January 19, 2016

For a team of Vanderbilt investigators trying to generate heart muscle cells from stem cells, a piece of broken equipment turned out to be a good thing. Read more...

Program helps faculty researchers dealing with personal challenges


Because researchers early in their careers have fewer resources at their disposal than their more established colleagues, their projects are all the more vulnerable to disruption when they are called away to attend to the health care needs of a child, spouse, partner or parent, or when they themselves become ill or face a complicated pregnancy. A new program to help is directed by Katherine Hartmann, M.D., Ph.D., associate dean for Clinical and Translational Scientist Development. Read more...

Project seeks to enhance timeliness of documentation


A few years ago, Kate Carlson, M.D., assistant professor of Pediatrics and assistant medical director of the Vanderbilt Pediatric Primary Care Clinic, noticed a high incidence of delayed documentation among the group of residents assigned to the clinic at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read more...