November 30, 2017

Construction crews are set to add two additional hospital elevators at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt as part of the planned four-floor expansion. Among the construction impacts to come will include the closure of the main Children's Hospital front entrance and portions of the lobby, set to begin at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1. Read more...

Robertson leaves lasting legacy in clinical research


David Robertson's MD, career at Vanderbilt was multi-faceted. He is well known for his work managing the selection and support of the training of many young physician-scientists through the Medical Scientist Training Program. As director of the Clinical Research Center, he oversaw scores of clinical research trials on the third floor of Medical Center North in the CRC. But what he's best known for nationally and internationally is his own clinical research into the autonomic nervous system and how it affects circulation and blood pressure regulation. Read more...

Niswender named Clinical Research Center director


Kevin Niswender, MD, PhD, whose work has helped advance understanding of the neural underpinnings of obesity and metabolic syndrome, has been named director of the Clinical Research Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Read more...

Nashville Christmas Parade set to roll Saturday, Dec. 2


Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt will again benefit from proceeds from the upcoming 64th annual Piedmont Natural Gas Nashville Christmas Parade presented by Tootsie's Orchid Lounge. Read more...

November issue of "Engage: Newsletter of the Faculty Senate," now available


The latest issue of the Faculty Senate newsletter is now online. This issue highlights Shared Governance Listening Stations and Tax Reform Legislation Resources. Learn about proposed changes. Read more...

"VUMC Voice": Athletes with disabilities inspire VUMC running volunteers


"Knowing that these athletes are persevering through way more than I have ever experienced is uplifting for me." Read more...