School of Medicine Archives
Nov. 16, 2018—Political science professor Cindy Kam will lead a new steering committee to guide actions and areas for study for an initiative focusing on women students, faculty and postdocs, announced earlier by Provost Susan R. Wente.
Nov. 5, 2018—Nominations for the Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar are now open. The deadline is Monday, Dec. 17, at 5 p.m.
Nov. 2, 2018—Nominations for the School of Medicine Research Staff Awards are now open. The deadline is Monday, Dec. 10, at 5 p.m.
Nov. 1, 2018—Jeffrey Rathmell and colleagues show that a drug that inhibits glutamine metabolism — currently in clinical trials as an anticancer agent — might also be useful as a treatment for inflammatory and autoimmune diseases.
Nov. 1, 2018—Vanderbilt researchers led by Buddy Creech are searching for the key to lasting protection against influenza by examining naturally protecting cells found in bone marrow.
Oct. 26, 2018—The grant will allow Charles Caskey to lead research into using ultrasound as an image-guided therapy for drug delivery.
Oct. 26, 2018—A new link between a support protein within the brain's white matter and known Alzheimer's biomarkers discovered by Angela Jefferson and colleagues bring researchers a step toward earlier and more precise detection of neuropathology underlying cognitive impairment that may lead to new targeted therapies
Oct. 25, 2018—Katherine Rothamel, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biochemistry at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, has been selected as the 2017 Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar.
Oct. 25, 2018—Kitt Carpenter, recently named director of the College of Arts and Science's Public Policy Studies, is working to boost the program's appeal to an even wider set of Vanderbilt students.
Oct. 17, 2018—After more than three decades of service to Vanderbilt, Bonnie Miller, senior associate dean for health sciences education at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, will retire from her leadership position July 1, 2019. Miller will be succeeded by Donald Brady, senior associate dean for graduate medical education and continuing professional development.