December 6, 2016

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is one of only nine children's hospitals in the nation, and the only children's hospital in Tennessee, to be named a Leapfrog Top Hospital for 2016. Read more...

Forum explores diversity, inclusion strategies


Andre Churchwell, M.D., Chief Diversity Officer for Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Traci Nordberg, J.D., Chief Human Resources Officer, hosted a Diversity & Inclusion welcome event in which Churchwell discussed his vision for the Office for Diversity Affairs and the strategic planning necessary to make diversity and inclusion intentional throughout the Medical Center. Read more...

Basic Science Research Advisory Committee formed; first meeting Dec. 9


Vanderbilt University School of Medicine has formed a new Basic Science Research Advisory Committee. The committee, which is inclusive across all VUSM departments, will hold quarterly meetings that will serve as a forum for generating ideas and opportunities. Read more...

Investigators explore new way to control "the deadliest animal on earth"


In a new study, Vanderbilt pharmacologist Jerod Denton, Ph.D., Ohio State entomologist Peter Piermarini, Ph.D., and colleagues report an experimental molecule that inhibits kidney function in mosquitoes and thus might provide a new way to control the deadliest animal on Earth. Read more...

VUMC in the news


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