Sara Van Driest Archives
Feb. 7, 2019—Some biomedical researchers may be unsure about routine electronic health record (EHR) data and how useful it ultimately may prove for drawing meaningful, actionable associations that warrant changes to clinical practice and lead to improved clinical outcomes.
Study finds acetaminophen helps reduce acute kidney injury risk in children following cardiac surgery
May. 24, 2018—Children who underwent cardiac surgery were less likely to develop acute kidney injury if they had been treated with acetaminophen in the first 48 hours after their procedures, according to a Vanderbilt study just published in JAMA Pediatrics.
Jan. 25, 2018—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has expanded and relaunched genetic testing to predict patient responses to drugs.
Jul. 27, 2017—Sara Van Driest, M.D., Ph.D., who is developing methods for precision dosing of pediatric medications at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), has received a 2017 Clinical Scientist Development Award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
Jun. 8, 2017—Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have developed a screening tool intended to more quickly identify patients with acute kidney injury (AKI).
Jan. 5, 2016—A genetic test that suggests a patient may be at increased risk for potentially fatal heart rhythms is very often not as ominous as it sounds.