January 31, 2012

The Vanderbilt University Medical Center Faculty Meeting is scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 4 p.m. in 208 Light Hall. Read more...

Health Plus offers Count on Your Heart program


During National Heart Month in February and National Nutrition Month in March, Health Plus reminds you to love your heart by participating in a variety of programs designed to be fun and informative and to help lower your risk for heart disease. Read more...

February Discovery Lectures: Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., MBA, and Titia de Lange, Ph.D.


The two lectures for February are: Feb. 9, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., MBA, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: "Reversing Childhood Obesity: Helping All Children Lead Healthier Lives." Feb. 23, Titia de Lange, Ph.D., of Rockefeller University, winner of the 2011 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science: "How telomeres solve the end-protection problem." Read more...

Food drive sets new record


Last month's Second Harvest food drive at Vanderbilt gathered a total of 21,020 lbs. of food, almost 5,000 more pounds than the previous year's total of 16,138 pounds, officials at the local food bank said. Read more...

Rewired: Helping Children with Traumatic Brain Injury


From Hope, the magazine of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt: With a traumatic brain injury, Stevie has learned to live in a confusing world where instructions don't always make sense. Read more...

This week's VUCast: Nicotine and memory, deep brain stimulation and more


This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt's weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Inside A Preds coach's deep brain stimulation surgery; How nicotine could impact memory; Why a research lab wants Vanderbilt undergrads. Read more...