Jan. 5, 2024—Vanderbilt University Medical Center physicians and researchers are applying artificial intelligence in innovative ways to advance clinical care and scientific understanding of these cutting-edge tools.
Jan. 5, 2024—Bristol Myers Squibb, GSK and Novo Nordisk are the newest members of the Alliance for Genomic Discovery.
Jan. 4, 2024— by Jill Clendening A new study published in the journal Diabetes demonstrates that a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor (GLP-1R) agonist, a member of a class of medication used to treat Type 2 diabetes and obesity, can lead to a rapid improvement in insulin sensitivity. Insulin sensitivity is how responsive cells are to insulin, an essential...
Study finds significant increased risk of future health issues for youth who suffer nonfatal firearm injuries
Jan. 4, 2024—A Vanderbilt study found that youth who suffer nonfatal firearm injuries have a significantly increased risk of hospitalizations, emergency department visits, outpatient visits and costs in the 12 months following injury compared to youth without a firearm injury.
Jan. 4, 2024—Vanderbilt researchers are studying a potential therapy for acute myeloid leukemia that targets the residual leukemic stem cells in bone marrow after treatment that are responsible for relapses and drug resistance.
Jan. 4, 2024—C.J. Stimson, MD, JD, assistant professor of Urology and Senior Vice President of Value Transformation in the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Office of Population Health, has been named Executive Vice President for Population Health.
Jan. 4, 2024—David Posch, MA, Executive Vice President for Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) Office of Population Health and Executive Director for Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network (VHAN), has transitioned into the new role of Senior Vice President for Business Consulting
Jan. 2, 2024—An automated solution for creating phenotyping algorithms, PheNorm, worked well to identify symptomatic COVID-19 cases in electronic health records, suggesting that automation could speed high-throughput phenotyping of acute disease.
Dec. 29, 2023—VUMC's new Program for Health Equity Research aims to become the nation’s leader in health equity research that’s inclusive, supportive and diverse by creating a rigorous environment for application-driven research with rapid response to policies and practices.
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, General Motors to address child safety seat education
Dec. 27, 2023—The Stay Seat Smart Program at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently received funding from General Motors to address child safety seat misuse through education, community outreach and media awareness.