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New “DNA” podcast season explores how to harness change, ideas to improve business and medicine

Oct. 2, 2023—Go to your favorite podcast channel right now to subscribe and listen to the first episode of Season 4!

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Educational event zooms in on complex world of microbes

Sep. 29, 2023—More than 100 children and their families attended the sixth annual MEGAMicrobe community science recently at Gower Elementary School in Nashville.

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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center to begin estimating prevalence of cerebral palsy in Middle Tennessee

Sep. 29, 2023—Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders has received funding to monitor and estimate prevalence of cerebral palsy (CP) in Middle Tennessee.

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‘Boot camp’ draws critical care nurses from across nation

Sep. 28, 2023—Nurse practitioners and physician assistants from around the country recently attended Vanderbilt's 12th annual ACNP/PA Critical Care Boot Camp.

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Drug trial shows reduced abnormal bone formation in those with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva

Sep. 28, 2023—A Vanderbilt clinical trial evaluating the investigational drug garetosmab has shown that it reduced soft-tissue flare-ups significantly and prevented new areas of abnormal bone formation in patients with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva.

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VUMC performs novel reoperative lung and kidney transplant

Sep. 27, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has performed its first combined reoperative lung and kidney transplant.

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Advanced Practice Fellowship Program gains ANCC accreditation

Sep. 27, 2023—Vanderbilt's Advanced Practice Fellowship Program has been accredited as an Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs.

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New SMART rotation of military personnel takes place

Sep. 27, 2023—The latest Strategic Medical Asset Readiness Training (SMART) rotation, which included 12 members of the United States military, recently came to Vanderbilt University Medical Center to work in clinical areas of the adult hospital.

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Academics, entrepreneurs gather for first annual AI event

Sep. 26, 2023—Artificial intelligence experts from industry and from Vanderbilt gathered on the VUMC campus recently for the first annual Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Sessions, or HAIS 23, sponsored by the Brock Family Center.

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Researchers discover molecular signature for aggressive thyroid cancer

Sep. 25, 2023—A Vanderbilt study found that a molecular signature that predicts aggressive thyroid cancer could help guide treatment approaches for patients.

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What could be next? Preview DNA’s Season 4 exploring the future

Sep. 25, 2023—Preview the trailer for Season 4 of the Vanderbilt Health DNA podcast series. Explore issues facing businesses across industries, and how VUMC is experimenting with and designing solutions for problems — old and new — by supporting smart people with visionary ideas. 

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Nominations sought for Research Staff Awards

Sep. 22, 2023—Nominations for the 2023 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Research Staff Awards are now being accepted. The nomination deadline is Oct. 20.

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