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A Lake House Has Become a Beacon for Lifelong Friends

Oct. 17, 2014—Nirav Parikh, BS’04, and his friends graduated ten years ago, yet the bonds formed during their time at Vanderbilt grow deeper each Memorial Day. Vanderbilt Magazine has the story of how an annual trip to a Texas lake house became the setting for reunions that reaffirm lifelong friendships.

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World on Wednesdays: Cultural stigmas in Africa

Oct. 17, 2014—Learn about the challenges to education for girls in his country and strategies that may give hope for more equitable learning.

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External Story myVU myVU Take Note


Vanderbilt exoskeleton clinical trial discussed at leadership exchange

Oct. 17, 2014—Some of Denver’s top executives learned Oct. 16 how collaboration across Vanderbilt University schools and departments leads to world-changing technology. But they also found out about a collaboration closer to their home – a clinical trial at Denver’s renowned Craig Hospital involving its spinal cord rehabilitation patients and Vanderbilt researcher Michael Goldfarb’s robotic lower-limb exoskeleton.

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Learn about Ebola virus from Department of Infection Prevention

Oct. 17, 2014—The Department of Infection Prevention has compiled an extensive list of questions and answers about the Ebola virus—its transmission, treatment, waste management, disinfection and other topics.

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Campus trees celebrated with new website, mobile device tours

Oct. 17, 2014—Fall is the perfect time to learn more about the trees of Vanderbilt through a new website and mobile device-assisted tours.

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InsideOut of the Lunchbox – Exploration of Burden of Jusitce: 1863

Oct. 16, 2014—Watch video of the most recent presentation in the InsideOut of the Lunch Box series ­ An Exploration of Burden of Justice: 1863­ which took place on October 16. Some 10,500 armed conflicts occurred during the Civil War, ranging from battles to minor skirmishes. Burden of Justice: 1863 tells the story of a skirmish between...

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Heart patient uses ICD experience to promote benefits of exercise

Oct. 16, 2014—Carrie Romero of Columbia, Tennessee, is running for her life. In 1997, when she was 28, Romero was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy — a heart muscle disease that puts her at risk for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).

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Reporter


Staph ‘gangs’ share nutrients during infection: study

Oct. 16, 2014—Antibiotic-resistant bacteria can share resources to cause chronic infections, Vanderbilt investigators have discovered. The findings shed light on a long-standing question in infectious diseases and may inform new treatment strategies.

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Health and Medicine Reporter Research


DeBaun’s Levi Watkins Lecture highlights the power of purpose

Oct. 16, 2014—Throughout his career in medicine, Michael R. DeBaun, M.D., has found moments to fight the status quo.

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BHT grant to help Comprehensive Care Clinic’s medication program

Oct. 16, 2014—The Vanderbilt Comprehensive Care Clinic has received a nearly $54,000 grant for 2014-2015 from the Baptist Healing Trust (BHT) for its Pharmacy Support Program, which provides free or low-cost medications to people with HIV/AIDS.

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New faculty: Zelik explores biological mechanisms behind human movement

Oct. 16, 2014—Karl Zelik’s BAT lab in Olin Hall has nothing to do with flying mammals or a caped superhero.

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Indiana couple hits the links to support melanoma research

Oct. 16, 2014—A Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) melanoma patient is using his passion for golf to support melanoma research efforts at VICC.

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Nursing symposium focuses on transplant patients’ care, needs

Oct. 16, 2014—What started as a way to gather nurse practitioners in the field of transplantation at Vanderbilt to talk about the best practices in managing patients has grown into a one-of-a-kind national conference.

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VUSN study seeks to improve lymphedema care

Oct. 16, 2014—A new Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) study may lead to earlier detection and better outcomes for the 20-30 percent of breast cancer patients with lymphedema, the painful and stigmatizing arm swelling that often results from treatment.

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Health and Medicine Reporter Research


Reading Clinic again lands Dollar General Foundation support

Oct. 16, 2014—The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has again awarded a $50,000 Youth Literacy grant to the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Reading Clinic.

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