March 30, 2017

Vanderbilt's Allen Sills, M.D., has been chosen by the National Football League to be its chief medical officer, a newly created position. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced his selection earlier this week. Read more...

Vanderbilt study finds natural chemical helps brain adapt to stress


A natural signaling molecule that activates cannabinoid receptors in the brain plays a critical role in stress-resilience--the ability to adapt to repeated and acute exposures to traumatic stress, according to researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Read more...

Vanderbilt Prize winner Fuchs to deliver Discovery Lecture this afternoon


Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., recipient of the 2016 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science and a pioneer in the field of reverse genetics, will deliver her Vanderbilt Prize lecture as part of the Flexner Discovery Lecture series on Thursday, March 30. Read more...

Organ donation awareness event set for April 6


On Dec. 11, 2015, Jamie Heard woke up earlier than usual. She said she went through her normal routine, which included morning prayers. Read more...

Billy Ray Cyrus on hand to help Seacrest Studios celebrate first birthday


Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt celebrated the first birthday of its Seacrest Studios at an event on Tuesday, March 21. Read more...