Bill Snyder

Kaydi Naylor, 4, touches an eastern chain kingsnake at last week’s “MEGAMicrobe Express” community science fair at the Warner Elementary Arts Magnet School in East Nashville.

MEGAMicrobe event shows children that science can be fun

More than 100 children who attended the “MEGAMicrobe Express” community science fair on Sept. 17 at the Warner Elementary Arts Magnet School in East Nashville.

Self named co-principal investigator of Vanderbilt’s Clinical and Translational Science Award

Wesley Self, MD, MPH, a physician-scientist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named co-principal investigator (co-PI) of Vanderbilt’s Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA).  

Medical laboratory scientist Gladys Garrison, MT, MS, loads reagents to prepare DNA samples for analysis in the VUMC Molecular Diagnostics Lab.

Nominations sought for Research Staff Awards

Nominations for the 2022 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Research Staff Awards are now being accepted.

VUMC leads effort to map heart disease-causing genetic variations

Researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Stanford Medicine, the University of Toronto and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston have joined forces to “map” the specific variations in more than 25 key cardiac disease genes that negatively affect heart function.

PheWAS reveals post-COVID-19 diagnoses

Using a high-throughput informatics technique and electronic health records, Vanderbilt researchers found that COVID-19 survivors had an increased risk for more than 40 new diagnoses.

VUMC study will evaluate alternative strategies for administering monkeypox vaccine

Vanderbilt is seeking about 30 healthy adults of diverse backgrounds to participate in a national clinical trial to evaluate alternative strategies for administering the monkeypox vaccine

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