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Neul named new director of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Mar. 7, 2017—Jeffrey Neul, M.D., Ph.D., division head of Child Neurology and vice chair for Developmental Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego, has been named the new director of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. He will join Vanderbilt on Aug. 1.

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Growth hormone for Prader-Willi

Aug. 25, 2016—Children with Prader-Willi Syndrome who received growth hormone treatment had cognitive advantages compared to untreated patients.

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Dykens to step down as director of Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Feb. 9, 2016—Elisabeth Dykens, Annette Schaffer Eskind Professor and director of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, has announced plans to step down from her role as the center’s director. To assist with the transition, she will continue to serve in this role until a successor is identified.

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Dykens to step down as Vanderbilt Kennedy Center director

Feb. 9, 2016—Elisabeth Dykens, Ph.D., Annette Schaffer Eskind Professor and director of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC), has announced plans to step down from her role as the center’s director. To assist with the transition, she will continue to serve in this role until a successor is identified.

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Goldman, Juárez honored for disabilities service, research

Dec. 10, 2015—The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) recognized the contributions of Vanderbilt University’s Pablo Juárez, M.Ed., and Samantha Goldman at its recent 2015 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

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Vanderbilt researcher speaks to White House on ending segregation for people with intellectual disabilities

Nov. 24, 2015—Erik Carter spoke about ending segregation in education and beyond during an invited presentation at a gathering of the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities.

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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center to continue as national Developmental Disabilities Research Center

Sep. 17, 2015—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) has been awarded a $6.5 million, five-year grant to continue as a national Eunice Kennedy Shriver Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC).

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New program set to explore effects of music on the mind

Sep. 3, 2015—Vanderbilt University is seizing the opportunity to become a hub for music research in the heart of Music City.

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Kennedy Center for Excellence lands five-year renewal grant

Aug. 13, 2015—The Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities has awarded a five-year, $2.7 million grant to continue the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC).

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Wehby receives 2015 CEC Special Education Research Award

Apr. 3, 2015—Joseph Wehby has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Special Education Research Award from the Council for Exceptional Children.

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Photo: Anniversary celebration

Mar. 12, 2015—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center is celebrating 50 years of transforming the lives of people with disabilities through discovery, service and training.

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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center celebrates 50 years in 2015

Jan. 12, 2015—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center will celebrate 50 years of transforming lives in 2015 with lectures by AUCD Executive Director Andrew Imparato and Special Olympics Chairman and CEO Timothy Shriver.

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