March 2, 2017

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is among the top hospitals in the United States performing liver transplants, according to a recent report published in the American Journal of Transplantation. Read more...

Medical mysteries solved by VUMC's Undiagnosed Disease Network team


For 15-year-old Maggie Hall of Cookeville, Tennessee, and her family, finding the cause of her rapidly declining vision and worsening muscle weakness took seven years. But with the help of Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Undiagnosed Diseases Network team, Maggie and her family now know where her condition originated. Read more...

Congressman Cooper to speak in Light Hall, March 6


U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.) will deliver the annual Ed Holloran Memorial Lecture at noon on Monday, March 6, in 208 Light Hall. The lecture is presented by the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Flexner Deans' Lecture Series in conjunction with the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Read more...

Women's History Month campaign celebrates VUMC women, past and present


Honorees include Thelma Byrd Bowie, M.D., and Louise Allen Beard, M.D., who were the first two women to graduate from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Mildred Stahlman, M.D., right, who established VUMC's first neonatal intensive care unit; and Jennifer Pietenpol, Ph.D., director of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. Read more...

Medical Center Drive lanes closed Saturday


Medical Center Drive will be reduced to one northbound lane and one southbound lane from the entrance of 21st Avenue South to the first stop sign before the main entrance of Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital. Read more...