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New search committee for VBI director is appointed

Aug. 7, 2017—A new committee has been named to lead a national search for the Barlow Family Director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute.

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Vanderbilt begins Phase 1 trials of new Alzheimer’s drug

Aug. 7, 2017—Developed at Vanderbilt, VU319 is designed to precisely target a specific neuron receptor associated with cognitive function while avoiding potentially dangerous side effects.

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Career Center’s Wise Wanderings method teaches students how to translate any major into a career

Aug. 4, 2017—"We want to provide services that reach students whatever their background is and whatever their interests are in," says Vanderbilt Career Center director Kate Brooks.

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Smart underwear prevents back stress with just a tap

Aug. 1, 2017—"Performance-boosting super suit" hidden under clothing can be activated by a double tap to save users' backs.

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Vanderbilt has happiest students again, according to 2017 ‘Princeton Review’ best colleges rankings

Aug. 1, 2017—The 2017 "Princeton Review" survey asked nearly 140,000 students at hundreds of the nation’s top colleges to rate their schools in more than 60 areas.

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Vanderbilt astronomers help NROTC midshipmen learn celestial navigation

Jul. 26, 2017—A team of Vanderbilt astronomers, working with the Center for Teaching, have developed an online course on celestial navigation that the NROTC is using to reintroduce training in celestial navigation.

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Hijacking human proteins to better deliver anti-cancer drugs

Jul. 24, 2017—Vanderbilt University engineers find existing human protein is ideal carrier for powerful molecules that can signal tumors to self-destruct.

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New tools help surgeons find liver tumors, not nick blood vessels

Jul. 17, 2017—The liver is a particularly squishy, slippery organ, prone to shifting both deadly tumors and life-preserving blood vessels by inches between the time they’re discovered on a CT scan and when the patient is lying on an operating room table. Vanderbilt University’s Michael Miga and his team have published the potential solution.

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TIPs funding awarded to 15 innovative interdisciplinary projects

Jul. 17, 2017—Fifteen interdisciplinary concepts—from LGBT policies to the autism advantage to life at the cellular level—will be explored at Vanderbilt, thanks to the 2017 round of TIPs funding.

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In two years, TIPs awards have made significant impact

Jul. 17, 2017—More than 250 faculty members and several hundred students are addressing a vast range of topics through the TIPs award program. TIPs projects have secured more than $12 million in external funding.

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Maymester course combines students’ creative research visions and multimedia analysis

Jul. 14, 2017—Graduate students participated in the first-ever Vanderbilt Ph.D. program focusing on multimedia research and analysis during the four-week Creative Media Practice seminar.

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Alex’s Lemonade grant allows new engineering grad student to join neuroblastoma fight

Jul. 5, 2017—Graduate student Kyle Garland is diving into his studies with eight weeks of intense immunology research.

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