Reporter March 18 2022

U.S. precision medicine research program releases genomic data

The All of Us Research Program released an initial large batch of genomic data on its cloud-based research platform, the Researcher Workbench, including whole genome sequences of 98,600 research participants and genotype data from 165,200 participants.

VUMC Nursing recently conducted a mock site visit to prepare for the arrival of appraisers as part of the Fourth Magnet Designation process.

Adult clinics prepare for upcoming site visit from Magnet appraisers

Nurses in Vanderbilt Adult Ambulatory Clinics are busy preparing for a site visit from appraisers of the American Nurses Credentialing Center as part of the Fourth Magnet Designation process.

Blood test figures in cancer risk for people with HIV

A Vanderbilt study found that, among adult patients with HIV, those who have lower counts of certain types of blood cells have a markedly higher risk of developing cancer.

Shown here are some of the Ukrainian-bound medical supplies in a VUMC warehouse shortly before they were loaded on a cargo plane.

VUMC donates medical supplies bound for Ukraine

Vanderbilt University Medical Center responded to pleas for help from Ukrainian health officials by donating several tons of medical supplies to be shipped to Ukraine in coming days.

P. Brent Ferrell, MD, is part of a multidisciplinary team studying new approaches to understand and treat cancer.

Ferrell lands Mark Foundation for Cancer Research award

Vanderbilt’s Brent Ferrell, MD, is one of the recipients a 2022 Endeavor Award from the The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research.

Discovery Lecture featuring Sánchez Alvarado returns to in-person format

Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, PhD, executive director and chief scientific officer of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research in Kansas City, Missouri, will discuss tissue regeneration at the next Discovery Lecture, in person on Thursday, March 24 in 208 Light Hall.

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