February 27, 2014

The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. The 271-bed hospital, constructed to serve families from across the nation, opened in February 2004 and has seen millions of children and families pass through its doors. Read more...

U.S. Senate hearing explores ADHD treatment concerns


William Cooper, M.D., MPH, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy, testified Tuesday before the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) committee regarding psychotropic medications and treatments for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Read more...

Day on the Hill builds Vanderbilt relationships across state


Senior leaders and a football coach helped communicate the importance of the university and medical center across Tennessee during the 13th annual Vanderbilt Day on the Hill Feb. 25. Read more...

New clinic seeks clues to rare childhood genetic disorder


A new specialty clinic at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is dedicated to investigating and treating a rare childhood disorder that causes partial, and sometimes nearly total, paralysis for unpredictable lengths of time. Read more...

VUSM readies for immersive phase of new curriculum


With initial implementation of Curriculum 2.0 well underway, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) is focusing on plans for the Immersion Phase, which comprises the final two years of the program. Read more...

"Brain Blast" set for Saturday, March 1, at One Hundred Oaks


Vanderbilt University students and neuroscientists will help participants "build a neuron," experiment with DNA and touch a real brain. Read more...