Jun. 9, 2021—As announced last month, COVID-19 vaccinations will be required for all members of the Vanderbilt University community for the 2021–22 academic year. The university is sharing additional guidance about this requirement.
University will host free walk-up COVID-19 vaccine clinics for faculty, staff and postdoctoral fellows
Jun. 2, 2021—Vanderbilt Occupational Health will host no-cost walk-up COVID-19 vaccine clinics starting in early June for university-employed faculty, staff and postdoctoral fellows. Vanderbilt recently announced that all university-employed faculty, staff and postdocs are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the 2021–22 academic year.
May. 25, 2021—Following revised CDC recommendations indicating that fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks or physically distance, Vanderbilt University today announced it is modifying many COVID-19 protocols surrounding masking, gathering size, off-campus activities and campus visits. Additionally, the university will require all Vanderbilt University–employed faculty, staff and postdoctoral fellows to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the 2021–22 academic school year. The deadline for faculty, staff and postdocs to submit...
May. 24, 2021—After the FDA emergency authorization approval of the Pfizer vaccine for 12–15-year-olds, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has begun offering vaccine appointments for children and teenagers meeting the state criteria.
Mar. 30, 2021—Behavioral science research from Jennifer Trueblood, associate professor of psychology, identifies the best way to convince people to get vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2.
Dec. 10, 2020—The isolation of human monoclonal antibodies against dangerous viruses including EEEV, Hendra and Nipah could offer new ways to treat and prevent these infections.
Nov. 16, 2020—Younger parents were much less likely than older parents to say they planned to vaccinate their children and themselves against COVID-19.
Sep. 22, 2020—Understanding immunity generated by smallpox vaccine may hold lessons for COVID-19 vaccine development.
Jul. 14, 2020—An experimental coronavirus vaccine stimulated robust immune responses against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and raised no serious safety concerns in an early-stage clinical trial.
Nov. 14, 2019—Understanding how RSV is transmitted, which strains dominate and how new strains emerge around the globe will guide better vaccine and anti-viral drug design.
Jun. 8, 2018—Common sequences of antibodies against HIV may be key to developing a successful vaccine strategy for the virus.
May. 21, 2018—A new Vanderbilt study suggests it may be possible to develop antibody therapies or a universal vaccine effective against multiple Ebola virus family members.