November 11, 2014

In an effort to protect both employees and patients at Vanderbilt University Medical Center from potential harm, the Medical Center is revising its influenza vaccination plan and mandating the influenza vaccine for all VUMC employees. Read more...

BioVU to collect plasma in hunt for heart failure clues


Vanderbilt's biobank, BioVU, has begun to collect and store plasma, the liquid part of blood, to aid studies of diseases ranging from heart failure and hypertension to breast cancer. Read more...

Overnight road closures near hospital entrance continue through Friday


The north entrance drive for Vanderbilt University Hospital will be closed through Friday, Nov. 14, between 10 p.m.-4:30 a.m. Read more...

Funding opportunity database now available to Vanderbilt community


Faculty, staff, researchers and graduate students can use Pivot to find funding opportunities from corporations, foundations and other charitable organizations, as well as federal, state and local government entities and international funders. Read more...

Hackers target Vanderbilt users in phishing attack


Last weekend, hackers launched a significant phishing attack against Vanderbilt email users. Read more...

From "Hope": Care for life


Naazariah Thomas and her mom, Marissa, make the trek from Clarksville to Nashville every two months because the customized, comprehensive health care the toddler needs is not available in her hometown. Naazariah has sickle cell disease, an inherited blood disorder that affects the red blood cells. Read more...