July 10, 2024

How much water should you drink in hot weather? What should you do if you think your child has autism? What does gut bacteria have to do with weight gain? — plus other news stories with VUMC sources

Time magazine reporter Jamie Serrano interviewed Ashley Karpinos, MD, associate professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, for a story about how much water to drink in the heat.

William Schaffner, MD, professor of Preventive Medicine, continues to give interviews recently about the summer surge in COVID cases. Among the outlets: Health, NBC News, USA Today, and ABC News.

Matthew Schrag, MD, assistant professor of Neurology, was quoted in a New York Times opinion piece, “All the Alzheimer’s Research We Didn’t Do,” by Charles Piller.

A Tennessean piece, “How VUMC put Nashville on the map for transplant innovation: ‘The Vanderbilt decade’” highlights innovations in VUMC Transplant Center that save lives and provide leadership for transplant programs worldwide. Anhish Shah, MD, chair of the Department of Cardiac Surgery, was quoted in the story.

Linda Carrollwith NBC News interviewed Mariana Bedoya, MD, assistant professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Allergy, Immunology, Pulmonary Medicine at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, for a story on gut bacteria and weight gain.

Christine Lovly, MD, PhD, Ingram Associate Professor of Cancer Research, was quoted in a Healio story about new treatments for lymphoma, lung cancer and urothelial cancer.

Stacie Dusetzina, PhD, professor of Health Policy, was quoted by Time magazine in a story about what patients can do if they can’t afford their medications.

Amy Weitlauf, PhD, associate professor of Pediatrics, was quoted in a Forbes story headlined, “What should you do if you think your child has autism?”