Leigh MacMillan

Sara Horst, MD, MPH

Horst takes on new roles in advancing digital health

Sara Horst, MD, MPH, has been named associate vice chair for Digital Health Operations for Vanderbilt’s Department of Medicine and assistant chief for Clinical Informatics for the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.

A Vanderbilt study shows that reducing consumption of simple sugars helped improve gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Study finds that reducing intake of simple sugars improves GERD

A Vanderbilt study found that reducing dietary carbohydrates improved both symptoms and objective measurements of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in a randomized controlled trial.

Policy, resources crucial for lung cancer screening: study

Vanderbilt reseach shows that resources for lung cancer screening programs increased the number of veterans screened.

Diagnostic biomarker for bone disorder

A urine chemical performs better as a diagnostic biomarker for the soft bone disease hypophosphatasia than other laboratory measures, Vanderbilt researchers have demonstrated.

Gender differences with bladder pain

Gender differences in the pain experiences and treatment needs of people with a urologic pain syndrome could be used to improve interventions, Vanderbilt researchers report.

Nerve cells and cancer progression

Immature nerves and neural precursor cells increase in density as a type of premalignant tumor in the pancreas progresses to invasive disease, suggesting that blocking these cells may arrest malignant progression.

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