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Author: Christina Echegaray

Rush testifies before Congress on pandemic’s impact on children

Sep. 27, 2021—Vanderbilt's Meg Rush, MD, MMHC, spoke to several members of Congress recently and painted a vivid picture of the toll the virus has taken on children in Tennessee and at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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People key to Pediatrics’ many successes: Webber

Sep. 23, 2021—Vanderbilt's State of the Department of Pediatrics address highlighted the successes of the past year, recapped the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and described the road ahead.

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Grant creates center for maternal, pediatric precision therapeutics

Sep. 17, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been awarded a five-year, $6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to serve as a center of excellence for Maternal and Pediatric Precision in Therapeutics.

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Children’s Hospital debuts new Reed Family Maternal Fetal Clinic

Sep. 15, 2021—Vanderbilt has opened a state of the art maternal fetal clinic to help expectant parents navigate the difficult decision-making process for babies at risk for or born with birth defects or abnormalities.

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Children’s Hospital to benefit from raffle of new home

Sep. 2, 2021—Middle Tennessee home builder Willow Branch Homes has donated one of their new homes to raffle off in support of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Obese children, young adults at higher risk for thyroid cancer

Aug. 26, 2021—Children and young adults who are obese are at greater risk for malignant thyroid nodules, according to new study from Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Change in respiratory care strategies benefits preterm infants

Jul. 22, 2021—A decade’s worth of data shows that neonatologists are shifting the type of respiratory support they utilize for preterm infants, a move that could lead to improved health outcomes.

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Jaser to lead new Pediatric Psychology division

Jul. 15, 2021—Sarah Jaser, PhD, associate professor of Pediatrics, has been named the inaugural director for the new Division of Pediatric Psychology within the Department of Pediatrics.

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Iroquois Steeplechase’s support of Children’s Hospital rides high

Jun. 29, 2021—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt patient Madeline Heard served as the virtual patient ambassador for the Iroquois Steeplechase on Saturday, June 26.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt earns top honors from U.S. News & World Report

Jun. 15, 2021—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has once again been named a national leader in pediatric health care, earning the distinction as the No. 1 pediatric hospital in Tennessee, and in a new regional ranking, sharing first place in the Southeast Region, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Children’s Hospital rankings.

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Patient of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt first in world to receive new investigational gene editing therapy

Jun. 3, 2021—A 9-year-old patient of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is the first in the world to receive an investigational gene editing therapy for Methylmalonic Acidemia (MMA), a rare genetic disorder diagnosed at birth.

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Warren named director of the Division of Developmental Medicine

Apr. 21, 2021—Zachary Warren, PhD, professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Special Education, has been named director of the Division of Developmental Medicine in the Vanderbilt Department of Pediatrics. His appointment began April 1.

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