Monthly Archives: June 2010

Down Under Podcast on Personalized Medicine

From Bill Snyder:Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Jeff Balser and Provost Richard McCarty visited the University of Melbourne earlier this year to discuss research collaborations. Dr. Balser gave a seminar on personalized medicine and Dan Roden, Assistant Vice Chancellor for … Continue reading

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The News from Addis Ababa

From Wayne Wood:Our coworker Daniel Dubois and his wife Sarah have just adopted a baby from Ethiopia, and write about it on their blog here.Great reading, wonderful photos.Daniel shows off his son Benjamin:

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The Genome and the Future of Medicine

from Wayne Wood:You may have missed the TV program outlining VUMC’s role in genetics research. Thankfully, there is YouTube:Here’s the introduction from the Vanderbilt Health site:What if a genetic biopsy from your cancer can give away the secrets to killing … Continue reading

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Totally Rad

From Leslie Hast We had totally rad visitors at the Children’s Hospital today! Skateboarders and BMX bike riders from Vans and the Journeys Backyard Barbeque Tour stopped by to see patients and hand out cool posters, hats and keychains. There’s … Continue reading

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Near Perfect Game

from Kathy WhitneyI love a story in which the major character does the right thing. It doesn’t happen often enough, and when it does, it gets my attention and renews my hope in mankind. MLB umpire Jim Joyce did the … Continue reading

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