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Steeplechase 2023

May. 16, 2023—The 83rd Running of the Iroquois Steeplechase benefiting Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt was Saturday, May 13.

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100th patient receives ambulatory heart failure device

May. 11, 2023—New implantable device helps heart failure patients monitor crucial health indicators remotely, reducing the need for hospital visits.

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Procedure uses patient’s own growth to treat scoliosis

May. 11, 2023—Vanderbilt pediatric orthopaedic surgeons are the first in Tennessee to perform an innovative procedure to treat scoliosis that uses the patient’s own growth to correct the curve.

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Bauml, Wright land eStar Physician Builder Awards

May. 11, 2023—Vanderbilt radiologist and clinical informatics fellow Julie Bauml, MD, and internal medicine specialist Aileen Wright, MD, have received 2023 Physician Builder Awards.  

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Lovly elected to American Association for Cancer Research board

May. 11, 2023—Christine Lovly, MD, PhD, has been elected to the American Association for Cancer Research board of directors.

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Genomic analysis of SCLC tumors reveals subtypes, offers cues toward personalized treatments

May. 11, 2023—The largest genomic analysis ever conducted of small cell lung cancer tumors (SCLC) has identified genetic subtypes and provided insights into the mechanisms of this aggressive and deadly cancer.

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VUMC’s Ferguson, Williams recognized by Nashville Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

May. 11, 2023—Vanderbilt's Brandon Williams, MD, and Sarah Ferguson, MPH, RDN, LDN, were recently recognized by the Nashville Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (NAND) for their achievements in the field.

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Coronado receives ACTS early-career research award

May. 11, 2023—Rogelio Coronado, PT, MPT, PhD, recently received the 2023 ACTS Outstanding Trainee: Early (Faculty) Career Development Award from the Association for Clinical and Translational Science.

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Study shows palliative care provided at point of oncology surgery does not improve patient outcomes

May. 11, 2023—New Vanderbilt research provides evidence that the addition of palliative care services earlier in the disease process, specifically to patients having surgery for cancer, does not demonstrate benefits to the patients.

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New ‘PoRT’ scale rebalances burden of initiating trust in science

May. 10, 2023—A Vanderbilt University Medical Center-led team has developed a scale to measure trustworthiness in biomedical research among minority populations.

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VUMC meeting space available at 3401 West End Ave.

May. 10, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center Strategy and Innovation Services is offering a collaborative meeting space at 3401 West End Ave. free to VUMC groups.

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Dewey elected to American College of Physicians board

May. 10, 2023—Vanderbilt's Charlene Dewey, MD, MEd, MACP, has been elected to the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians.

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