Reporter Jan 18 2013

New view of DNA processing ‘hub’

Structural studies reveal a new framework for understanding a central player in DNA processing.

HDL cholesterol impaired in kidney disease

HDL cholesterol is impaired in patients with chronic kidney disease – and may increase their cardiovascular disease risk.

Seeing light receptor’s interactions

Understanding how the main receptor for light interacts with other signaling molecules may inform new pharmaceutical development.

Affiliation links VU, West Tennessee Healthcare

Leaders with West Tennessee Healthcare (WTH) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center announced an affiliation agreement that will expand the scope of health care services in West Tennessee Healthcare’s service area.

This was not a drill

The movie theater at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt was one of three areas turned into a temporary patient unit to care for dozens of children exposed to carbon monoxide at a Nashville school earlier this week.

Gunshot study inspires violence prevention program

This past fall, 150 sixth graders at Cameron College Prep middle school completed a violence prevention program that was the end result of an idea formed years before in a Vanderbilt University Medical Center operating room.

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