Better adenoma detection
May. 4, 2023—Fluorescent nanoparticles clearly identified colonic adenomas — precursors to colorectal cancer — in mice, and the formulation should translate to clinical use in humans.
Mentors help high school students earn science honors
May. 4, 2023—Three high school seniors with Vanderbilt mentors were selected for national honors by the Society for Science Regeneron Science Talent Search.
Smile180 Foundation directorship
May. 4, 2023—Representatives from Delta Dental of Tennessee and their charitable arm, the Smile180 Foundation, visited Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently to present a check of $1 million to hospital leadership.
Pediatric Oral Immunotherapy Clinic launched
May. 4, 2023—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has launched a new pediatric Oral Immunotherapy Clinic, which offers a special therapy to peanut-allergic children to reduce risk of a harmful immune response in the event of accidental exposure to peanuts.
Workplace violence policies apply to all employees, patients
May. 4, 2023—As aggressive behavior toward health care providers is on the rise nationally, Vanderbilt's Workplace Violence Prevention Committee has recently developed stronger policies to help protect employees.
Vanderbilt mourns loss of former Gastroenterology director Burk
May. 3, 2023—Raymond Burk Jr., MD, former director of the Vanderbilt's Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, died May 1 in Nashville. He was 80.
New health bundle focuses on substance use disorder
May. 3, 2023—Vanderbilt debuts MyRecoveryHealth Bundle to help treat substance use disorder.
Two receive Dietetic Internship Excellence in Education Awards
May. 3, 2023—Marissa Wertheimer, MS, RD, LDN, and Fran Blackman, MS, RD, CDCES, are this year’s recipients of Allied Health’s Dietetic Internship Excellence in Education Awards.
Vanderbilt’s applied informatics program accepting applications for fall 2023.
May. 3, 2023—Vanderbilt's Master of Science in Applied Clinical Informatics program is now accepting applications for fall 2023.
Rothman named Vice President and Executive Medical Director for VUMC Finance
May. 2, 2023—Brian Rothman, MD, has been named to the newly created role of Vice President and Executive Medical Director for Vanderbilt University Medical Center Finance.
Study highlights risks for self-harm events in children and adolescents
May. 1, 2023—A Vanderbilt study has identified four separate profiles to help medical professionals better assess children at elevated risk for a self-harm event.
Stewart speaks on advocacy, medicine’s role in society
Apr. 27, 2023—Comedian, talk show host and advocate Jon Stewart spoke last week to a crowd of Vanderbilt undergraduates, medical students and faculty about his approach to advocacy and how those in the medical community can find their own place alongside those supporting a cause.