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Help influence Nashville’s future: Take the Nashville Community Health + Well-being Survey

Nov. 7, 2018—Are you a resident of Davidson County? If yes, you may have received the Nashville Community Health + Well-Being Survey in your mailbox. If you did receive it, please take it! Your answers will help nonprofits, businesses, government organizations and others better understand and serve the needs of our community.

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MEGAMicrobe event to explore world of microbes Oct. 27

Oct. 12, 2018—Curious children of all ages are invited to explore the world of microbes — microscopic bugs — during a free hands-on event 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Martin Professional Development Center next to Nashville’s Eakin Elementary School at 2400 Fairfax Ave.

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Gordon receives NIH award for music and speech research

Oct. 3, 2018—Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology Reyna Gordon has received a National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award of $2.3 million for her project, “Biomarkers of Rhythmic Communication: Integrating Foundational and Translational Approaches.”

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Volunteers needed for Flulapalooza Sept. 26

Sep. 6, 2018—Volunteers are needed for Flulapalooza—for clinical and non-clinical staff as vaccinators, vaccinator helpers, documenters and for help with patient flow.

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Mars, Kissinger, jazz among rich topics for Vanderbilt Osher fall term

Aug. 17, 2018—The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt will offer fall classes about life on Mars, the 2018 midterms, American gun culture, and an Oz Arts production on human connections to the environment.

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‘An Aging and Healthy Brain Symposium and Community Dinner’

Aug. 14, 2018—The Center for Cognitive Medicine at Vanderbilt Univerity Medical Center presents, 'An Aging and Healthy Brain Symposium & Community Dinner' on Aug. 22.

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ApoE4 Alzheimer’s Gene Screening on Aug. 3

Aug. 1, 2018—The Center for Cognitive Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in partnership with the Generation Program will be offering ApoE4 Alzheimer’s Gene Screening on Friday, August 3.

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Grant to develop method of measuring medical trust in African American men

Jul. 20, 2018—Vanderbilt researchers have received a two-year, $250,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to develop a new way to measure trust in African American men as it relates to health care.

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An unlikely spot in Lincoln Center acknowledges Rockefeller support of Vanderbilt

Jun. 25, 2018—The only public acknowledgement of the Rockefeller family's financial support of Vanderbilt is found in an unlikely venue: the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City. Read more from this story in the latest issue of 'Vanderbilt Magazine.'

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Dockless bike-sharing pilot continues through summer; preferred pricing available for VU, VUMC

Apr. 25, 2018—Vanderbilt's six-month dockless bike-share pilot enters a new phase this Friday, marking the end of the first month of the launch designed to bolster the university's mobility and transportation strategy.

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GetPreCiSe Center’s annual workshop features top genomic privacy researchers April 30

Apr. 20, 2018—The Center for Genetic Privacy and Identity in Community Settings (GetPreCiSe) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center has set its annual workshop exploring privacy and genomics for April 30.

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NIH requests comments on proposed animal-welfare regulatory changes for laboratories

Mar. 23, 2018—The National Institutes of Health’s Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare has issued a Request For Information inviting researchers and other individuals to comment on proposed approaches to reducing regulatory burden with respect to the use of laboratory animals.

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