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Author: Bill Snyder

Comprehensive Care Clinic’s Ruby Gala set for Feb. 10

Jan. 11, 2024—The Vanderbilt Comprehensive Care Clinic, Nashville’s original nonprofit medical home for people living with HIV, will hold its annual Ruby Gala on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024, at Marathon Music Works.

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VUMC’s James Nichols to lead lab standards institute

Jan. 11, 2024—James Nichols, PhD, medical director of Clinical Chemistry and Point-of-Care Testing at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has begun a two-year term as president of the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute.

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Stanford, Essentia Health join VUMC-based clinical research network

Jan. 10, 2024—The STAR Clinical Research Network, based at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), has added two new partners — Essentia Health, a Minnesota-based rural health care system, and Stanford University School of Medicine, one of the country’s leading academic medical centers.

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Innovations improve the lives of patients with IBD

Jan. 9, 2024—Two recent innovations — point-of-care intestinal ultrasound and functional medicine — are improving the lives of patients at the Vanderbilt Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks.

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Noted hematologist, teacher Stanley Graber dies at 85

Dec. 21, 2023—Stanley E. Graber, MD, a retired professor and hematologist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Nashville Veterans Affairs Medical Center, died Dec. 3 in Nashville.

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Nonaddictive pain relief system nears clinical trials

Dec. 20, 2023—Researchers in the Vanderbilt are nearing completion of an ingenious undertaking that may be a highpoint of their careers — a non-addictive alternative for relieving chronic pain.

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Three from VUMC elected to ASCI

Dec. 19, 2023—Three physician scientists from Vanderbilt University Medical Center have been elected this year to membership in the American Society for Clinical Investigation, one of the nation’s oldest and most respected medical honor societies.

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Colorectal cancer ‘cartography’ reveals an avenue to improved immunotherapy

Dec. 11, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers have discovered why most colorectal tumors escape detection and destruction by the body’s immune system.

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Vanderbilt research presented at Cancer Moonshot meet

Dec. 8, 2023—Vanderbilt Colorectal cancer expert Bob Coffey, MD, was recently invited to present his research to representatives of President Joe Biden’s reignited Cancer Moonshot initiative.

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How to get the biggest “bang” for the research “buck”

Dec. 7, 2023—Vanderbilt researchers are developing new methods to maximize what can be learned from clinical trials and cohort studies, while maintaining their rigor and reproducibility.

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Role of immunity in kidney injury hints at a potential therapy: study

Dec. 5, 2023—Targeting the cytokine IL-22 could be a new therapeutic approach to prevent kidney injury caused by drugs or toxins, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.

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Report offers a way to overcome the severe lack of HIV providers

Dec. 4, 2023—In a new report, members of the Southeast AIDS Education and Training Center, which is coordinated by Vanderbilt University Medical Center, offers an innovative approach to increasing the HIV workforce: train all manner of health professionals to care for people with HIV.

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