June 3, 2014

As recently announced, in July 2014, Vanderbilt University Medical Center will make two adjustments to its flexPTO program. Read more...

Vanderbilt study supports notion, "You are what you eat"


There is increasing evidence that the high-fat Western diet, by indirectly affecting the composition of lipids in the brain, can affect behavior. Read more...

Vanderbilt Health and Williamson Medical Center Walk-In Clinic to open tomorrow


Vanderbilt Health and Williamson Medical Center will open a Walk-in Clinic in Cool Springs on Wednesday, June 4. Read more...

Children's Hospital chaplain honored for teaching efforts


As the longtime chaplain at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Rev. Raye Nell Dyer has been on a mission at Vanderbilt for 17 years, making her mark and guiding people and children who need her most through joys and tribulations. Read more...

From Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center's "Momentum" magazine: Bringing cancer to light


It all started with a faint glow. It was November 1895, and the German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen was experimenting with an early cathode ray tube, a vacuum tube with a contained electric current. During his experiments he noticed an odd fluorescence in crystals on a nearby table. Surprisingly, the glow continued even when he covered the tube with heavy black paper. Roentgen had discovered X-rays. Read more...