Author: Craig Boerner
Nov. 3, 2022—A new study shows engaging infants with a song provides a readymade means for supporting social development and interaction.
Oct. 20, 2022—Vanderbilt is the only place in the world that has an implantable bilateral pacemaker that can stimulate opening of both vocal folds in patients with bilateral vocal fold paralysis, allowing them to both breathe and speak.
Oct. 18, 2022—A Vanderbilt patient with idiopathic generalized epilepsy is now the first to receive neuromodular stimulation of the brain to see if it can help with seizures.
Oct. 13, 2022—A genomic study of musicality conducted by Vanderbilt researchers identified 69 genetic variants associated with beat synchronization, meaning the ability to move in synchrony with the beat of music.
Oct. 6, 2022—Vanderbilt researchers are studying the impact of sharing audio recordings of their visits with older adults who have diabetes.
Oct. 6, 2022—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital has added an epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU), with a neurologist onsite seeing patients in the hospital.
Sep. 22, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is partnering with 11 institutions on a $14 million NIH-funded project that aims to establish voice as a biomarker used in clinical care.
Sep. 8, 2022—A Vanderbilt study is testing drugs that provide a targeted fluorescent dye that clings to and illuminates cancer.
Aug. 17, 2022—A generous donation is leading to the Hassell Franklin Lectureship for the Division of Urologic Oncology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Aug. 16, 2022—Paul Sternberg Jr., MD, is stepping down from his role as chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and director of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute, effective June 30, 2023.
Aug. 10, 2022—A new special publication from the National Academy of Medicine spotlights the opportunity to leverage lessons learned from the pandemic to transform health, health care and health delivery in the United States.