Reporter July 20 2018

Nominations sought for upcoming Hidden VUMC Figures event

On Oct. 29, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Vanderbilt University Medical Center Human Resources will present the second Hidden VUMC Figures event in 208 Light Hall.

Telemedicine clinic for kidney transplant screening debuts

With the opening of a pre-transplant kidney evaluation clinic in Jackson, Tennessee, the Vanderbilt Transplant Center is joining a range of other clinical programs participating in telemedicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Team finds potent antibodies against three Ebola viruses

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and their colleagues are a step closer to developing a broadly effective antibody treatment against the three major Ebola viruses that cause lethal disease in humans.

Children’s Hospital to get dedicated facility dog

Mars Petcare and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt announced July 18 a new collaboration to create the Mars Petcare Pet Therapy Fund to support a dedicated facility dog and staff position at Children’s Hospital with a goal of showing how pet visits improve the health of patients — thus getting them home faster.

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VUMC Diagnostic Laboratories expand, improve services

Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Diagnostic Laboratories continue to expand in-house services in order to more efficiently diagnose and treat patients. A recent survey indicates clinicians’ overall satisfaction with the efforts.

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