cardiovascular disease Archives
Mar. 30, 2023—Vanderbilt researcher P. Brent Ferrell, MD, is leading one of five projects selected by the 2022 Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research Global Scholars Program.
Mar. 23, 2023—A Vanderbilt study found that automated targeted reminders for clinicians helped increase prescribing of high intensity statins for patients with various atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease diagnoses, including coronary or peripheral artery disease and ischemic stroke.
Mar. 16, 2023—Tadashi Inagami, PhD, DSc, Vanderbilt University Professor of Biochemistry, emeritus, who helped characterize the biochemical basis for hypertension, heart failure and vascular disease, died in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 13 after a brief illness. He was 92.
Feb. 2, 2023—Vanderbilt researchers have developed a new method to analyze mutations in blood stem cells that can trigger explosive, clonal expansions of abnormal cells.
Dec. 15, 2022—An international team of investigators has found that mild to moderate reduction in kidney function may cause cardiovascular disease, even in people without symptoms of heart disease or diabetes.
Aug. 25, 2022—An increase in certain antibodies in patients with rheumatoid arthritis can serve as a predictive biomarker for cardiovascular disease, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.
Aug. 17, 2022—A Vanderbilt research team has discovered that activation of a certain protein complex involved in the inflammatory response in immune cells contributes to salt-sensitive hypertension.