Author: Leigh MacMillan
Jan. 13, 2023—A Vanderbilt study found that targeting iron metabolism in immune system cells may offer a new approach for treating systemic lupus erythematosus — the most common form of the chronic autoimmune disease lupus.
Jan. 12, 2023—A multidisciplinary team led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigator Alexander Bick, MD, PhD, has been awarded a $2 million, four-year grant to study inflammation at the single-cell level in the rare disease RUNX1-FPD.
Jan. 5, 2023—Vanderbilt investigators have discovered that vasopressin, which has long been thought to be produced only in the brain, is also produced in the kidney.
Dec. 15, 2022—Vanderbilt investigators have discovered a molecular mechanism that promotes chronic kidney disease following kidney injury.
Dec. 8, 2022—Vanderbilt researchers have developed a framework for the analysis of multiancestry, large-scale genomic studies across multiple biobanks.
Nov. 29, 2022—The radiology order entry system in eStar will be updated to allow providers to choose from four options — based on a patient’s medical needs — when requesting studies for hospitalized and emergency department patients. The update is scheduled to go live on Jan. 11, 2023.