April 2, 2015

A particular genetic mutation combined with an urban environment increases the risk of severe disease in children infected with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), an international team of investigators has found. Read more...

Protect yourself from phishing scams during tax season


In light of the large number of phishing breaches across the nation this past year, Vanderbilt IT would like to raise awareness about phishing during tax season. Read more...

Engineer uses cotton candy to build artificial blood vessels


Vanderbilt University mechanical engineer Leon Bellan is working to create artificial human capillary blood vessels using cotton candy and gelatin. His goal is for researchers to use these man-made capillaries to help keep artificial organs and other tissues alive, which could dramatically impact the field of regenerative medicine. Read more...

Shade Tree Trot gearing up to raise funds for student-run clinic


This year's 5K Shade Tree Trot, the single largest source of funding for the Shade Tree Clinic, is set for Saturday, April 18, at 8 a.m. at the Vanderbilt football stadium. Read more...