Jun. 27, 2019— by Tom Wilemon The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines that determine which smokers qualify for CT scans exclude significant numbers of African Americans who develop lung cancer, a health disparity that merits modifications to lung cancer screening criteria, according to a study from Vanderbilt researchers. “Among smokers diagnosed with lung cancer, 32%...
Jun. 26, 2019—VUMC receives more than $3.7 million from the American Heart Association to study cardiac arrhythmia and sudden cardiac arrest
Jun. 26, 2019—Last week, the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center co-hosted the 8th Quadrennial Internal Conference on Vestibular Schwannoma and Other CPA (cerebellopontine angle) Tumors in partnership with Mayo Clinic.
Jun. 26, 2019—Biomarkers of DNA methylation, which regulate gene expression, can be a predictor of breast cancer risk.
Jun. 26, 2019—Injury prevention experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt weigh in on state’s newest law banning cellphone use while driving
Jun. 26, 2019—Cataracts are uncommon in babies but when they occur the cloudy lenses must be removed without delay or blindness may result.
Jun. 26, 2019—Is the sense of touch perceived differently in people without autism?
Jun. 20, 2019—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is forming a new Center for Improving the Public’s Health Using Informatics (CIPHI, pronounced “Sci Fi”) to be co-directed by Michael Matheny, MD, MS, MPH, and Melissa McPheeters, PhD, MPH.
Jun. 20, 2019—Patient experience and facilities expansion are the touchstones of the upcoming fiscal year strategy to align Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s growth with financial strength.