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‘No pause button’: Wente takes the helm as Vanderbilt’s interim chancellor

Aug. 16, 2019—As Susan R. Wente assumes the role of interim chancellor, she looks to further the university’s commitment to learning, discovery and creative expression with the same drive and optimism she’s cultivated as an academic leader, scholar and mentor.

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Our favorite #vandygram of the week

Aug. 16, 2019—While we're ready for our college students to start classes next week, some of our mini-Commodores are already grinding away! We love this photo from @cierrangelicaprice of her little one's first day. 😍 Have any first-day-of-school throwback pics? Share them with us using #vandygram.

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REDCap training: ‘REDCap/eStar Integration and Use’ Sept. 6

Aug. 16, 2019—REDCap/eStar seminars have been established as a platform for introducing those interested in using Clinical Data Pull (CDP) on their REDCap project.

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REDCap training: ‘Getting Started with Forms and Surveys’

Aug. 16, 2019—This is an introductory training appropriate for those who want to use REDCap but have little to no experience.

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Upload height, weight, blood pressure to Health Plus for credit toward Go for the Gold

Aug. 16, 2019—Participate in programs to measure blood pressure, weight and body mass index. These numbers can be used on your yearly Compass Health Assessment and Wellness Actions Log for the Go for the Gold program.

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Department of Cell and Developmental Biology’s Monday Seminar Series begins Aug. 19

Aug. 16, 2019—Monday’s weekly seminars are on a cutting-edge topics in Cell or Developmental Biology, as well as Stem Cell and Epithelial Biology.

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Weight loss study looking for African American male participants

Aug. 16, 2019—The Center for Research on Men's Health at Vanderbilt University is conducting a weight-loss program in the Nashville area called Tailor Made: Solutions for Your Health. Tailor Made is specifically tailored to overweight and obese African American Men ages 35-64.

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Learn about progress in Peabody Neighborhood newsletter

Aug. 16, 2019—Read about construction progress made at Peabody College over the summer months, as well as upcoming milestones, student Move-In plans, events and more.

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Potential second-line melanoma treatment identified

Aug. 15, 2019—A study led by Anna Vilgelm, MD, PhD, and Ann Richmond, PhD, has identified a possible second-line treatment for melanoma patients.

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Protein’s role in inflammation-related cancer studied

Aug. 15, 2019—Investigators are exploring the molecular mechanisms behind the association of chronic inflammation and colon cancer.

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REDCap data management tool reaches million user mark

Aug. 15, 2019—Fifteen years after it was launched, REDCap, Vanderbilt University’s research data management tool, has reached 1 million users throughout the world.

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All of Us Research Program Takes Aim at Precision Population Health

Aug. 14, 2019—Scarcely a year after its national launch, the “All of Us” research program, which aims to accelerate the prevention and treatment of disease, has enrolled more than 230,000 research participants — more than a fifth of its recruitment goal of 1 million people. All

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What’s on my mind? All of you.

Aug. 14, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on his time at Vanderbilt in his final "What's On My Mind" column.

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The Legacy of Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos

Aug. 14, 2019—  Vanderbilt University is grateful to Chancellor Zeppos for his leadership and stewardship over the past 11 years. Vanderbilt’s eighth chancellor, Nicholas S. Zeppos, will step down on Aug. 15 after serving the university for more than 11 years in the role. Under Zeppos’ leadership, Vanderbilt’s achievements and reputation have soared as the university committed...

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Big and Bold: An overview of Chancellor Zeppos’ tenure

Aug. 14, 2019—Zeppos, Vanderbilt’s eighth chancellor, will step down on Aug. 15 after serving the university for more than 11 years in the role. The Board of Trust, Faculty Senate, University Staff Advisory Council, Vanderbilt Student Government, Vanderbilt Alumni Association Board of Directors and Tennessee General Assembly all have passed resolutions commending him for his extraordinary leadership.

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