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Vanderbilt University Medical Center Archives

Improving breast cancer chemo by testing tumors in a dish

Oct. 28, 2014—A team of biomedical engineers has developed a new "tumor-in-a-dish" technology that promises to improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy.

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Capstone app project for MOOC to manage cancer patients’ pain

Oct. 24, 2014—1,165 budding programmers are participating in the university’s first MOOC capstone project – one that will result in a certificate for graduates and better pain management for patients at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Brain surgery through the cheek

Oct. 15, 2014—Vanderbilt engineers have developed a surgical robot designed to perform brain surgery by entering through the cheek instead of the skull.

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Ebola not likely, but VUMC is prepared

Oct. 7, 2014—Armed with a validated and orchestrated plan, Vanderbilt University Medical Center is prepared to safely and effectively treat patients with the bloodborne disease Ebola, should the need arise.

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Alexander’s visit highlights efforts to confront Ebola

Sep. 24, 2014—Don’t panic over Ebola. But don’t ignore it, either. That was the take-home message for U.S. citizens from a “mini-hearing” held by U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., at Vanderbilt University Medical Center on Wednesday with researchers and health officials from Vanderbilt and the State of Tennessee.

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Restoration of Medical Center plaza continues

Sep. 17, 2014—The Vanderbilt University Hospital/Light Hall plaza restoration project, which began in March, is progressing on schedule.

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Help desk, clinical workstation support transitions to Dell Oct. 1

Sep. 2, 2014—Effective Oct. 1, Dell will provide Help Desk and clinical workstation support at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Vanderbilt nurses take first place at Hot Chicken Festival

Aug. 15, 2014—The team of Melissa Morton and Katie Forrester, nurse practitioners for the trauma service at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, tied for first place in the amateur category at the 2014 Music City Hot Chicken Festival.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and student honors, awards and achievements

Aug. 1, 2014—Read about faculty, staff and student honors, awards and achievements.

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Hospital plaza will undergo major restoration

Jul. 17, 2014—After little change since its construction in 1977, one of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s most familiar landmarks, the plaza behind Vanderbilt University Hospital, is getting a major face lift and repair.

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VUMC tops ‘U.S. News’ rankings in Tennessee

Jul. 15, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has once again been named among the nation’s elite providers of specialty care by "U.S. News and World Report" magazine.

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Vanderbilt experts offer tips for safe grilling

Jul. 2, 2014—As the long July Fourth holiday weekend approaches, many outdoor cooking enthusiasts will pull their grills from winter hibernation. Some will be sorry they did.

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