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.
Eng stresses need for clinical trial support at cancer forum
Mar. 16, 2023—Vanderbilt's Cathy Eng, MD, stressed the need for more patient participation and better funding for clinical trials to improve colorectal cancer treatment and outcomes during the White House Cancer Moonshot Colorectal Cancer Forum.
Digital technologies focus of new academic health report
Mar. 16, 2023—A new report by the Blue Ridge Academic Health Group makes recommendations for the opportunities and challenges that the ongoing digital technology revolution brings to academic health centers.
Orthopaedic surgery academy honors Jahangir
Mar. 16, 2023—Vanderbilt's Alex Jahangir, MD, recently received the William W. Tipton Jr., MD Leadership Award at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting.
Study seeks to identify prenatal allergy risk markers
Mar. 16, 2023—A Vanderbilt clinical trial is seeking to identify prenatal and early childhood markers of high risk for food allergy and atopic dermatitis, or eczema, as well as biological pathways that lead to these conditions.
Ashcroft named to receive Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science
Mar. 15, 2023—Professor Dame Frances Ashcroft, a British physiologist known internationally for her work on insulin secretion, Type 2 diabetes and neonatal diabetes, is the recipient of the 2023 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science.
Study finds RSV may evade vaccines via rapid mutation
Mar. 9, 2023—A Vanderbilt study concluded that RSV’s ability to mutate rapidly to escape detection by the body’s immune system makes it more challenging to design and develop vaccines that can stop it from spreading.
Family’s participation key to advancing diabetes research
Mar. 9, 2023—A study of one family from Alabama has led Vanderbilt researchers to discover that insulin deficiency, independent of the autoimmunity associated with Type 1 diabetes, is the principal factor leading to a markedly smaller pancreas.
Osterman named Associate Vice President for Research Informatics
Mar. 9, 2023—Travis Osterman, DO, MS, has been appointed to a new role as Associate Vice President for Research Informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Lecture gives new insight on surgery icon Thomas
Mar. 9, 2023—Vanderbilt's recent H. William Scott Jr. Lecture in Surgical History offered unfiltered insight on the legacy of surgical pioneer Vivien Thomas.
New leadership promotions within VUSM announced
Mar. 9, 2023—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine has announced a number of leadership promotions.
Get Well education and entertainment platform launches
Mar. 9, 2023—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently launched a new digital patient engagement system to interact with patients and families.