Dec. 16, 2021— by Matt Batcheldor The Vanderbilt Lung Institute is the first location in Tennessee to debut Optellum Virtual Lung Nodule Clinic comprehensive management software that, using artificial intelligence, can identify and track patients at risk for lung cancer — even if they have never been in for a cancer screening. That’s because the Optellum software...
Dec. 16, 2021—Nicole Ward, PhD, has joined Vanderbilt as professor and vice-chair of Basic Research in the Department of Dermatology, effective Jan. 15, 2021.
Dec. 16, 2021—Three Vanderbilt pediatricians have been elected to the American Pediatric Society, one of the nation’s oldest and most renowned academic societies.
Dec. 15, 2021—Vanderbilt patient Joe Eitl was among the first patients in the country with Down syndrome to undergo a heart and liver transplant.
Dec. 15, 2021—Two devices for placing a breathing tube during critical illness had similar success rates for intubation on the first attempt, according to a study published Dec. 8 in JAMA.
Dec. 14, 2021—Vanderbilt research has revealed some of the mechanisms by which polyps develop into colorectal cancer, setting the framework for improved surveillance for the cancer utilizing precision medicine.
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urges caution in toy selection this holiday season
Dec. 13, 2021—Santa is known for making a list and checking it twice, and injury prevention experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urge shoppers to follow suit when purchasing gifts this holiday season.
Dec. 10, 2021—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered a nanoparticle released from cells, called a “supermere,” which contains enzymes, proteins and RNA associated with multiple cancers, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease and even COVID-19.