Feb. 21, 2024—Vanderbilt Urology’s newly renovated TVC clinic features a slightly larger and much more efficient space, nitrous oxide in the procedure rooms, a new high definition C-Arm X-ray machine and a urodynamics unit, thereby expanding the range of procedures that can be performed in clinic without having to go to the operating room.
Feb. 20, 2024—In a novel procedure, the Vanderbilt Heart & Vascular Institute (VHVI) successfully performed the first large-flange Innovalve transcatheter mitral valve replacement.
Feb. 20, 2024—Vanderbilt's Ashley Spann, MD, MSACI, is the inaugural recipient of the Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program Hepatology Award from the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.
Feb. 20, 2024—Vanderbilt University Medical Center nurses are invited to nominate an outstanding colleague for recognition during the 2024 Nurses Week Awards and Recognitions.
Feb. 19, 2024—An analysis of genomic data from nearly 250,000 participants in the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program has identified more than 275 million previously unreported genetic variations, nearly 4 million of which have potential health consequences.
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt’s facility dog Squid to appear on “Dolly Parton’s Pet Gala,” airing Feb. 21
Feb. 16, 2024—Squid, the facility dog for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, and his handler, Leslie Grissim, MA, facility dog coordinator, are set to make their red-carpet debut Wednesday, Feb. 21. The Monroe Carell duo will be featured as part of Dolly Parton’s Pet Gala, airing on CBS (WTVF) at 8 p.m. CST. The variety...
Feb. 16, 2024—A new Patient and Visitor Code of Conduct addressing acts of mistreatment and discrimination is now in effect at Vanderbilt Health’s hospitals and clinics.
Feb. 16, 2024—A research endeavor that seeks to develop a new cancer immunotherapy utilizing nanobody delivery and targeted heating of tumors has received funding from the Waddell Walker Hancock Cancer Discovery Fund.
Feb. 15, 2024—Timothy Blackwell, MD, director of the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, is leaving Vanderbilt University Medical Center to chair the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan.
Feb. 15, 2024—Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD, and Sunil Kripalani, MD, MSc, were honored for their service to translational scientists at Vanderbilt University Medical Center during the Vanderbilt Translational Research Forum.
Feb. 15, 2024—Michael Regier, JD, general counsel and secretary at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), has announced that he will retire at the end of the academic year. Douglas Mefford, JD, managing counsel in the Office of Legal Affairs, has been appointed to succeed him effective July 1.