March 6, 2012

John D. York, Ph.D., Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and the Cancer Biology Professor of Pharmacology and of Biochemistry at Duke University Medical Center, has been named the new chair of the Vanderbilt Department of Biochemistry. Read more...

My Health Chat Video Series to feature "Your Genome and the Future of Medicine," Wednesday, March 7


The March edition of My Health Chat will focus on the broad implications for the future of medicine presented by the sequencing of the human genome. Host Jim Jirjis, M.D., will be joined on March 7 by Gordon Bernard, M.D., Vanderbilt University Medical Center's associate vice chancellor for Clinical and Translational Research, and Dan Roden, M.D., assistant vice chancellor for Personalized Medicine. Read more...

VUMC FAQs in March House Organ


History, institutional memory and interesting tales about our workplace, including the faculty member who was a circus performer, the suspense thriller filmed in Medical Center North, and two tales of babies born in unusual places. Read more...

This week's VUCast: vibrating tablet, dance marathon and more


This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt's weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Teaching through touch. How new technology is taking math teaching to a new level. Vandy students go inside ESPN and what the mantra, "no less" means to Commodore women's basketball. Read more...