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VUMC clinicians help shape popular health care software

Jul. 31, 2023—Twelve Vanderbilt faculty members from are among 627 clinicians currently serving two-year terms on 55 specialty steering boards constituted by Epic Systems Corp.

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Researchers in I HEAR lab recruit patients for donepezil and neuroplasticity study

Jul. 31, 2023—Researchers in Vanderbilt's Implantables, Hearing Enhancement and Amplification Research Laboratory have launched a study of neuroplasticity, or the brain’s ability to adapt to new information, in cochlear implant outcomes.

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Potts named a fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Jul. 31, 2023—Amy Potts, PharmD, MMHC, a manager in the pharmacy at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has been named a fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists for recognition of her excellence in pharmacy practice and contributions to the society.

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VI4 Artist-in-Residence exhibition opens Aug. 7

Jul. 28, 2023—The Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation Artist-in-Residence Program (VI4-AiR) invites the public to the opening celebration of its “Molecular Muse” exhibition Aug. 7 at the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery.

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VUMC Community Art Initiative call for medical student art

Jul. 28, 2023—The Association of American Medical Colleges and Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine Art of Diagnosis Program, sponsored by the Gordan and Betty Moore Foundation, awarded Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Community Art Initiative (CAI) $5,000 to support an exhibition of medical student art.

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White Coat Ceremony welcomes new School of Medicine students

Jul. 28, 2023—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine recently welcomed 96 first-year students during its annual White Coat Ceremony, marking the students’ journeys to becoming physicians and physician-scientists.

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Vanderbilt Music Cognition Lab hosts second annual open house

Jul. 28, 2023—Have you ever wondered what science has to say about why music is important for health? You can find out at the Vanderbilt Music Cognition Lab's second annual open house on Tuesday, Aug. 15.

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Extracorporeal life support program receives ELSO excellence award

Jul. 27, 2023—Vanderbilt's extracorporeal life support program has received the platinum level award for excellence in life support from the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO), the organization’s highest honor.

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International workgroup of geneticists issues CHEK2 guidelines

Jul. 26, 2023—International workgroup issues additional guidance on how to manage patients who carry inherited CHEK2 gene mutations that put them at a higher risk for cancer.

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Nancy Cox receives American Society of Human Genetics Leadership Award

Jul. 26, 2023—Nancy Cox, PhD, director of the Vanderbilt Genetics Institute, is the recipient of the 2023 ASHG Leadership Award from the American Society of Human Genetics.

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Chase Hendrickson named executive medical director of the Medicine Patient Care Center

Jul. 26, 2023—Chase Hendrickson, MD, MPH, has been named executive medical director of the Medicine Patient Care Center.

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Signaling pathways in liposarcomas

Jul. 25, 2023—A broad bioinformatics approach revealed that Hedgehog signaling is upregulated in dedifferentiated liposarcoma, suggesting this pathway may be an early indicator of poor prognosis and a potential therapeutic target.

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