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Self check-in, centralized welcome desks prove beneficial to both staff and patients

Feb. 2, 2024—Vanderbilt Health adult ambulatory clinics began providing self check-in for appointments in late summer 2023, and the process has proven beneficial to both patients and staff.  

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Fleet of Miracles highlights Music Therapy Program at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Feb. 1, 2024—Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt will be featured on two of Knight-Swift Transportation company's fleet of trucks for the next three years.

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A biomarker for early Type 2 diabetes

Feb. 1, 2024—Genetic analyses suggest that branched chain amino acids may be a sensitive biomarker of early or subclinical Type 2 diabetes and could be used to identify risk and implement preventive measures.

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Humphries receives John V. Bergen Excellence Award

Feb. 1, 2024—Vanderbilt's Romney Humphries, PhD, has received the 2024 John V. Bergen Excellence Award from the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute.

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Record year for the Vanderbilt Transplant Center saves 739 lives

Jan. 31, 2024—The Vanderbilt Transplant Center established a new record in calendar year 2023 for total solid organ transplants, performing 739 lifesaving procedures among its adult and pediatric organ transplant programs.

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Jaser, Patrick, Upperman elected to the American Pediatric Society

Jan. 31, 2024—Vanderbilt's Sarah Jaser, PhD, and Stephen Patrick, MD, MPH, MS, and Jeffrey Upperman, MD, have been elected to the American Pediatric Society.

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Girl’s surgery was 100th pediatric liver transplant at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Jan. 31, 2024—17-year-old Lucy Scherba's liver transplant represented a new milestone for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Professional Nursing Practice Program becomes Vanderbilt Professional Advancement and Recognition of Excellence

Jan. 31, 2024—The Vanderbilt Professional Nursing Practice Program has transitioned to a new name — Vanderbilt Professional Advancement and Recognition of Excellence.

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Fatty acids rewire energy supply chain in stomach cancer development

Jan. 31, 2024—A study by Vanderbilt researchers has revealed how metabolic changes spurred by fatty acids contribute to the transformation of cells into abnormal versions of themselves that are the precursors to stomach cancer.

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3D brain mapping opens a window to the aging brain

Jan. 30, 2024—By mapping brain activity in three dimensions, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have achieved a more detailed picture of how the brain changes with age.

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Vanderbilt Health ‘DNA’ live chat to spotlight how community collaborations get more people on the path to a medical career

Jan. 30, 2024—A live chat hosted by the Vanderbilt Health ‘DNA’ podcast on Jan. 31 will explore how educators throughout Nashville are collaborating on novel training programs.

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Kendrick, Loar of MLB hopeful Nashville Stars to speak at Third Annual Vanderbilt Sports Medicine Baseball Conference

Jan. 30, 2024—The Third Annual Vanderbilt Sports Medicine Baseball Conference will be held in person and virtually from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 2, at the Frist Art Museum

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