February 11, 2016

Emery Brown, M.D., Ph.D., a noted anesthesiologist, neuroscientist and statistician, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 11. Read more...

Study identifies potential colon cancer biomarker


A protein that suppresses a key cancer pathway in the colon may be a potential biomarker for colitis-associated tumors, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center reported last month in the journal Gut. Read more...

Cardiologist Hood keeps patients' best interests at heart


When Rob Hood, M.D., began practicing cardiology 30 years ago he could not have imagined that fitness would one day be measured on a device worn around his wrist. While he has faced, and embraced, changes not only to technology but to his practice and his roles at Vanderbilt over the years, the one constant has been his devotion to his patients. Read more...

Annual Pink Out women's basketball game set for Feb. 14


Pink will be the dominant color in Memorial Gymnasium Sunday, Feb. 14, as the Vanderbilt Commodores Women's Basketball team participates in the annual Pink Out! game to raise awareness about breast cancer. Read more...

Portion of 23rd Avenue closed Feb. 14


From 3 to 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, the portion of 23rd Avenue between Children's Way and the east entrance to South Garage will be closed so that maintenance can be performed on the electrical transformer located inside the garage. Read more...

Deadline extended to Feb. 15 for Academic Enterprise Faculty Awards nominations


Feb. 15 is the new deadline for submitting nominations for the 2016 Vanderbilt University Medical Center Academic Enterprise Faculty Awards for teaching, clinical service and research. Read more...