Author: Jessica Pasley
May. 18, 2017—Sophoclis Alexopoulos, M.D., has been named chief of Vanderbilt’s Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation.
May. 4, 2017—Kevin Osteen, Ph.D., Pierre Soupart Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology, and his team at the Women’s Reproductive Health Research Center have developed a three-dimensional organ-on-a-chip cell model that mimics the endometrial lining of the uterus in an effort to test therapeutic interventions for reproductive diseases.
Apr. 27, 2017—The first large study to report that HIV-infected people have a significantly higher risk of heart failure in the antiretroviral therapy era has been published in JAMA Cardiology.
Apr. 13, 2017—The white nylon flag unfurled every year during the annual Donate Life Flag-raising Ceremony at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) extols a significant message.
Apr. 6, 2017—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently launched a chapter of Project ADAM (Automated Defibrillators in Adam’s Memory), a national organization committed to preventing sudden cardiac arrest in children and teens through education and life-saving programs.
Mar. 16, 2017—“Today I will be happier than a bird with a french fry” reads a sign next to the door as you exit Stacy Jones’ office on the 8th floor of Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital (VUAH). As a social worker on the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) at Vanderbilt, the sign’s wording fits Jones’ personality.
Mar. 16, 2017—Deonna Moore, MSN, ACNP-BC, was recently named the Advanced Transplant Provider of the Year by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.
Mar. 9, 2017—The latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention update recommending that women who are pregnant or could become pregnant abstain from alcohol use prompted a Vanderbilt professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and her team to explore the patterns of alcohol use in early pregnancy.