July 14, 2015

With temperatures holding steady in the upper 90s and even reaching 100 degrees this week, doctors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are urging Middle Tennesseans to take extra precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses. Read more...

Vanderbilt researchers develop potential treatment to fight mosquito-borne chikungunya virus


In late 2013 the Caribbean had its first case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus. Today there have been almost 1.2 million cases in 44 countries or territories, including 177 cases in 31 U.S. States. Read more...

VUMC lands major pharmacogenomics grant


Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received a five-year, $12.8-million grant from the federal government to develop better ways to predict how patients will respond to the drugs they're given. Read more...

White Coat sponsorship deadline is July 17


Vanderbilt University School of Medicine's first-year students are embarking on an exciting time as they begin their medical education this fall. You have the opportunity to welcome them to our community by making a gift to sponsor their white coats. Read more...

New "retired faculty" title and benefits established


A new title, "retired faculty," has been created to recognize faculty who end full-time service to the university but are not granted emeritus/emerita status. Read more...