Paul Govern

Alzheimer’s genetic risk tracked across sex, race

A Vanderbilt study of genetic risks for cognitive impairment later in life uses data from 32,426 research participants ages 60 and older to elaborate these risks across sex and across the intersection of sex and race.

VUMC emergency departments offer patient self-registration

Three emergency departments on Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s main campus launched patient self-registration via mobile device and the VUMC electronic patient portal, My Health at Vanderbilt

Novel treatments for fake patients

A customizable framework uses simulated patients to distinguish effects of a new treatment from “learning effects” for clinicians; it should help identify training opportunities and hasten treatment improvements.

Nashville Sounds ticket proceeds from July 22 game to benefit local patient and family support group for people with Tourette syndrome 

VUMC patient portal welcomes millionth user

Embí to help steer national AI code of conduct initiative

Vanderbilt’s Peter Embí, MD, MS, has been named to a National Academy of Medicine committee working to produce a code of conduct for the development and use of artificial intelligence in health, medical care and health research.

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