September 15, 2016

William G. Kaelin, Jr., M.D., professor of Medicine at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, and a member of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) Biomedical Science Advisory Board, has been named a winner of the 2016 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award. Read more...

Larger transplant centers produce improved outcomes: study


How many heart transplant programs do we really need? That was a question posed by a group of investigators, including Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Ashish Shah, M.D., in a novel study that used a computerized algorithm to highlight the value of high-volume transplant centers with corresponding improved outcomes. Read more...

WalkWays app helps visitors find their way around VUMC


Getting to a patient's room or finding the right clinic for an appointment can be stressful, but Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) leaders believe a mobile app, called WalkWays, as well as a texting tool that provide easily understood, visual directions will help everyone find their way. Read more...

Medical Center Box.com users migrating to vumc.box.com


The process of the legal and financial separation of the Medical Center and the university continues as VUMC IT prepares to move all Medical Center Box users to a different area of the Box system. All Box accounts and data will remain intact. Read more...

Portion of 24th Avenue South to close beginning Monday


A project to install a new gas turbine at Vanderbilt's co-generation power plant will close a portion of 24th Avenue South adjacent to the power plant beginning Monday, Sept. 19. Read more...