Latest Vanderbilt University Medical Center Stories

2008-09-05 09:00:09

Sprint plans to increase wireless connectivity at the Vanderbilt University and Medical Center by upgrading the university's existing communication system, including additional network coverage on both the Nationwide Sprint Network and the Nextel National Network covering eight buildings on the campus.

2008-09-03 12:00:08

Students, faculty, staff and visitors at Vanderbilt University and Medical Center (VUMC) will now have additional wireless connectivity on campus.

2008-07-30 18:00:54

Vanderbilt Medical Center, the birthplace of technology commercialized by Informatics Corporation of America (ICA; www.icainformatics.com), has been named to the honor roll of America's best hospitals and ranked 15th overall in the survey published in U.S. News and World Report (7/21-28/08).

2008-02-25 09:35:00

A technique that specifically “tags” tumors responding to chemotherapy may offer a new strategy for determining a cancer treatment’s effectiveness within days of starting treatment.

2007-12-05 18:00:12

LYON, France, Dec. 5, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- EDAP TMS S.A. (Nasdaq:EDAP), the global leader in High Intensity Focused Ultrasound treatment of prostate cancer, announced the launch of Ablatherm HIFU treatments at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

2005-10-28 13:41:22

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is enrolling volunteers in a study to test a new vaccine that targets avian flu, the first such vaccine against the virus. The Vanderbilt trial, led by Kathryn Edwards, M.D., will test the new vaccine in nearly 100 individuals 65 years of age and over. It is the second phase of a national study led by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

2005-09-29 21:49:29

A new weapon in the battle against HIV may come from an unusual source -- a small tropical frog.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).