Dec. 9, 2021—Michael Waterman, PhD, former chair of the Department of Biochemistry for 18 years, died Nov. 7
Antibodies discovered at Vanderbilt for prevention of COVID-19 granted FDA emergency use authorization
Dec. 9, 2021—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use authorization (EUA) to the global biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca for a long-acting antibody combination which protects against COVID-19, discovered last year at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Dec. 9, 2021—Three nurses at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have been selected in the inaugural group of Preceptor of the Year Awards by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.
Dec. 9, 2021—“VUMC Remembers,” a special virtual memorial service to remember patients who have died as well as their families and caregivers, is now posted at vumcremembers.com.
Dec. 9, 2021— by Nancy Humphrey John S. Penn, PhD, has been named the inaugural holder of the Knights Templar Eye Foundation (KTEF) Directorship in Pediatric Vision Research at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute in honor of his contributions to the foundation and the field of vision research. Penn’s connection with the KTEF, which is committed to supporting...
Dec. 8, 2021—Vanderbilt's Anderson Spickard Jr., MD, professor of Medicine Emeritus and director Emeritus, Center for Professional Health, died Dec. 8 He was 90.
Dec. 8, 2021—In a late-stage clinical trial, the biologic agent dupilumab reduced the rate of severe asthma attacks and improved lung function and asthma control for children ages 6 to 11 with moderate-to-severe asthma, offering a new option to these patients.
Dec. 8, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center infectious disease experts advise this is the season to think very wisely about planned get-togethers.
Dec. 7, 2021—Vanderbilt University Hospital has been named a Top Teaching Hospital by the Leapfrog Group, a large coalition of public and private purchasers of employee health coverage that works to encourage health care safety, quality and affordability.