Oct. 15, 2020—Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have identified a key factor that coordinates the body’s repair response to severe injury in the stomach caused, most commonly, by infection by the bacterium Helicobacter pylori.
Oct. 15, 2020—The brain’s response to low oxygen — growth and remodeling of blood vessels — involves certain cell types and molecular pathways, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.
Oct. 14, 2020—Two prototype devices could refine thrombectomy through sensory augmentation.
Vanderbilt urges continued adherence to safety protocols on and off campus amidst uptick in local cases
Oct. 14, 2020—With public health data indicating COVID-19 positive cases in Nashville have begun trending upwards since Oct. 4, it is more important than ever for Vanderbilt community members to abide by university protocols at all times, whether on or off campus. The university remains in Phase II+ of the Vanderbilt Return to Campus Plan.
Oct. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt University is launching a new re-testing program for members of its community who receive a positive COVID-19 PCR test but are without symptoms. Beginning this week, undergraduate students who are tested in the university’s weekly mandatory testing programs and other community members participating in Vanderbilt’s periodic testing who meet defined criteria will be retested to confirm their initial positive test result.
Oct. 14, 2020—The Division of Administration is conducting a series of surveys designed to gain a better understanding of commuter attitudes and behaviors in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Survey results will inform mobility and transportation efforts on campus and scholarly research at the university.
Oct. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt University's voting policy is being expanded in 2020 to include early voting. Now, during early voting or on Election Day, employees who are registered to vote may be absent from work for a reasonable paid period of time, not to exceed three hours.
Oct. 14, 2020—The Center for Teaching has announced two strategic hires: Julaine Fowlin as assistant director for instructional design, and Ransford Pinto as assistant director for graduate programs.
Oct. 13, 2020—Vanderbilt biomedical engineers receive NIH funding to continue the development of a rapid, precise, in-office test for respiratory infections including COVID-19.
Oct. 13, 2020—Vanderbilt University’s health insurance provider, Aetna, is now offering televideo counseling services. Televideo services give you the opportunity to meet with a behavioral health provider on your schedule.
Oct. 13, 2020—October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Throughout the month, Vanderbilt University Information Technology will be sharing tips for staying safe and secure online. This article focuses on protecting your personal information.
Oct. 13, 2020—October is Depression Awareness Month. Now more than ever, it is important to take stock of your mood and mental health.
Oct. 13, 2020—The next meeting of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center’s Parenting Group will be a check-in session for participants. There will be no guest speaker or facilitator—just an open discussion for parents to talk about how they are doing.
Oct. 13, 2020—The next Work-Life Workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 21, at noon CT on Zoom. The topic is “Do I Need a Mentor?”
Oct. 13, 2020—Mr. C’s Kids Club is the official youth organization of Vanderbilt Athletics. Members will enjoy benefits, invitations and opportunities exclusive to club members.