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Nominations sought for Levi Watkins Jr. awards; annual lecture set for Oct. 8

Sep. 12, 2019—Nominations are now being sought for the annual Levi Watkins Jr. Faculty Award and Levi Watkins Jr. Student Awards.

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Vanderbilt welcomes first cohort of seven veterans to Bass Military Scholars Program

Aug. 28, 2019—Vanderbilt University’s Bass Military Scholars Program begins its inaugural year with the arrival of seven new scholars on campus this semester. The scholars, all of whom are U.S. military veterans, are pursuing professional degrees across several of Vanderbilt’s schools.

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Ann Price named Vanderbilt faculty athletics representative

Aug. 27, 2019—Alumna Ann Hutcheson Price, an associate dean in the School of Medicine, will serve as Vanderbilt’s faculty athletics representative, following her appointment by Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente.

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Murry named University Professor

Aug. 26, 2019—Velma McBride Murry, who holds the Lois Autrey Betts Chair in Education and Human Development, has been named University Professor of Human and Organizational Development and University Professor of Health Policy.

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National student research symposium brings undergrads from across country to campus

Aug. 9, 2019—More than 150 undergraduates from across the nation who participated in the Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy presented at the program’s 17th annual student research symposium on Aug. 1.

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Annual Simple Beginnings ceremony and reception Aug. 30

Aug. 9, 2019—The Office of Biomedical Research Education and Training will hold its annual Simple Beginnings lab coat ceremony on Friday, Aug. 30.

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Williams, Wilkins among Academy for Women of Achievement honorees

Jul. 26, 2019—Two Vanderbilt leaders—Gail Williams and Consuelo Wilkins—will be inducted into the Academy for Women of Achievement.

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Hand-held robot points to less invasive prostate surgery

Jul. 18, 2019—Vanderbilt collaborators focused on minimally invasive prostate surgery are developing an endoscopic robotic system with two-handed dexterity at a much smaller scale than existing options.

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Rasmussen named Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar

Jul. 18, 2019—Megan Rasmussen, a Ph.D. student in Cell and Developmental Biology, has been selected as the 2019 Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar.

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Study shows some generics can cost Medicare recipients more than brand-name drugs

Jul. 11, 2019—Medicare Part D enrollees may pay more out of pocket for high-priced specialty generic drugs than their brand-name counterparts, according to new research by health policy experts at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Vanderbilt team shows how stomach bug can trigger cancer

Jul. 11, 2019—Researchers at Vanderbilt University and the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor have obtained the first high-resolution image of a molecular “machine” used by the insidious stomach bug Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) to inject a cancer-causing protein into the stomach lining.

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Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science now accepting nominations through Sept. 30

Jul. 10, 2019—Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science winners are women who have made significant contributions to the science of medicine.

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