Jan. 6, 2021—Researchers from the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center for the first time have used a novel genome-editing technique to “rescue” mice from progeria, a rare genetic disease that causes accelerated aging.
Jan. 6, 2021—Vanderbilt’s residential colleges and experiential learning offices are offering virtual programming and events for students in advance of the start of the spring semester.
Jan. 6, 2021—The nomination window is now open for the seventh cohort of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. The Chancellor Faculty Fellows program invests in newly tenured faculty at a critical point in their scholarly careers to support their research, scholarship and creative expression.
Jan. 6, 2021—As the Vanderbilt community prepares for another semester of adaptive teaching, the Center for Teaching continues to create resources to help faculty and instructors teach effectively in a variety of contexts.
Jan. 5, 2021—Register now for Kindermusik with your child. Kindermusik is a nationally acclaimed program designed for children from infancy to age 5. Classes begin Jan. 13 and 14.
Jan. 5, 2021—Florentine Rutaganira, HHMI Hannah H. Gray Fellow at the University of California-Berkeley, will discuss “Kinase Chemical Genetics in the Closest Living Relatives of Animals" on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 4 p.m. CT via Zoom.
Jan. 5, 2021—The American Red Cross continues to face blood shortages due to blood drive cancellations during the COVID-19 pandemic. To help, the American Red Cross is holding regular blood drives at Vanderbilt University Medical Center locations.
Jan. 5, 2021—Join the discussion on Zoom from the convenience of your home as Mitchell Korn, senior lecturer in music and educational outreach, uses video, images, stories and listening guides to bring great music to life. Classes are two hours in length and held during the day.
Jan. 5, 2021—Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland have been awarded a five-year, $3.3 million grant by the National Cancer Institute to apply artificial intelligence (AI) to help customize treatment for oral cancer patients.
Jan. 5, 2021—Jamie Pope, assistant professor of the practice in the Department of Medicine, Health and Society, will discuss “Kids and Nutrition” at the next meeting of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center’s Parenting Group.
Jan. 5, 2021—Janey Camp leads an analysis of rural transportation constraints that prevent people from receiving regular substance abuse treatment.
Jan. 4, 2021—Through a partnership with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Vanderbilt astronomers use big data to see the cosmos as a stop-motion movie instead of a snapshot.
Jan. 4, 2021—Vanderbilt University’s commitment to hosting threatened and displaced scholars is highlighted in a new publication by the Institute of International Education. A senior lecturer in the Department of Religious Studies is among the scholar profiled.
Jan. 4, 2021—Registration is officially open for the 2021 Global Health Case Competition, hosted by the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health.
Jan. 4, 2021—Vanderbilt University conducted its inaugural Headspace meditation and mindfulness challenge this October open to all undergraduate and graduate students. The joint effort by students spanning many university departments greatly exceeded its goal.