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Wilkins named to national committee exploring return of research results

Aug. 17, 2017—Consuelo Wilkins, M.D., MSCI, executive director of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance, has been appointed to a national committee charged with determining how best to return to research participants the results of studies of their blood and other bio-specimens.

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center selected for CMS-led initiative promoting better cancer care

Jun. 30, 2016—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced that it has selected Vanderbilt University Medical Center to participate in a care delivery model that supports and encourages higher quality, more coordinated cancer care. The Medicare arm of the Oncology Care Model includes more than 3,200 oncologists — about one-fifth of U.S. oncology specialists — and will involve approximately 155,000 Medicare beneficiaries nationwide.

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Major grant to transform region’s clinical practices

Oct. 1, 2015—Vanderbilt University has received a contract from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for up to $28 million over four years to help more than 4,000 clinicians in the Southeast transform their clinical practices in ways that improve quality of patient care and hold down costs.

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World’s smallest droplets

May. 16, 2013—Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider, the world's most powerful particle accelerator, may have created the smallest drops of liquid made in the lab.

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Public lecture on latest efforts to probe the fabric of space and time

May. 8, 2013—UC-Santa Barbara physics professor Joe Incandela, a leader of the project that found the Higgs boson, will visit Vanderbilt and give a public lecture on the latest results from the Large Hadron Collider on Tuesday night, May 21st.

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Discovery of new sub-atomic particle a major leap forward

Jul. 6, 2012—Vandy physicists working on the Large Hadron Collider respond to the announcement that the collaboration has found a new subatomic particle that may be the long-sought Higgs boson.

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Fermilab Today: The consistency of quark soup

May. 16, 2012—Four Vanderbilt researchers collaborated with scientists from the University of Illinois-Chicago, University of Kansas and MIT to describe the consistency of an unusual fluid produced when atoms of lead are smashed in the Large Hadron Collider.

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