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Vanderbilt University Medical Center Archives

Construction blasting planned for next three weeks

Nov. 5, 2015—The contractor for the new Village 21 project at the corner of Wedgewood Avenue and 21st Avenue S. will be blasting Monday through Friday this week and for the following two weeks.

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New class of DNA repair enzyme discovered

Oct. 29, 2015—A new class of DNA repair enzyme has been discovered which demonstrates that a much broader range of damage can be removed from the double helix in ways that biologists did not think were possible.

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Two Ebola Survivors’ Blood Could Help Vanderbilt Researchers Find A Treatment

Oct. 19, 2015—Vanderbilt researchers could be one step closer to finding a way to fight the deadly Ebola virus – thanks to two Ebola victims from Nigeria, who faced death and survived. Vanderbilt researchers developed a unique method of isolating potent Ebola-fighting antibodies from survivors’ blood and they believe these newest potent antibody samples are an important...

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Celebrate Cancer Survivors Day Nov. 1

Oct. 8, 2015—Vanderbilt Cancer Survivors Day is Nov. 1 and features musical guest Soul Incision.

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New VUMC messages hit airwaves this week

Oct. 6, 2015—Television viewers in Middle Tennessee will begin to see new messages from Vanderbilt University Medical Center this week that build upon the “Promise of Discovery” theme to describe the Medical Center's work and mission.

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VUMC wins Spring 2015 Digital Health Awards

Oct. 1, 2015—VUMC's Strategic Marketing Department has received multiple awards in the 17th annual Digital Health Awards program.

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Pilot and feasibility grants for diabetes and obesity research announced

Sep. 15, 2015—The application deadline for all three types of pilot and feasibility grants is Jan.15, 2016.

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Governing board for Vanderbilt University Medical Center named

Sep. 14, 2015—The Vanderbilt University Board of Trust has elected the members of the governing board for Vanderbilt University Medical Center. This independent board will immediately begin planning for VUMC to operate as a separate entity and will govern the Medical Center once its financial and administrative transition from the university is complete.

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VUCast: Engineers help dog walk, caving for clues, and students on the run!

Sep. 10, 2015—In the latest VUCast: See a rescue dog walk again, thanks to Vanderbilt engineering students; learn what we found when we followed climate researchers underground; and the Class of 2019 runs for the Commodores! Watch now.

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Vanderbilt researchers promise #WeWillNotGiveUp until diseases are cured!

Aug. 17, 2015—In the latest VUCast: Learn how researchers behind a life-saving social media campaign are promising #WeWillNotGiveUp; find out how your brain "sees" in the dark; and hear about the No. 1 ranking that's making Vanderbilt students happy. Watch now!

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Vanderbilt LifeFlight debuts new airplane

Jul. 23, 2015—Vanderbilt LifeFlight is adding a new airplane that will provide emergency medical transportation for infants, children and adults located anywhere in the United States.

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VUMC ranked among nation’s elite by ‘U.S. News & World Report’

Jul. 21, 2015—"U.S. News & World Report" has again named Vanderbilt University Medical Center among the premier specialty care providers in the nation, as well as the No. 1 hospital in the Metro Nashville area and the top hospital in Tennessee.

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