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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).

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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
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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