Reporter May 12 2023

Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute patient Tony Conaway with his wife, Kim.

100th patient receives ambulatory heart failure device

New implantable device helps heart failure patients monitor crucial health indicators remotely, reducing the need for hospital visits.

Procedure uses patient’s own growth to treat scoliosis

Vanderbilt pediatric orthopaedic surgeons are the first in Tennessee to perform an innovative procedure to treat scoliosis that uses the patient’s own growth to correct the curve.

Bauml, Wright land eStar Physician Builder Awards

Vanderbilt radiologist and clinical informatics fellow Julie Bauml, MD, and internal medicine specialist Aileen Wright, MD, have received 2023 Physician Builder Awards.  

Genomic analysis of SCLC tumors reveals subtypes, offers cues toward personalized treatments

The largest genomic analysis ever conducted of small cell lung cancer tumors (SCLC) has identified genetic subtypes and provided insights into the mechanisms of this aggressive and deadly cancer.

From left, Brandon Williams, MD, and Sarah Ferguson, MPH, with current intern, Abbie Stasior, and program alumna Heather Bumbalough.

VUMC’s Ferguson, Williams recognized by Nashville Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Vanderbilt’s Brandon Williams, MD, and Sarah Ferguson, MPH, RDN, LDN, were recently recognized by the Nashville Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (NAND) for their achievements in the field.

Coronado receives ACTS early-career research award

Rogelio Coronado, PT, MPT, PhD, recently received the 2023 ACTS Outstanding Trainee: Early (Faculty) Career Development Award from the Association for Clinical and Translational Science.

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