September 13, 2016

As part of the national Cancer Moonshot initiative, a Blue Ribbon Panel of cancer leaders, including Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) director Jennifer Pietenpol, Ph.D., has delivered a series of recommendations to accelerate the pace of cancer prevention efforts and scientific discovery. Read more...

Message from Executive Sponsors: Adult pertussis booster immunization documentation due Dec. 1 for some patient care personnel


In addition to continuing the mandatory immunization requirements of MMR, Varicella, Hepatitis B, and annual influenza, team members working in Adult Emergency, Life Flight, Women's Health, and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt must document immunization compliance with an adult pertussis booster (Tdap) by Dec. 1. Read more...

Investigators create "Trojan Horse" to fight Ebola


A multi-center research team including scientists from the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center has come up with a clever "Trojan Horse" strategy for thwarting the highly lethal Ebola virus. Read more...

From Vanderbilt Medicine: Global ambition


Growing up in the small rural village of Yetebon, Ethiopia, Kidane Amare Sarko could step just outside his thatched-roof, mud and wood hut and see his future. Read more...

VUMC in the news


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