COVID-19 battle begins in the nose

A high upper airway concentration of the virus that causes COVID-19 was associated with changes in gene expression that could impact disease progression, Vanderbilt researchers discovered.

Seven from VUMC among most highly cited researchers

Seven Vanderbilt faculty members have made this year’s list of scientists whose papers have been cited most frequently by other researchers.

Study explores impact of COVID-19 on children

“Ultra-potent” antibody against COVID-19 variants isolated at VUMC

A technology developed at Vanderbilt has led to the discovery of an “ultra-potent” monoclonal antibody against multiple variants of SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, including the delta variant.

The nurse was afraid her patient would die. She wrote her experience in a story that was shared by NPR.

Sue Perron, a Vanderbilt intensive care nurse, told the story of the patient with COVID she called the Butterfly Man

Mid adult African American female pediatrician uses a tongue depressor to look at her young Filipino patient's throat.

Pediatricians see spike in RSV cases, urge parents to be on lookout for symptoms

“We are seeing a spike in respiratory illnesses, especially RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) and parainfluenza, which cause croup and bronchiolitis in young children and flu-like symptoms in older children and adults,” said James Antoon, MD, PhD, FAAP, assistant professor of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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