Author: Jill Clendening
Drug trial shows reduced abnormal bone formation in those with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva
Sep. 28, 2023—A Vanderbilt clinical trial evaluating the investigational drug garetosmab has shown that it reduced soft-tissue flare-ups significantly and prevented new areas of abnormal bone formation in patients with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva.
Sep. 27, 2023—The latest Strategic Medical Asset Readiness Training (SMART) rotation, which included 12 members of the United States military, recently came to Vanderbilt University Medical Center to work in clinical areas of the adult hospital.
Sep. 22, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center laboratory employees, their families and many others involved in the ongoing transformation of the Medical Center's laboratories had a first peek at the new 110,000-square-foot core laboratory space during a recent open house.
Sep. 20, 2023—Vanderbilt care surgeons are leading a two-year, multicenter observational study of a minimally invasive technique to control life-threatening blood loss by inserting a balloon inside the aorta to restrict blood flow below the heart.
Sep. 19, 2023—The profound impact of R. Daniel Beauchamp, MD, former chair of the Section of Surgical Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, was deeply evident at a recent symposium highlighting basic research conducted by numerous surgeons and physician-scientists, all of whom were closely associated with the noted physician-scientist.
Sep. 15, 2023—Hundreds of Vanderbilt Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Occupational Therapy clinicians have played a role in saving and restoring the function of patient Dawn Reed’s right arm and hand after a utility terrain vehicle accident.
Aug. 24, 2023—A team of surgeons and biomedical engineers have shown the use of probe-based near infrared autofluorescence technology helps confirm the identification of parathyroid glands during endocrine surgery
Aug. 22, 2023—Beginning Aug. 30, patients can check in for appointments at adult ambulatory clinics at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks using the My Health at Vanderbilt secure patient portal app on their phone or tablet.
Aug. 10, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has just rolled out changes to streamline and better manage messaging between patients and their care providers.
Aug. 8, 2023—A multidisciplinary team at Vanderbilt is working to create a real-time navigational system to decrease residual stone fragments left behind after kidney stone surgery.
Jul. 10, 2023—David Stevenson Jr., PhD, MS, has been named interim chair of the Department of Health Policy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Jul. 10, 2023—Vanderbilt's Maureen Gannon, PhD, received the Paul Lacy Medal Award, the highest honor given by the Midwest Islet Club in recognition of meritorious career achievement in the field of islet biology.