Monthly Archives: February 2011

Cell Phones and Brain Changes: More on Nora Volkow

from Wayne Wood: A major study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association indicates that cell phone use, because of the proximity of the antenna by the side of the head, can cause subtle changes to the brain. … Continue reading

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2011 Pet Poll Winners!

from Wayne Wood: The winners of the 2011 House Organ Pet Poll, conducted in conjunction with the annual “Pets of Vanderbilt” issue, are in after voting closed at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17.The winner in the Dog category was … Continue reading

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Readers who care

from Wayne Wood: The new edition of Vanderbilt Medicine, edited by Kathy Whitney,  has a story by Nancy Humphrey on a rare and terrible disease called fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP), which, as Nancy says in her story, replaces “soft tissue … Continue reading

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Pets!

from Wayne Wood: The annual Pets of Vanderbilt issue of the employee magazine House Organ is out. There were almost 1,000 individual emails with photographs submitted for the pets issue and for the calendar contest that we conduct at the … Continue reading

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New site: Research at Vanderbilt

from Wayne Wood: We launched a new research news site today, Research at Vanderbilt.We like it.Take a look at the site : http://ow.ly/3Oo2DAnd here’s a news release about the site: http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2011/02/research-news/

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