Bill Snyder

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

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.

VUMC’s James Nichols to lead lab standards institute

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.

Stanford, Essentia Health join VUMC-based clinical research network

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.

Innovations improve the lives of patients with IBD

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.

Stanley E. Graber, MD

Noted hematologist, teacher Stanley Graber dies at 85

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.

An array of ultrasound transducers covering the head focuses an ultrasound beam to a location deep in the brain associated with pain perception (bright spot). (illustration by Thomas Manuel, PhD)

Nonaddictive pain relief system nears clinical trials

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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