VUMC offering new minimally invasive emphysema therapy

VUIMC will be the first in the state to offer a minimally invasive, non-surgical alternative for patients with emphysema.

Ancestry impacts smoking risk for lungs

Smoking is more detrimental to lung function in individuals with high proportions of African ancestry.

Minimally invasive therapy eases some pulmonary embolism


Researchers spot Achilles’ heel in respiratory virus

A new viral protein structure could jump-start vaccine development for two leading causes of lower respiratory disease in children and elderly adults.

Supplements don’t help lung injury patients

Supplements did not improve outcomes of patients with acute lung injury.