Author: Kelsey Herbers
Feb. 12, 2020—Beginning this month, researchers from VUMC and the University of Vermont are launching a study to examine whether cognitive changes that occur at menopause for some women are related to an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease.
Feb. 12, 2020—To celebrate the debut of a new primary care clinic and walk-in clinic in Mt. Juliet, Vanderbilt Health will hold an open house on Friday, Feb. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the clinics’ new location.
Feb. 5, 2020—To help aging individuals be more proactive about their memory health, VUMC is offering free memory screenings to anyone age 55 and older.
Jan. 29, 2020—Stimulating neural activity between the amygdala and the nucleus accumbens — a brain region associated with pleasure — impairs social function even though mice find the stimulation rewarding, a new study published by Vanderbilt researchers reports.
Jan. 28, 2020—High levels of protein in a patient’s urine after acute kidney injury is associated with increased risk of kidney disease progression, Vanderbilt researchers report.
Jan. 16, 2020—Vanderbilt Specialty Pharmacy was recently recognized with a 2019 Best Practices Award from the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists.
Jan. 15, 2020—A molecule produced by the brain that activates the same receptors as marijuana is protective against stress by reducing anxiety-causing connections between two brain regions.
Jan. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has launched a new program to support individuals impacted by sexual harassment in the workplace.
Jan. 9, 2020—VUMC is testing an optimized cochlear implant delivery model that offers patients hearing tests, radiologic scans, surgical consultation, device selection and outpatient surgery all on the day of their initial visit.
Dec. 27, 2019—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences has received three new grants from the U.S. Department of Education to train graduate students to work with children with autism and hearing loss.