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Grand rounds event highlights Advanced Practice Nursing at Vanderbilt

Jan. 26, 2023—Advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and Vanderbilt University Medical Center leaders gathered in Light Hall recently for the kickoff of the 2023 series of Advanced Practice Grand Rounds, a monthly educational series organized by the Office of Advanced Practice.

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LVAD, medication therapy help patient’s heart recover full function

Jan. 26, 2023—Six months receiving an LVAD at Vanderbilt, Autumn Bowling’s heart fully recovered its function and doctors were able to turn the device off, a rare feat.

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VUMC establishes novel Center for Learning Healthcare

Jan. 26, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has established a first-of-its-kind Center for Learning Healthcare that will bring together clinicians, health system operations leaders and researchers to generate evidence in the course of health care delivery to continuously improve the quality, value and safety of health care offered to patients.

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Vaccine effectiveness research continues to grow

Jan. 26, 2023—Vanderbilt's participation in vaccine effectiveness research continues to grow, with the Medical Center playing critical roles in several networks focused on surveillance of vaccine-preventable respiratory diseases.

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Study to explore COVID’s impact on essential workers

Jan. 26, 2023—Vanderbilt researchers are inviting non-health care essential workers to participate in a study to better understand how they continue to be impacted by COVID-19.

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Nobel laureate Nurse set for year’s first Discovery Lecture

Jan. 26, 2023—Nobel Prize-winning geneticist and cell biologist Sir Paul Nurse, PhD, will be at Vanderbilt Thursday, Feb. 9, to deliver the year's first Discovery Lecture.

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New rotation of military personnel begins in February

Jan. 26, 2023—The next Strategic Medical Asset Readiness Training (SMART) rotation, which includes 10 members the United States military, is coming to Vanderbilt University Medical Center to work in clinical areas of the adult hospital Feb. 7-21.

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Hine to lead DDM, TRIAD outreach and training efforts

Jan. 26, 2023—Jeffrey Hine, PhD, has been named director of Primary Care Outreach and Training for the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC), the VKC Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders and the Division of Developmental Medicine.

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Study finds heart failure risk higher in rural areas

Jan. 25, 2023—A study co-led by Vanderbilt researchers found heart failure risk is 19% higher for adults living in rural areas of the U.S., as compared to urban areas, and 34% higher for Black men living in rural areas.

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Vanderbilt Child Health poll: majority of Tennessee parents worried about school quality, mental health

Jan. 25, 2023—A new poll of Tennessee parents from the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy found that most Tennessee parents placed school quality and child mental health at the top of their list of concerns for their children.

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How arterial “stiffness” may impair cognition

Jan. 24, 2023—New findings from Vanderbilt neurologists suggest that cardiovascular disease may increase the spaces surrounding blood vessels in the brain and lead to cognitive decline.

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Machine learning predicts delirium

Jan. 23, 2023—Using machine learning based on electronic health records of ICU patients predicted new-onset delirium with 82% sensitivity, Vanderbilt researchers found.

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