September 12, 2017

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and Bayer have agreed on a five-year strategic research alliance to evaluate new drug candidates for the treatment of kidney diseases, with the goal of accelerating the translation of innovative approaches from the laboratory to pre-clinical development. Read more...

Labor and Delivery unit set for major renovation


The remodel of the spaces on the fourth floor of Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital is expected to begin at the end of the year, and it's been a long time coming, according to Ronald Alvarez, M.D., chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Read more...

Endowed chair holder celebration honors 11 professors


Eleven Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were recognized for their exemplary achievements during a celebration Sept. 6 at the Student Life Center. Read more...

Nominations sought for Levi Watkins awards; annual Levi Watkins lecture set for Oct. 10


Nominations are now being solicited by the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine for recipients of the Dr. Levi Watkins Jr. Faculty Award and the Dr. Levi Watkins Jr. Student Award. The school also announced details of the 16th Annual Levi Watkins Jr., M.D., Lecture. Read more...

Lauren Fields is legally blind. This fall she starts college on a basketball scholarship.


A love for the game, and the help of vision professionals, have this 18-year-old athlete taking the court with grace and confidence. From "VUMC Voice," the magazine for the VUMC community. Read more...

Flulapalooza taking place a few weeks earlier this year


Vanderbilt University Medical Center is gearing up for its seventh annual Flulapalooza mass influenza vaccination event, set for Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the area between Light Hall and the Veteran's Administration Hospital. Read more...

Internet safety: Keeping your child safe from online predators


Internet safety starts with talking to your kids about online dangers and how to avoid them. From "My Southern Health." Read more...

From "Hope": Pioneers of Hope


The profiles here represent only a sampling of the tireless work performed daily to make Children’s Hospital a place of unwavering hope. Read more...

VUMC in the news


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