Resources at Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Other resources at Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center:

  • Best Buddies (Vanderbilt Chapter)

    Vanderbilt University's Best Buddies chapter.

  • Biomedical Research Education and Training (BRET)

    The office of Biomedical Research Education and Training (BRET) is responsible for furthering the educational and career goals of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the Vanderbilt Medical Center.

  • Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society

    The mission of the Center is to provide leadership in education, research, and clinical service at VUMC concerning the ethical, legal, and social dimensions of medicine, health care, and health policy. The Center is committed to multi-disciplinary exploration of the individual and social values, cultural dynamics, and legal and professional standards that characterize and influence clinical practice and biomedical research. The Center aims to be a catalyst for collaboration in teaching, research, and practice at Vanderbilt and to contribute to scholarship and policy making from the local to the international level.

  • Center for Human Genetics (CHGR)

    Several CHGR projects are aimed at examining the genetics of autism spectrum disorders.

  • Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience

    The CICN sustains programs of research to elucidate how normal and abnormal behavior and cognition arise from the function of the brain.

  • Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL)

    The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) is a national resource center for disseminating research and evidence-based practices to early childhood programs across the country.

  • Department of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt

    The Department of Pediatrics is associated with some of the finest institutions in the country for the diagnosis and treatment of children. The department is housed within the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, enabling a true synergy between the teaching faculty, house staff and the patients they treat.

  • Developmental Medicine

    provide interdisciplinary screening, medical evaluation and treatment, and psychological testing and therapy for children (birth to 18 years) with a wide variety of developmental concerns, including developmental delay, cognitive impairment and intellectual disabilities, autism, cerebral palsy, and ADHD and other behavioral problems.

  • Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Disability Services

    The EAD carries out its mission by continuously developing, implementing, evaluating and revising action-oriented programs aimed at promoting and valuing equity and diversity in the university's faculty, staff, and student body. The EAD's core values include equity, diversity, inclusiveness, accessibility and accommodation, all of which represent the spirit and purpose of the EAD.

  • Habilitation and Rehabilitation Services

    Provides assessment, consultation, and care for children and adolescents who require habilitation and rehabilitation services. Provides medical, therapeutic, and support services for children in both the inpatient and outpatient environment.

  • IRIS Center

    Funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), the IRIS Center develops training enhancement materials to be used by faculty and professional development providers for the preparation of current and future school personnel.

  • Junior League Family Resource Center

    The family information headquarters at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Well-trained, understanding staff work closely with families and health care professionals to provide information to help families understand a child's medical condition and about community agencies and support programs.

  • Marino Autism Research Institute (MARI)

    A joint partnership with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) and the University of Miami Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD). MARI was established by The Dan Marino Foundation in January 2006 with a generous pledge of $1.2 million over 3 years.

  • Meharry Vanderbilt Alliance

    Brings together the strengths of Vanderbilt University and Meharry Medical College to learn from each other for the benefit of student education, patient care, and research progress.

  • Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

    Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt was recognized as one of the premier children’s hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and Parents magazine.

  • Tennessee Deaf-Blind Project

    A federally funded program designed to equip families, educators, and other professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to improve outcomes for individuals from birth through age twenty-one who have both vision and hearing impairments.

  • Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center for Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences

    Dedicated to serving persons with diseases of the ear, nose, throat, head and neck, and hearing, speech, language and related disorders (including autism spectrum disorders).

  • Vanderbilt Brain Institute

    The Vanderbilt Brain Institute (VBI) was founded in 1999 as a transinstitutional entity to oversee and facilitate the extensive neuroscience-related endeavors carried out at Vanderbilt University. As such, the primary missions of the VBI are to promote research, education and training in the brain-related disciplines at Vanderbilt, with the stated goal of fostering excellence in each if these arenas.

  • Vanderbilt Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody
    The Vanderbilt Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody (COE) is part of a statewide network funded under an agreement with the State of Tennessee to improve the public health by enhancing the quality of services provided to children in or at-risk of entering the Tennessee child welfare or juvenile justice systems.

  • Vanderbilt Initiative for Autism, Innovation, and the Workforce

    This trans-institutional program is a collaboration of engineering, scientists, disability researchers, and business scholars together with employers in Nashville and beyond and leading autism-related organizations.

  • Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth

    Seeks to identify and aid academically talented youth from diverse educational, racial, and economic backgrounds by providing academic enrichment and challenge, while fostering balance and healthfulness in their lives.

  • Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science

    The Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science aims to support and integrate advances in physics, engineering, chemistry, computing, and other basic sciences for the development and application of new and enhanced imaging techniques to address problems and stimulate new research directions in biology and medicine, in health and disease.

  • Vanderbilt University Web Communications - Social Media Handbook

    The Vanderbilt Universty Web Communications Social Media Handbook provides project owners and University developers with resources for social media policies, guidelines, and best practices.

  • Vanderbilt University's Department of Special Education

    Ranked as a top-tier special education program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for more than a decade, the department has long been a leader both in research and practice. The department ranks first in scholarly production among other departments at research universities in the United States, according to a new report by Academic Analytics.

  • Vanderbilt Vision Research Center

    The Vanderbilt Vision Research Center (VVRC) promotes research and training on a wide range of problems in vision science including visually guided behavior and cognition, neural processes underlying visually guided behavior, comparative anatomy and physiology of visual systems, development and plasticity of the visual systems molecular mechanisms in the eye, diagnosis and treatment of vision disorders, and machine vision.

  • VUMC FIND Grants: Foundation Initiatives Database

    FIND Grants is the Foundation INitiatives Database of the Development for Biomedical Research program to help Vanderbilt Medical Center faculty, clinicians and scientists identify and obtain non-federal funding and honorific prizes. It contains over $100 million in grants and prizes and is undergoing continual expansion as newly identified opportunities are added.