Reporter Sept 29 2017

Conference explores facts of pediatric allergic diseases

Pediatric allergic diseases — food, drug, seasonal allergies — and anaphylaxis, a potentially life threatening allergic reaction, are on the rise and researchers are working furiously to understand, prevent and treat these conditions.

VICC investigators land support from Komen Foundation

Three breast cancer investigators from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) have been awarded research grants from Susan G. Komen, a nonprofit foundation devoted to supporting cancer research, community health outreach, advocacy and public policy initiatives.

Kilkelly named chief of Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology

Jill Kilkelly, M.D., has been named chief of the Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology after serving as interim chief since November 2016.

New Women’s Health clinic focuses on PCOS

A new clinic aimed at helping women with one of the most common hormone disorders recently opened at the Center for Women’s Health at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks.

No appointment necessary

Vanderbilt University Medical Center officials cut the ribbon at the Sept. 21 open house celebrating Vanderbilt Health’s new Bellevue Walk-In Clinic.

Greater Nashville Heart Walk set for Saturday, Oct. 14

The 2017 Greater Nashville Heart Walk hits the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) campus on Saturday, Oct. 14.

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