News Releases

Recent and archived press releases with clinical and research news

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt begins treating patients with novel gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt’s Jonathan Soslow, MD, and Bryan Burnette, MD, recently began treating patients with a novel gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

AI aids efforts to cut nuisance alerts for health care teams: study

A new study from Vanderbilt University Medical Center demonstrates the promise of artificial intelligence to help refine and target the myriad computerized alerts intended to assist doctors and other team members in day-to-day clinical decision-making.

VUMC part of major step to achieving precision medicine

An analysis of genomic data from nearly 250,000 participants in the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program has identified more than 275 million previously unreported genetic variations, nearly 4 million of which have potential health consequences.

Education, bullying, mental health, school gun violence top list of parental concerns for their children: poll

The latest results from an annual poll of Tennessee parents from the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy again show education and school quality is the leading concern parents have for their children for the third consecutive year.

Vanderbilt performs its first pediatric living donor liver transplant

Young Cameron Campbell recently became the first pediatric patient to receive a living donor liver transplant at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Long-term follow-up pinpoints side effects of treatments for prostate cancer patients

A 10-year follow up study of nearly 2,500 U.S. men who received prostate cancer treatment will help inform decision making in terms of treatments and side effects for a diverse population.

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