May. 29, 2019—Researchers at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center are on a quest to increase health care capacity for adults with autism by bringing quality care into their communities.
May. 22, 2019—A comprehensive, multidisciplinary Prader-Willi Clinic at Vanderbilt is setting standards for the care of patients with the complex genetic disorder.
Van Driest lands young investigator award from the American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
May. 22, 2019—Sara Van Driest, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, recently received the 2019 Leon I. Goldberg Early Investigator Award from the American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.
May. 22, 2019—Gaelyn Garrett, MD, MMHC, was recently inducted as the first female president of the American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society.
May. 16, 2019—More than 300 members of the Canby Robinson Society, the Canby Robinson Legacy Circle and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community joined Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, and his wife, Melinda, last week at Cheekwood Estate and Gardens for a reception celebrating the community of supporters who help VUMC redefine personalized care.
May. 15, 2019—Thanks to a collaborative pharmacy practice agreement between the Transplant Pharmacy and Renal Transplant Clinic, physicians are spending less time authorizing prescriptions and more time with patients.
May. 15, 2019—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, executive leaders, community partners and Patient and Family Advisory Council members gathered last week for a 1.5-day workshop focused on integrating behavioral health care across the institution.
May. 9, 2019—VUIIS has partnered with the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery to scan and create replicas of ancient Mesoamerican artifacts for a hands-on experience in the gallery’s upcoming exhibition.
May. 9, 2019—A new program at Vanderbilt will help researchers determine more precisely how genetic variations contribute to disease and what potentially can be done to put them right.
May. 8, 2019—In 1979, Patsy Williams and her brother, Barry Ford, made a decision that has given her many more years of life. Ford gave Williams his kidney at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. They recently gathered for a luncheon to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Williams' transplant, along with dozens of their closest friends and family. She is thought to have lived longer with her transplant than anyone else who received one at Vanderbilt.