June 4, 2015

The World Health organization reported the first case of Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in South Korea. Additional cases have now been confirmed, and South Korea is currently experiencing the largest outbreak of MERS-CoV reported outside of Saudi Arabia. Read more...

Farmers' Market to reopen today in new location


Because of the ongoing restoration work on the VUH Plaza, where the Farmers' Market has been held the past few years, it will be relocating to the curved section of Medical Center Drive adjacent to Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital, between Children's Way and Blakemore Avenue, and steps away from the intersection of Blakemore Avenue and 21st Avenue South. Read more...

Vanderbilt family night with Nashville Symphony is tonight


The annual symphony concert on the lawn for Vanderbilt employees and their families will happen on Thursday, June 4, at 7:30 p.m. at the Centennial Park Bandshell. Read more...

Study identifies C. diff toxin receptor, suggests new treatment approaches


Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators have identified a cellular receptor for a toxin from Clostridium difficile ("C. diff"), the leading cause of hospital-acquired diarrhea in the United States. Read more...

Tips for avoiding or treating poison ivy from the Tennessee Poison Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center


It's the time of year when backyards attract children, trails beckon hikers, and poison ivy attacks the unwary. Read more...

Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center moves to Labnodes


The NIH-funded Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center with its 120 affiliated faculty members from 15 Vanderbilt departments, has successfully migrated its website to Labnodes. Read more...