Katherine Hartmann

Katherine Hartmann, Sunil Kripalani honored at Translational Research Forum

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD, and Sunil Kripalani, MD, MSc, were honored for their service to translational scientists at Vanderbilt University Medical Center during the Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum.

Hartmann named director of UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD, Vice President for Research Integration for Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named director of the University of Kentucky (UK) Center for Clinical and Translational Science.

Grant helps early-career researchers affected by COVID-19

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received $550,000 from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s (DDCF) COVID-19 Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists.

Fibroids and preterm birth

In a large, prospective study, Vanderbilt researchers found no association between fibroids and any clinical subtype of preterm birth, supporting a reconsideration of the impression that fibroids increase preterm birth risk.

Program helps researchers deal with personal challenges

An innovative program to support Vanderbilt University Medical Center faculty facing substantial caregiving challenges in their personal lives, the Partnership in Actively Retaining Talented Early-career Researchers, or Doris Duke PARTNERS, will receive a $528,000, three-year grant renewal from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

Miscarriage risk increases each week alcohol is used in early pregnancy

Each week a woman consumes alcohol during the first five to 10 weeks of pregnancy is associated with an incremental 8% increase in risk of miscarriage, according to a study published this week by Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers.

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