Sep. 16, 2020—Donna and Jeffrey Eskind, whose generous gifts have advanced Vanderbilt research that is improving lives, have made a new commitment of $2 million to endow a new chair in autism spectrum disorder research in the School of Medicine.
Oct. 25, 2017—Eleven Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored Oct. 23 during a festive celebration at the Student Life Center.
Oct. 27, 2016—John Kappler, Ph.D., a pioneer in the study of autoimmune diseases at National Jewish Health in Denver, Colorado, visited with members of the family of the late Irwin Eskind, M.D., prior to delivering the Irwin Eskind Lecture in Biomedical Science at VUMC last week.
Oct. 17, 2016—A visionary $6 million gift to Vanderbilt from the Eskind family ensures that the Eskind Biomedical Library will support the next generation of scientists, physicians, students and patients.
Apr. 9, 2015—Discovery Lecturer Stephen O’Rahilly, M.D., helped establish and now co-directs the Institute of Metabolic Science at the University of Cambridge, England.