November 28, 2017

Lynne Maquat, PhD, whose work has significantly advanced the understanding of human gene expression, is the recipient of the 2017 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, officials at Vanderbilt University Medical Center announced today. Read more...

Phenotyping center a global resource for investigators


This summer the Vanderbilt Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center (MMPC) began its 17th year of continuous operation and federal support with a $5.5-million, five-year renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health. Read more...

NFID honors Edwards' infectious diseases research


Kathryn Edwards, MD, professor of Pediatrics and the Sarah H. Sell and Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, is the recipient of the 2018 Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. Read more...

Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance conference brings together researchers and community advocates


The Community Engaged Research (CEnR) Conference, held at the Association of American Medical Colleges in Washington, D.C., provided a forum for Community Health Workers, clergy, advocates and other community stakeholders to meet with medical researchers on a national platform. Read more...

"VUMC Voice": Children's Hospital offers safety tips for holiday decorating, preventing poisonings


Lights and decorations are a special part of the holidays, but also bring an increased potential for injury, especially to young children, according to safety experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read more...

VUMC in the news


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