August 21, 2014

Vanderbilt-led research, as part of an international, multi-center trial, found regular blood transfusion therapy significantly reduces the recurrence of silent strokes and strokes in children with sickle cell anemia who have had pre-existing silent strokes, according to study results released this week in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). Read more...

Meeting the challenge


Members of Vanderbilt's ALS clinic stepped up and took the ice bucket challenge Wednesday to raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Read more...

Fall Faculty Assembly is today


Fresh off of winning the College World Series Championship, Coach Tim Corbin will open the Fall Faculty Assembly with his presentation "Winning Is (Not) Everything? Reflections of a Baseball-and-Life Coach." Read more...

Engineering professor shares mapping technology with teachers


Through a partnership between Vanderbilt and Metro Nashville Public Schools, a group of dedicated teachers returned to the classroom this year with a new skill set and the tools to incorporate GIS mapping technology into their curriculum. Read more...