Jul. 18, 2012—Stress can promote breast cancer cell colonization of bone, Vanderbilt Center for Bone Biology investigators have discovered.
Jul. 17, 2012—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has once again been named among the nation’s elite providers of health care services by U.S. News and World Report in the publication’s 2012-13 Best Hospitals edition.
Jul. 12, 2012—Nancy Dillard Travis, an alumna and longtime friend and supporter of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, died on June 30. She was 88.
Jul. 12, 2012—A pulmonary embolism (PE) is a blood clot that travels to the lungs and is one of those sneaky, and dangerous, conditions that can appear in perfectly healthy people, perhaps after a long flight or, as in the case of veteran NBC News reporter David Bloom, after sitting in a cramped military tank for several...
Jul. 12, 2012—Chin Chiang, Ph.D., professor of Cell and Developmental Biology and member of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center faculty, has been awarded a $200,000 grant to study an aggressive form of childhood cancer.
Jul. 12, 2012—Vanderbilt University Hospital recently earned an “A” Hospital Safety Score from the Leapfrog Group, placing VUH among the safest hospitals in the nation.
Jul. 12, 2012—Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are leading an international clinical trial to examine the functional benefits of a combined therapy to treat acute ischemic stroke.
Jul. 12, 2012—Gerald Hickson, M.D., assistant vice chancellor for Health Affairs at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named chairman of the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) Board of Directors as well as chairman of the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety.
Jul. 12, 2012—Olympic gold medal skating champion and cancer survivor Scott Hamilton was the keynote speaker at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s annual cancer survivors day event held at the Vanderbilt Student Life Center. Nearly 600 people attended “Going for the Gold: Living Well through Cancer,” which featured activities for cancer patients, survivors, friends and families. (photo by Debra...