August 24, 2010

Her recently released book, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," chronicles the life of an African-American heroine whose cancerous cells - taken without her knowledge - have been responsible for some of the most remarkable scientific advancements in the past 60 years. Read more...

Vanderbilt Employee Free Skin Cancer Screening Friday, Sept. 3


Did you know that Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States? More than one million cases are diagnosed each year, and according to current estimates, 40 to 50 percent of Americans will have skin cancer at least once by the time they are age 65. Read more...

Introduction to new Pharmacogenomics Program PREDICT on Sept. 1


The Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (VICTR) is sponsoring a session to introduce PREDICT, a Vanderbilt program that will use pharmacogenomics to affect the future of personalized medicine. Read more...