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Spalluto, Lewis to lead VA lung screening initiative

Jan. 17, 2019—Lucy Spalluto, MD, assistant professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, and Jennifer Lewis, MD, MS, instructor in Medicine, have been selected to co-lead the Veterans Affairs — Partnership to increase Access to Lung Screening (VA-PALS) National Program Evaluation.

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Research explores link between stem cell transplant, diabetes

Jan. 17, 2019—About a decade ago, at the beginning of his career in academic medicine, Brian Engelhardt, MD, MSCI, noticed that many of his patients receiving a stem cell transplant for their blood cancer ended up with diabetes.

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Precision Medicine meet

Jan. 10, 2019—Pictured at the recent 2018 Precision Medicine and Health Disparities Collaborative Annual Meeting are, from left, principal investigators Maria Lima, PhD (Meharry Medical College); Consuelo Wilkins, MD, MSCI (Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance); Nancy Cox, PhD (Vanderbilt); and Roy Weiss, MD, PhD (University of Miami Miller School of Medicine).

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Anesthesiology project set to expand in Africa

Jan. 10, 2019—Following the success of its ImPACT-Kenya (Improving Perioperative Anesthesia Care and Training) project, the Department of Anesthesiology has received another grant to expand into neighboring Ethiopia.

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Seacrest surprise

Jan. 10, 2019—Radio and television host and producer Ryan Seacrest recently made a surprise visit to Seacrest Studio at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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GE Healthcare, Vanderbilt University Medical Center partner for safer, more precise immunotherapy cancer treatment

Jan. 7, 2019—GE Healthcare and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) today announced a five-year partnership to enable safer and more precise cancer immunotherapies.

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Welcome to 2019

Jan. 2, 2019—Say hello to Vanderbilt’s first baby of 2019, Ozlynn-Kay West.

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Holiday cheer

Dec. 20, 2018—Nashville Predators hockey players recently made their annual holiday visit with patients and families at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Sign of the season

Dec. 20, 2018—Santa made a visit to Seacrest Studio at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Tuesday.

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Using a mapping technique to reassess prior Alzheimer’s studies finds ‘powerful,’ improved reproducibility

Dec. 14, 2018—A neurologist is using a mapping analysis in a new study to rethink where symptoms or cognitive processes should show up in the brain. The results are ‘powerful.’

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Office of Continuous Professional Development implementing new software system

Dec. 14, 2018—To expand capabilities for hosting and tracking continuing education credits in the health professions, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Office of Continuous Professional Development (OcPD) is implementing a new software system.

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Wrapping party

Dec. 14, 2018—The Junior League of Nashville held its annual “wrapping party” on Monday, Dec. 10, where volunteers wrapped gifts and toys to be distributed to patients at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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