November 10, 2016

"Election 2016: Implications for Health Policy," a Research Into Policy and Practice Lecture presented by the Department of Health Policy, will be at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, in 214 Light Hall. Read more...

Max Planck Institute's Fassler's Discovery Lecture is today


Reinhard Fassler, M.D., director of the Department of Molecular Medicine at the Max Planck Institute in Martinsried, Germany, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Nov. 10. Read more...

State of the Medical Center Address now online for viewing


Last week's State of the Medical Center Address by Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., President and CEO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, is now online and available for viewing. Read more...

Program seeks to optimize appropriate use of antibiotics


Relying on a core team of physicians and pharmacists, the Vanderbilt Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (VASP) is seeking to ensure optimum use of antibiotics and other antimicrobial drugs at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Read more...

Study details rare heart risk of certain cancer therapies


Combination therapy using two approved immunotherapy drugs for cancer treatment may cause rare and sometimes fatal cardiac side effects linked to an unexpected immune response. Read more...

Rascal Flatts performs for patients at Children's Hospital


Rascal Flatts visited with patients and families at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt on Monday. The country music artists and long-time supporters of Children's Hospital played an acoustic set and also made room visits to patients unable to attend the event. Read more...

Christmas Parade Performance Zone Seats now on sale; benefits Children's Hospital


At the parade on Saturday, Dec. 3, you can sit up close and see celebrity performances from Jo Dee Messina, Gavin DeGraw, the Titans Cheerleaders, the Predators Dancers and many more, including the parade's Grand Marshal, Grammy Award Winner Kelly Clarkson. Read more...

Christmas Village is this weekend; benefits Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center


Christmas Village is organized and operated solely through the volunteer efforts of the Nashville Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club to benefit the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center and other Pi Beta Phi philanthropies. Read more...

Children's Way closed this weekend for tower crane installation


From 7 p.m. on Nov. 12 until 6 p.m. Nov. 13, Children's Way will be closed from the east side entrance of Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt to 21st Avenue South. The main entrance to Children's Hospital will not be affected. Read more...