September 19, 2016

Construction is underway at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt for a planned four-floor expansion that will advance the size and scope of the hospital's comprehensive array of specialty and subspecialty pediatric health care programs. Read more...

Study explores anti-viral potential of existing drugs


Emerging viral infections like Zika keep popping up around the world in such quick succession that medicine is having a hard time keeping up. It can take 15 years and more than a billion dollars to bring a new drug to market. One possible solution: Identify the anti-viral potential of drugs for other diseases that are already on the market, and "reposition" them to stop epidemics before they start. Read more...

New rates for Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center on Jan. 1


Beginning Jan. 1, 2017, employees of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and their families who desire to use the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center will be able to join at the annual community membership rate. Read more...

From Vanderbilt Medicine: The envelope, please


Vanderbilt School of Medicine student Trisha Pasricha directs a documentary about Match Day--the same day she was matched at Match Day. Read more...

VUMC in the news


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