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BlackHawk’s Cancer Center support reaches milestone

Feb. 12, 2015—Country music group BlackHawk recently presented a check for $20,000 to Harold (Hal) Moses, M.D., Ingram Professor of Cancer Research and director emeritus of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), in support of cancer research.

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Family’s gift bolsters schizophrenia research, treatment

Dec. 18, 2014—A “transformational” $6.4 million gift from Dallas couple Donald Test Jr., and his wife, Charlotte, who have a very personal connection to the devastating disease of schizophrenia, is supporting Vanderbilt Department of Psychiatry research and treatment into schizophrenia and related disorders.

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Reunion helps build, reinforce alumni connections

Nov. 20, 2014—Rainy weather couldn’t dampen the festivities as nearly 1,200 medical and nursing alumni returned to campus for Reunion for Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN)

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Indiana couple hits the links to support melanoma research

Oct. 16, 2014—A Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) melanoma patient is using his passion for golf to support melanoma research efforts at VICC.

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Photo: Miles and Music

Oct. 9, 2014—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.

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Bradfords’ strong support bolsters melanoma research

Sep. 25, 2014—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).

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Photo: Welcome visitors

Sep. 18, 2014—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.

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Predators support powers pediatric cancer programs

Sep. 18, 2014—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.

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Impact of philanthropy drives faculty members

Aug. 7, 2014—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.

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Photo: Music City Tennis Invitational

Jun. 26, 2014—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 the country, and has raised more than $1.5 million in proceeds from...

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Family’s support enhances cancer research training

Nov. 14, 2013—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.

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Photo: Steeplechase support

Nov. 7, 2013—Steeplechase representatives recently presented the funds raised during this year's Iroquois Steeplechase to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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