July 5, 2016

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) have received a major federal grant to study how multisite clinical trials of new drugs and therapies in children and adults can be conducted more rapidly and efficiently. Read more...

Vanderbilt establishes Recruitment Innovation Center to increase enrollment of minorities, women and older adults in trials


Clinical trials are essential for scientific discovery and for improving human health. Yet many studies are stopped prematurely because they fail to recruit enough study participants. Read more...

VUMC selected for CMS-led initiative promoting better cancer care


The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it has selected Vanderbilt University Medical Center to participate in a care delivery model that supports and encourages higher quality, more coordinated cancer care. Read more...

VU takes key role in cancer drug discovery consortium


Vanderbilt University has been selected as one of seven Dedicated Centers in the nation for the next phase of the Chemical Biology Consortium (CBC), a national network of scientists on the leading edge of cancer drug discovery. Read more...

Goldenring recognized for research mentorship efforts


James Goldenring, M.D., Ph.D., co-director of the Epithelial Biology Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has received a Research Mentor Award from the American Gastroenterology Association Institute Council for "outstanding research mentorship." Read more...

From Momentum: Kill the weeds, spare the grass


When a pesky weed pops up in the midst of your lush lawn, what do you do? You probably don't douse the yard with an herbicide that kills every green growing thing. Read more...

VUMC in the news


A roundup of a few recent positive stories from the press about Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Read more...