February 26, 2015

Researchers at Vanderbilt University, the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and The Scripps Research Institute for the first time have shown how human antibodies can neutralize the Marburg virus, a close cousin to Ebola. Read more...

Daniels named to new VMG, adult enterprise leadership role


Titus Daniels, M.D., MPH, MMHC, associate professor of Medicine, has been named executive director of the Vanderbilt Medical Group (VMG) and chief operating officer for Adult Clinical Operations at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Read more...

Respiratory viruses are main childhood pneumonia culprit: study


Respiratory viruses, not bacterial infections, are the most commonly detected causes of community-acquired pneumonia in children, according to new research released Feb. 26 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read more...

Nursing School open house set for Saturday


The Vanderbilt School of Nursing is hosting an open house Saturday for prospective students who want to learn more about the school and its programs. Read more...

Vanderbilt to study use of plasma on LifeFlight, extends trial to Rutherford County base


Vanderbilt University Medical Center is participating in a national trial to see if outcomes for critically injured patients with uncontrolled bleeding can be improved by administering plasma to these patients while in flight to the hospital. Read more...

What you need to know about 10-digit dialing, which begins this weekend


Beginning Feb. 28, all local phone providers will require phone users in Middle Tennessee to dial the entire 10-digit phone number when making local calls in preparation for the addition of the 629 area code in late March. Read more...

Vanderbilt to implement new course numbering system across all schools


Vanderbilt University will implement a new system for numbering courses across all 10 of its undergraduate and professional schools. This change will take effect in March, when registration for the fall 2015 term begins. Read more...

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The latest news from this week's VUMC Reporter is available at www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/reporter. Read more...