Vanderbilt awarded NIH grant to continue mentoring and career training among biomedical research graduate students from underrepresented groups
Dec. 1, 2020—The Vanderbilt School of Medicine Basic Sciences has won continued funding from the National Institutes of Health for its Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity program supporting the success of biomedical graduate students from underrepresented backgrounds.
Apr. 25, 2018—Postdoctoral scholar Natalie Hinkel has been named Postdoc of the Year by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs for her exceptional scholarship. Assistant Professor of Psychology Anita Disney was honored as Mentor of the Year at the 12th annual Vanderbilt Postdoctoral Association Symposium April 12.
Jan. 25, 2018—Vanderbilt investigators examined the entire training pathway of potential biomedical research faculty and found two key points of loss: during undergraduate education and in transition from postdoctoral fellowship to tenure-track faculty.
Jun. 1, 2017—How can we — together — make research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) better and stronger?
Vanderbilt earns top rankings, including a No. 1, for successful minority recruitment in master’s and Ph.D. programs
Dec. 12, 2016—"Diverse: Issues In Higher Education" has ranked Vanderbilt University No. 1 in the country for the number of doctoral degrees awarded to African Americans in the biological and biomedical sciences.
Aug. 18, 2016—In 2013, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) received one of 10 grants from the National Institutes of Health called BEST (Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training) to help train scientists for a variety of diverse careers.
Sep. 10, 2015—Vanderbilt University welcomed 97 new doctoral students on Sept. 4 during the sixth annual “Simple Beginnings” ceremony in a Light Hall lecture room packed with family members and other well-wishers.
Sep. 26, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received a five-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop “bold and innovative approaches to broaden graduate and postdoctoral training.”
Sep. 5, 2013—Vanderbilt University welcomed 98 new doctoral students into its scientific community last week during the fourth annual “Simple Beginnings” ceremony in a Light Hall lecture room packed with family members and other well-wishers. “Today you are officially joining our Vanderbilt family,” said Susan Wente, Ph.D., associate vice chancellor for Health Affairs and senior associate dean...
Aug. 29, 2013—When it comes to government funding of basic science training programs for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, Vanderbilt University Medical Center hit a grand slam this year, officials said.
Nov. 29, 2012—Seventeen members of Vanderbilt University’s faculty have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) this year.
Aug. 9, 2012—Since the Academy was established in 2002, more than 650 undergraduates have participated in the summer research program. About 10 percent have pursued graduate and/or medical studies at Vanderbilt.