Aug. 16, 2012—A new tool to observe cell behavior has revealed surprising clues about how cancer cells respond to therapy, and may offer a way to further refine personalized cancer treatments.
Aug. 16, 2012—Efforts to improve quality of care at Vanderbilt have expanded rapidly in recent years. Notable achievements such as the central line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSI) reduction program — recently lauded for achieving infection levels significantly lower than the national average — have put Vanderbilt in the spotlight as a leader of such efforts. The CLABSI...
Aug. 13, 2012—Leaders with Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center announced an affiliation agreement that formalizes collaborative relationships between the two institutions.
Cookeville Regional Medical Center and Vanderbilt University Medical Center announce affiliation agreement
Aug. 13, 2012—Leaders with Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) today announced an affiliation agreement which formalizes collaborative relationships between the two institutions. The affiliation agreement creates significant opportunities for both parties to work together to expand the scope of health care services in Putnam County and the Upper Cumberland Region. “We...
Aug. 9, 2012—Viruses that cause acute respiratory infections — such as human metapneumovirus (HMPV) and flu — impair a set of immune system cells that should clear the virus from the lungs. Now, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered the signaling pathway that disables these immune cells.
Aug. 9, 2012—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers have identified how one of the genes most commonly mutated in lung cancer may promote such tumors.
Aug. 9, 2012—Two weeks after giving birth to her second child on July 10, 31-year-old Samantha Neal began to experience chest pain. Initially diagnosed with a gall bladder issue in her local ER, her true diagnosis would prove much more serious and potentially life-threatening.
Aug. 9, 2012—Vanderbilt University's Richard Armstrong, Ph.D., has been named to the fourth class of American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellows in recognition of his “outstanding achievements in and contributions to science, the profession and the society.”