October 23, 2014

During a festive celebration Wednesday evening, the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt launched the "Growing to New Heights" fundraising campaign in support of a four-floor building expansion that will help advance the size and scope of the hospital's specialized pediatric health care programs. Read more...

"Darting" mice may hold clues to ADHD, autism and bipolar disorder


A darting mouse may hold an important clue in the development of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), autism and bipolar disorder, according to a study by a Vanderbilt University-led research team published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Read more...

Vanderbilt continues Ebola virus preparations


As the Ebola virus strengthens in West Africa and authorities work to prevent the virus from spreading in the United States, Vanderbilt University Medical Center continues its preparations to: safely treat patients with Ebola; educate the general public through the Tennessee Poison Center hotline; and ensure that faculty and staff who have recently traveled to an affected area are appropriately screened for their return to campus. Read more...

Updated CoachSmart app available now


Vanderbilt's CoachSmart app has been updated, and the new version is available for download in the iTunes store. The smartphone app for coaches puts an athletic trainer, personal assistant and meteorologist all in the palm of their hand. Read more...

Open Enrollment is underway


If you need help enrolling or don't have access to a computer, visit the HR Express office on the second floor of the 2525 West End Building or one of the enrollment labs. Read more...

Boo to the Flu event to be Wednesday, Oct. 29


For those who missed Flulapalooza and still haven't received a flu shot, there's another opportunity on Wednesday, Oct. 29: Boo to the Flu, a new Vanderbilt University and Medical Center event, providing free flu vaccinations to faculty, staff and students. 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...