Jun. 13, 2019—Armed with $1.2 million in funding from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are searching to understand the cause of a rare airway disease in hopes of developing better treatments.
Jun. 6, 2019—VUMC has joined an international effort to streamline and accelerate development of vaccines and other treatments against a growing worldwide surge of deadly and debilitating viral infections.
Jun. 6, 2019—When Laura McClure-Barnes, MD, learned she needed radiation therapy following surgery for adenoid cystic carcinoma, a rare cancer of the salivary glands, she knew that radiation could damage healthy tissue and bone near the tumor.
Jun. 6, 2019—Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, President and CEO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Dean of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, kicked off the Spring Faculty Meeting by providing a short update of VUSM’s academic endeavors.
Jun. 5, 2019—As Nashville welcomes visitors from around the world to the CMA Fest this week, Vanderbilt LifeFlight officials are urging fans to take necessary precautions to avoid illness and injury.
May. 29, 2019—Children's Hospital acquires pediatric patient simulator to enhance training with other hospitals and EMS providers throughout the state.
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.