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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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Four physician-scientists from VUMC receive national early-career awards

Jan. 30, 2024—Four Vanderbilt physician-scientists have received awards from the American Society for Clinical Investigation.

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Global health efforts in urology still a major focus for Joseph Smith Jr., MD

Jan. 29, 2024—Joseph Smith Jr., MD, recent decision to step back from clinical practice is allowing him to focus entirely on global surgery efforts departmentally with faculty, fellows and residents to provide opportunities he believes are a key part of infusing humanitarian intent into their training.

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Expanded space boosts cutting-edge research in infectious diseases and immunology

Jan. 29, 2024—The Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation recently debuted state-of-the-art new facilities in Medical Center.

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Harvard immunologist Springer next up in Discovery Lecture Series

Jan. 29, 2024—Harvard's Timothy Springer, PhD, a world leader in structural biology and immunology, will deliver the next Discovery Lecture at Vanderbilt on Thursday, Feb. 8.

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Nominations sought for the 2024 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science

Jan. 29, 2024—Nominations for the 2024 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science are now being accepted. The nomination deadline is Feb. 29.

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D.J. Kennedy elected president of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Jan. 25, 2024—Vanderbilt's D.J. Kennedy, MD, was recently elected president of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

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New SMART rotation of military personnel begins in February

Jan. 25, 2024—The next Strategic Medical Asset Readiness Training (SMART) rotation of members ofthe United States military, is coming to Vanderbilt University Medical Center to work in clinical areas of the adult hospital Feb. 6-20.

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Diversity in health care focus of year’s first Advanced Practice Grand Rounds

Jan. 25, 2024—Advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and Medical Center leaders gathered virtually recently for the kickoff of the 2024 series of Advanced Practice Grand Rounds.

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