Shade Tree Trot fundraising event set for April 8
Mar. 23, 2023—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s annual Shade Tree Trot 5K, a long-standing fund-raising tradition, is set for Saturday, April 8.
E. coli uses serine to abide acidity
Mar. 23, 2023—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered another acid resistance mechanism for UTI-causing E. coli, laying the foundation for targeted antibacterial therapies.
Crowe’s research honored
Mar. 23, 2023—Vanderbilt's James Crowe Jr., MD, was among those to receive 2023 Advocacy Awards from Research!America at the biomedical research advocacy organization’s annual awards program in Washington, D.C.
Survey finds patients value immediate access to test results
Mar. 22, 2023—A survey sent to more than 43,000 patients living in several states around the country finds that 96% of patients who use patient web portals prefer immediate online access to their clinical test results.
Match Day reveals Medical students’ future addresses
Mar. 21, 2023—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine graduating class members learned where they will serve their residencies at Match Day on March 17.
Rolando transitions to lead Health and Wellness
Mar. 20, 2023— by Wayne Wood Lori Rolando, MD, MPH, has transitioned into a new role as executive director of Vanderbilt Health and Wellness. In this new role, she will oversee Occupational Health, Health Plus and Work/Life Connections-EAP. Rolando has been at Vanderbilt for 15 years and, in her previous role as director of the Occupational Health...
Scientists resurrect a ‘dead’ antibody to study protein
Mar. 16, 2023—Vanderbilt was part of a multi-center team that resurrected a “dead antibody” to reveal the mysteries of cytochrome c, a versatile protein that is an essential part of the cell’s energy-generating capacity, and of life itself.
Multispecialty expertise key to heart patient’s recovery
Mar. 16, 2023—Vanderbilt's multispecialty expertise helped a seemingly healthy 54-year-old man who needed major heart procedures get back to the gym and live a healthy life.
Cardiovascular research pioneer Inagami mourned
Mar. 16, 2023—Tadashi Inagami, PhD, DSc, Vanderbilt University Professor of Biochemistry, emeritus, who helped characterize the biochemical basis for hypertension, heart failure and vascular disease, died in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 13 after a brief illness. He was 92.
Football player’s donation honors his late brother
Mar. 16, 2023—P.U.N.T. Pediatric Cancer Collaborative, along with Buffalo Bills football player Dawson Knox, recently presented Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt with a gift of “Luke’s Locker” in memory of his brother.
Study evaluates polygenic risk score for prostate cancer risk prediction
Mar. 16, 2023—A Vanderbilt study found that prostate cancer polygenic risk score has limited utility for enhancing prostate cancer screening.
Mar. 16, 2023—Nashville pianist Ed Bazel, founder of The River of Calm music channel, recently played for patients in the waiting room of the Henry-Joyce Cancer Clinic at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.