Department of Pediatrics Archives
Nov. 14, 2019—When Kim Shrader and her husband, Wayne, adopted their son, Riley, six years ago, they knew he had a rare, genetic disorder that would require medical interventions.
Nov. 14, 2019—Antiviral immunity, obesity and pulmonary fibrosis will be discussed by three Vanderbilt University researchers during a Cutting-Edge Discovery Lecture on Nov. 21. The lecture will begin at 4 p.m. in 208 Light Hall.
Nov. 14, 2019—Vanderbilt's Kathryn Edwards, MD, is the recipient of the 2020 John Howland Award, the highest honor given by the American Pediatric Society (APS).
Nov. 6, 2019—The use of acid reducers among children is on the rise and so are potential side effects, which is sparking concern according to a recent study.
Oct. 24, 2019—Vanderbilt's Alex Diamond, DO, MPH, has been named to the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Sports Medicine Advisory Committee.
Oct. 3, 2019—Rapid blood culture diagnostics for patients with bacterial bloodstream infections delivered final results in 12 hours versus the two to three days required for conventional testing.
Oct. 3, 2019—For patients in pediatric intensive care who are at high risk for acute kidney injury (AKI), giving clinicians automated decision support during the electronic order entry process increased the rate of blood testing for AKI by 9%.
Oct. 3, 2019—An observational study using medical record information from nearly 50,000 U.S. military veterans sheds new light on which drugs are best for patients with Type 2 diabetes and one of its common complications, kidney disease.