July 24, 2014

A Vanderbilt University-led research team has identified protein "signatures" of genetic mutations that drive colorectal cancer, the nation's second leading cause of cancer deaths after lung cancer. Read more...

Technology transfer efforts gain steam


Vanderbilt University signed 101 licensing agreements with industry partners in fiscal year 2014, nearly 20 more than the record total set last year. Many transactions were in medical diagnostics, health care information technology, pharmaceutics, oncology and biotechnology. Read more...

VUMC's storm preparedness efforts lauded by National Weather Service


Vanderbilt University Medical Center is the first medical center in Tennessee to be named a Storm Ready Supporter by the National Weather Service (NWS), a designation that recognizes a superior level of preparedness for tornadoes and inclement weather. Read more...

Brown recluse spider bites crawling upward: Poison Control Center


Vanderbilt medical toxicologists are reporting an increase in patients seen with brown recluse spider bites this summer. Read more...

VUCast Extra: Vanderbilt advances "organ-on-a-chip" research


Have you or someone you know had a bad reaction to medicine? Ever wonder if chemicals in your dry cleaning or bathroom sprays are really safe? A team of Vanderbilt researchers is working on a radical new way to test drugs and toxins. Read more...

Latest news from the VUMC Reporter is available online


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

Vanderbilt Travel helps staffer in Tel Aviv


Kim Killingsworth is no stranger to possible dangers during international travel. The Peace Corps veteran with a lifelong career in international higher education is now director of international recruiting and relations at Owen Graduate School of Management, for which she travels internationally about twice a month during the academic year. Read more...