Sep. 25, 2019—Violence is perhaps the greatest public health challenge facing American society today, former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, MD, PhD, said during a lecture at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine last week.
Sep. 19, 2019—Vanderbilt researchers hope to identify factors that may make humans more susceptible to toxicant exposure — specifically the presence of pre-existing inflammatory disease.
Sep. 19, 2019—Advances in genetics are leading to new ways to treat cardiomyopathies — devastating heart muscle disorders that lead to heart failure.
Sep. 19, 2019—To help prevent unauthorized data access, Vanderbilt University Medical Center is requiring employees who use their personal smartphones and digital tablets to conduct VUMC business to enroll in mobile device management by Feb. 1, 2020.
Sep. 12, 2019—At VUMC's High-Risk Surgical Encounter (Hi-RiSE) Clinic, patients at higher risk of developing complications are comprehensively evaluated and interventions are efficiently coordinated and completed in the weeks leading up to surgery.
Sep. 12, 2019—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received $5 million in federal funding to boost the number of nurse practitioners working in rural and underserved communities.
Sep. 12, 2019—Children’s Hospital will allocate funding from a $120,000 grant from Kohl’s to support the child passenger safety initiative — Kohl’s Stay Seat Smart Program.
Sep. 5, 2019—According to a new study, the tiny zebrafish may hold the secret to regenerating damaged retinas in humans.
Sep. 5, 2019—Six Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty have been named fellows by the American Academy of Nursing, American Association of Nurse Practitioners and American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Sep. 4, 2019—Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are partnering with the Dutch biopharmaceutical firm Batavia Biosciences and Nashville-based IDBiologics to bring to the clinic a highly potent Zika virus neutralizing antibody they isolated three years ago.