's obsession with deals could help you lose weight. And see which Vandy scientist is nominated for a Grammy. Read more...