July 16, 2015

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, the Human Vaccines Project and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative announced this week that VUMC has become the project's first scientific hub. Read more...

Meet the Candidates picnic is today


Vanderbilt University will host a Meet the Candidates picnic in advance of the upcoming election for Nashville's next mayor, vice mayor and members of the Metro Council. Read more...

VUSN lands HRSA Nurse Faculty Loan Forgiveness Program grant


Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) has received $1.3 million from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) to help increase the number of qualified nursing faculty. Read more...

Veterans returning from Middle East face higher skin cancer risk


Soldiers who served in the glaring desert sunlight of Iraq and Afghanistan returned home with an increased risk of skin cancer, due not only to the desert climate, but also a lack of sun protection, Vanderbilt dermatologist Jennifer Powers, M.D., reports in a study published recently in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. Read more...

New programs help medical students hone clinical skills


There is a lot of discussion on the national health care front about how best to equip future physicians to care for the patients of tomorrow.Faculty at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine are right in the middle of the debate. Read more...