March 26, 2015

At last Friday's Match Day, graduating Vanderbilt University School of Medicine students and their family members and friends packed Langford Auditorium, anxiously waiting for the moment thousands of medical students across the country would learn where they would spend the next several years in their medical residencies. Read more...

Opry campaign tunes support for Children's Hospital


The Grand Ole Opry is marking its 90th anniversary this year, and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt will be the first of nine charities to benefit during a campaign called "Cause for Applause." Read more...

"Docking stations" on chromosomes new anti-cancer target


Vanderbilt University researchers have discovered a cleft in a chromosome-binding protein that may hold the key to stopping most cancers in their tracks. The protein, WDR5, is a "docking station" for a family of transcription factors called MYC that is overexpressed in the majority of malignancies and which contributes to an estimated 100,000 cancer-related deaths each year in the United States. Read more...

CHANGE: Highland Avenue to be closed overnight, Monday, March 30


Highland Avenue will be be closed to traffic beginning at midnight, MONDAY, March 30, and continuing for six hours until 6 a.m. on Tuesday, March 31. Read more...