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Imaging host-pathogen battle for metal

Oct. 31, 2019—An unprecedented view of bacterial products within infected tissues opens new opportunities to explore infection biology and devise novel therapeutic strategies.

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Workshop creates modified toys for children with physical disabilities

Oct. 31, 2019—The Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences in the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center recently hosted an adapted toy workshop to create a loaner library of toys that are accessible for children with physical disabilities.

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Vanderbilt investigators lead effort to create map of the human kidney

Oct. 31, 2019—Short of mandating universal diabetes treatment, regular exercise and low-calorie diets, little can be done to stem the rising tide of kidney failure — unless scientists can figure out why exactly the kidney’s filtration units, the glomeruli, stop working.

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Fight against childhood cancer bolstered by Predators gift

Oct. 31, 2019—The Nashville Predators hockey team, longtime supporters of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and its programs, presented the hospital with the proceeds raised throughout the year from the team’s 365 Pediatric Cancer Fund.

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MEGAMicrobe 2019

Oct. 31, 2019—Children had a field day on Oct. 19 exploring with Vanderbilt scientists the “great big world of tiny microbes” — bacteria, viruses and other germs.

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Rathmell lands award from Lupus Research Alliance

Oct. 31, 2019—Jeffrey Rathmell, PhD, is a 2019 recipient of the Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Innovator Award in Lupus and Autoimmunity.

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Cutting edge trio

Oct. 31, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Colin Walsh, MD, MA, left, Bennett Landman, PhD, and Bradley Malin, PhD, recently discussed how artificial intelligence is transforming patient care during their Cutting Edge Discovery Lecture.

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VUMC reaches milestone 6,000th kidney transplant

Oct. 30, 2019—The Vanderbilt Transplant Center recently celebrated its 6,000th kidney transplant.

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Committee appointed for Department of Emergency Medicine chair search

Oct. 30, 2019—A 15-member committee has been appointed to conduct a national search for Vanderbilt's new chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine.

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Rheumatology’s Fuchs remembered for dedication to medicine, family

Oct. 30, 2019—Howard Fuchs, MD, professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, died unexpectedly Oct. 28. He was 64.

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High fiber, yogurt diet associated with lower lung cancer risk

Oct. 28, 2019—A diet high in fiber and yogurt is associated with a reduced risk for lung cancer, according to a study by Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers.

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Martin to help guide Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health’s education, training efforts

Oct. 25, 2019—Marie Martin, PhD, MEd, has been named associate director for Education and Training in the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health

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