June 30, 2017

News from our nation's capital about budget proposals that would reduce funding that universities and academic medical centers are reimbursed for providing health care to the nation's poor and underserved, and for conducting research that supports the nation's health, security, and economic leadership, has reached a cacophony. There are so many moving parts that impact the nation and our future at Vanderbilt, it is difficult to grasp it all. Read more...

New institute to focus on immune system


Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is launching a new institute to coordinate initiatives among the rapidly evolving disciplines of infection biology, immunology and inflammatory diseases. Read more...

VUMC's diabetes prevention program lauded by CDC


The recognition follows Vanderbilt's decision in 2014 to begin offering the evidence-based CDC Diabetes Prevention Program to employees and spouses who have pre-diabetes or who are at high risk for developing Type 2 diabetes. Read more...

Vanderbilt doctors urge caution with Fourth of July fireworks


As the July 4th holiday weekend approaches, doctors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are urging caution with consumer fireworks and suggest leaving these displays to the experts. Read more...

July 4 holiday parking plans announced


Staff working on Tuesday, July 4, should continue to park in assigned areas, with the exception of N Lot and Lot 127 parkers. Read more...