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    Local company supports ‘Growing to New Heights’

    Derksen Portable Buildings hosted a “Tool Shed Party” and golf tournament Sept. 16-17 in Cottage Grove, Tennessee, in support of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Country music artist Steve Wariner headlined the party, and actor John Schneider, known for his role as Bo Duke in Dukes… Read More

    Oct 27, 2016

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    Predators power up Children’s Hospital support

    Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne, Predators executive leaders and mascot Gnash recently presented the proceeds of the team’s 365 Pediatric Cancer Fund to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Oct 20, 2016

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    Eskind family makes $6 million gift to keep library on leading edge of health education innovation

    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. Read More

    Oct 17, 2016

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    Couple’s gift spurs pediatric allergy research, training

    Kathy Delzell Anderson and her husband, Steve, know firsthand how allergies can affect a person’s overall health and well-being. Kathy is a lifelong allergy sufferer, and the couple’s son, Clint, has seasonal allergies. Read More

    Oct 6, 2016

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    Hyundai Hope On Wheels grant spurs pediatric cancer research

    Richard Ho, M.D., MSCI, associate professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, has been awarded a $250,000 Hyundai Hope On Wheels Scholar Grant to study ways to reduce long-term side effects of chemotherapy in pediatric cancer survivors and develop more personalized therapies for pediatric oncology patients. Read More

    Sep 22, 2016

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    New fund honors spirit of Cohen’s innovative research

    When Tom Daniel, M.D., joined the Vanderbilt University faculty in December 1986, Stanley Cohen, Ph.D., had just been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of epidermal growth factor (EGF). Read More

    Aug 25, 2016

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    Chicken Salad Chick Foundation gift to support Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center research

    Chicken Salad Chick Foundation founding board members Stacy Brown and Betty and Earlon McWhorter presented a $200,000 check to Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) to support cancer research. Among other initiatives, the Chicken Salad Chick Foundation was proud to host Music and Miracles Superfest, the first major stadium concert in Jordan-Hare’s 75-year history, held on April 23 in Auburn, Alabama. Read More

    Aug 17, 2016

  • New VUSM program set to spur innovation in medical education

    New VUSM program set to spur innovation in medical education

    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine recently awarded its inaugural Faculty Fellowship to Advance Medical Education (FAME). Read More

    Jul 28, 2016

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    Food truck wishes

    Patients, families and staff at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt were treated to lunch recently at a food truck event provided by Chef Lucas Food, a nonprofit started by a Minneapolis, Minnesota, teen who is a Hodgkin’s Lymphoma survivor and food truck fanatic. Read More

    Jul 7, 2016

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    Mississippi family finds joy in giving back to VUMC

    When the Pharr family wears Vanderbilt regalia around their Mississippi town, people often say, “I thought you were Ole Miss people.” Read More

    Jun 23, 2016

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    Steeplechase ambassador

    The 2016 Iroquois Steeplechase drew more than 25,000 spectators to Percy Warner Park on May 14. The event has raised nearly $10 million over the years to benefit specialty programs, equipment, research and other needs for patients and families of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Jun 2, 2016

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    Endowed fellowships help create personal connections

    When former Nashvillian Carol O’Hare speaks about a specific group of physicians at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), her voice softens, and she refers to them affectionately as “my fellows.” Read More

    May 12, 2016

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    Gifts highlight strong, lasting bonds between patients and healers

    Sometimes saying thank you just isn’t enough. Read More

    Mar 24, 2016

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    First-ever Giving Day set for April 21

    Some of the earliest known gold artifacts can be traced back to the 4th millennium BCE. Thousands of years later, you can help turn Vanderbilt gold by making a gift on April 21, the university’s first-ever Giving Day. #give4thegold Read More

    Mar 17, 2016

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    Dance Marathon rings up new record for Children’s Hospital

    Vanderbilt University’s Dance Marathon set a new record in its annual fundraising effort that benefits Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Mar 10, 2016

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    Making their day

    Joe Don Rooney of the group Rascal Flatts came the closest to a hole-in-one at the inaugural Million Dollar Hole-in-One for Charity event at Pebble Beach Golf Links on Feb. 11 in California. Rooney chose Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt as the beneficiary of his $50,000 prize. Read More

    Mar 3, 2016

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    CMN partners show strength of grassroots giving

    The smiling face of Maddy Christison, a 7-year-old who has spinal muscular atrophy, greets customers at Speedway convenience store locations in Middle Tennessee. As the most recent Speedway Miracle Child representing Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, her photo has appeared on life-size cardboard cutouts in Speedway’s 21 Middle Tennessee locations with the goal of encouraging customers to help more children like her. Read More

    Feb 25, 2016

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    Let’s make history April 21

    April 21: The day Rome was founded, the "Daily Mail" publishes photographic evidence of the Loch Ness Monster, and Vanderbilt holds its first-ever Giving Day. Mark your calendars and help start a new golden tradition by supporting the university. You can learn more and sign up to be a volunteer at #give4thegold Read More

    Feb 18, 2016

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    It takes a village

    The 55th annual Christmas Village, organized by the Nashville Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club, raised a record amount to benefit the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center and other Pi Beta Phi philanthropies. Read More

    Feb 4, 2016

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    Inaugural Vanderbilt Giving Day set for April 21

    April 21 marks Vanderbilt's inaugural Giving Day, a 24-hour event to celebrate the university and advance its mission to discover, educate and lead. Read More

    Jan 22, 2016