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  2. Vanderbilt University - Wikipedia

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    Vanderbilt University (informally Vandy or VU) is a private research university in Nashville, Tennessee.Founded in 1873, it was named in honor of shipping and rail magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt, who provided the school its initial $1-million endowment; Vanderbilt hoped that his gift and the greater work of the university would help to heal the sectional wounds inflicted by the Civil War.

  3. List of Vanderbilt University people - Wikipedia

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    Edwin Mims (B.A. 1892, M.A. 1893) – chair of the Vanderbilt University English Department (1912–1942), taught many members of the Fugitives and the Southern Agrarians. Merrill Moore (B.A. 1924) – Ericksonian psychologist, poet, taught neurology at Harvard Medical School, research fellow of the Harvard Psychological Clinic.

  4. Vanderbilt University School of Engineering - Wikipedia

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    The School of Engineering provides undergraduate and graduate education in engineering and the engineering sciences at Vanderbilt University, a major research university located in Nashville, Tennessee. Founded in 1879, the Vanderbilt School of Engineering is the oldest private school of engineering in the American South.

  5. University of Pennsylvania - Wikipedia

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    The University of Pennsylvania(Penn[11]or UPenn[12]) is a privateIvy Leagueresearch universityin Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The university, established as the College of Philadelphia, claims a founding date of 1740[note 1]and is one of the nine colonial collegeschartered prior to the U.S. Declaration of Independence.

  6. SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant - Wikipedia

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    A new BA.1–BA.2 recombinant isolated from the UK in January 2022, dubbed the "XE" recombinant, was found by the WHO to be potentially 10% more transmissible than BA.2, making it about 43% to 76% to more transmissible than BA.1, and making the XE recombinant the most contagious variant identified.

  7. Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt - Wikipedia

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    Research and innovations In 1961, Dr. Mildred Stahlman pioneered the first newborn intensive care unit (NICU) in the country to use monitored respiratory therapy on infants with damaged lungs. On Oct. 31, 1961, a baby girl was born at Vanderbilt hospital two months prematurely and gasping for breath.

  8. COVID-19 pandemic in Tennessee - Wikipedia

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    Additionally, the New England Journal of Medicine reported that prominent country artist and Tennessee resident Dolly Parton helped fund research at VUMC for this vaccine. Parton said she donated $1 million because her friend, Dr. Naji Abumrad of VUMC, informed her that the hospital was making exciting advancements towards a coronavirus cure.

  9. Durham, North Carolina - Wikipedia

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    Durham(/ˈdʌrəm/DURR-əm), also known as the "Bull City",[7]is a cityin and the county seatof Durham County[8]in the U.S. stateof North Carolina. Small portions of the city limits extend into Orange Countyand Wake County.