April 5, 2012

The Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) has been named a lead institution in a federal program to support the training of the next generation of global health scientists. The Fogarty Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars, supported by the Fogarty International Center (FIC) of the National Institutes of Health, will provide about $20.3 million over the next five years to support 400 early-career health scientists on fellowships in 27 countries. Read more...

Diabetes research at VU bolstered by federal grant


The Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC), the nation's oldest federally funded diabetes research center, has competed successfully for renewal of its grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Read more...

Nursing Education and Professional Development presents Aprilfest 2012


Aprilfest 2012 is a four-day educational event for VUMC licensed and nonlicensed care providers, such as nurses and care partners. Aprilfest will run from Monday, April 9, to Thursday, April 12. All the sessions are free to attend, but registration is required. Read more...