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    Indiana couple hits the links to support melanoma research

    A Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) melanoma patient is using his passion for golf to support melanoma research efforts at VICC. Read More

    Oct 16, 2014

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    Photo: Miles and Music

    Country music singer Dierks Bentley signs a check benefiting Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt representing the proceeds from his recent Miles and Music for Kids event at Riverfront Park. Read More

    Oct 9, 2014

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    Bradfords’ strong support bolsters melanoma research

    When something attacks you, you want to attack it back. That’s how Lillian “Tooty” Bradford views her late husband James “Jimmy” Bradford Jr.’s decision to make an initial gift to fund melanoma research at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC). Read More

    Sep 25, 2014

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    Photo: Welcome visitors

    The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently hosted the Association of Junior Leagues International Fall Leadership Conference, which featured presentations and a tour of the hospital. Read More

    Sep 18, 2014

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    Predators support powers pediatric cancer programs

    The Nashville Predators Foundation recently presented a $318,242 check to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt for the 365 Pediatric Cancer Fund. Read More

    Sep 18, 2014

  • Impact of philanthropy drives faculty members

    Impact of philanthropy drives faculty members

    For Vanderbilt faculty members Vivien Casagrande, Ph.D., Hal Moses, M.D., and Paul Sternberg Jr., M.D., the lessons about the importance of giving came early. Read More

    Aug 7, 2014

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    Photo: Music City Tennis Invitational

    (photo by Corrie Cron) The 41st Annual Music City Tennis Invitational 2014 (MCTI) recently presented $102,000 to the Center for Child Development at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Founded in 1973 by Nashville music industry leaders, MCTI is the longest running music-related charity tennis tournament in… Read More

    Jun 26, 2014

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    Family’s support enhances cancer research training

    John F. Brock III, chairman and CEO of Coca-Cola Enterprises, his wife, Mary, and their three children have established an endowment to support an oncology fellowship at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. The Brock Family Fellowship will provide financial assistance long into the future for young physicians, postdoctoral students and medical investigators who are furthering their training in cancer research. Read More

    Nov 14, 2013

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    Photo: Steeplechase support

    Steeplechase representatives recently presented the funds raised during this year's Iroquois Steeplechase to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Nov 7, 2013

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    Predators help fight childhood cancer

    The Nashville Predators Foundation recently presented a $131,000 donation to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt as part of the organization’s continued commitment to support cancer research. Read More

    Aug 1, 2013

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    Science Magazine: How long can the U.S. stay on top?

    In an era of stagnating government support for academic science, officials at many top research universities are looking to private philanthropy and increased efficiencies to maintain their elite status. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos is quoted. Read More

    Jun 28, 2013

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    Event highlights crucial role of philanthropy at VUMC

    Individuals who provide annual philanthropic support for key areas at Vanderbilt University Medical Center were recognized at the Canby Robinson Society Reception on May 21. Read More

    Jun 6, 2013

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    Photo: Show of support

    Tom and Vickie Flood recently visited with students at the Mama Lere Hearing School at Vanderbilt. The Floods’ philanthropy supports endowment for faculty, graduate students and research in childhood hearing loss at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center. Read More

    Feb 7, 2013

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    Family’s experience spurs creation of fellowship

    Carol Ann Gavin became critically ill on Super Bowl Sunday in 2010 while vacationing in Florida. But after two surgeries for a bowel obstruction at a Florida hospital, her husband, Charles Gavin III, asked that she be flown home to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he knew she would get unequaled health care at one of finest medical centers in the country. Read More

    Nov 29, 2012