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Study tracks medication-related problems after hospital discharge

Jul. 19, 2012—As more and better treatments are developed for heart disease, it is becoming more difficult to safely manage care as patients return home from the hospital. A new study led by Vanderbilt researchers highlights growing concern that the period after hospital discharge is a risky time, especially for cardiac patients.

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Research makes case for prospective genotyping

Jul. 19, 2012—Vanderbilt researchers are investigating the potential benefits of prospective genetic testing for drug safety.

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Eskind Diabetes Clinic debuts new location in Franklin

Jul. 19, 2012—The Vanderbilt Eskind Diabetes Clinic has opened its first satellite location at Edward Curd Lane in Franklin, Tenn.

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Walk to benefit hydrocephalus set for July 28

Jul. 19, 2012—Nashville will have a first-ever walk for hydrocephalus Saturday, July 28, raising awareness and support for research.

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HR Express to open Medical Center North location

Jul. 19, 2012—In an effort to offer more convenience to its Medical Center employees, Vanderbilt Human Resources will establish an HR Express in the location formerly held by the Vanderbilt Valet program in Medical Center North.

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Long antibodies better against HIV

Jul. 19, 2012—Understanding how antibodies with long “loops” form may be important for HIV vaccine development.

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VU study finds stress fuels breast cancer metastasis to bone

Jul. 18, 2012—Stress can promote breast cancer cell colonization of bone, Vanderbilt Center for Bone Biology investigators have discovered.

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‘U.S. News & World Report’ ranks VUMC No. 1 hospital in Tennessee

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.

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Insights for neuroscience drug discovery

Jul. 17, 2012—When discovering drugs for brain disorders, it’s important to test the candidates in multiple ways to avoid advancing those with restricted physiological effects.

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School of Nursing benefactor Travis left lasting legacy

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.

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Minimally invasive therapy eases some pulmonary embolism

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...

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Childhood cancer investigator lands ‘Lemonade Stand’ grant

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.

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