May 30, 2014

Lawrence J. "Larry" Marnett, Ph.D., the Mary Geddes Stahlman Professor of Cancer Research and University Professor of Biochemistry and Chemistry, has been named Vanderbilt University Medical Center's next associate vice chancellor for Research and senior associate dean for Biomedical Sciences, effective Sept. 1. Read more...

Faculty meeting highlights VUSM achievements


Despite a challenging health care landscape, Vanderbilt University Medical Center continues to advance the highest-quality patient care, train the next generation of physician leaders and push forward the frontiers of biomedical science. Read more...

Vanderbilt honored at Global Healthy Workplace Summit


Vanderbilt University has been named second in the world for its programs to enhance the physical and mental health and safety of its employees throughout the University and Medical Center. Read more...

New center dedicated to kidney disease


Kidney disease is the eighth most common cause of death in the United States and affects more than 20 million people, yet many people don't know they have kidney disease because it often develops very slowly and with minimal symptoms. Read more...

Vanderbilt expert offers advice on snake bites


As summer approaches and many Tennesseans come outdoors for hiking and boating and other warm-weather activities, snakes will emerge as well. Vanderbilt University Medical Center medical toxicologist John Benitez, M.D., MPH, associate professor of Clinical Medicine and Emergency Medicine, offers tips for avoiding these reptiles and what to do if bitten. Read more...