Dan Roden Archives
Roden honored for his leadership in precision medicine
Jan. 12, 2023—Vanderbilt's Dan Roden, MD, will receive the PMWC 2023 Pioneer Award Jan. 27 during this year’s Precision Medicine World Conference.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s BioVU reaches milestone with biological samples
Dec. 19, 2022—BioVU, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s biobank, has reached another milestone — deep-freeze storage of more than 300,000 biological samples.
Several from VUMC among most highly cited researchers
Nov. 17, 2022—Nine current faculty members of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine have made this year’s list of scientists whose papers have been cited most frequently by other researchers.
VUMC leads effort to map heart disease-causing genetic variations
Sep. 13, 2022—Researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Stanford Medicine, the University of Toronto and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston have joined forces to “map” the specific variations in more than 25 key cardiac disease genes that negatively affect heart function.
BioVU celebrates 15 years supporting personalized medicine
Jun. 8, 2022—BioVU is celebrating its 15th year and has enabled hundreds of studies and publications exploring the genetic underpinnings of a host of conditions including cancer, heart disease and diabetes.
Studies combine genetic testing, electronic health records to find undiagnosed diseases
Apr. 28, 2022—Combining genetic testing with information from electronic health records revealed undiagnosed heart rhythm disorders and new conditions associated with inherited cancer gene mutations.
U.S. precision medicine research program releases genomic data
Mar. 17, 2022—The All of Us Research Program released an initial large batch of genomic data on its cloud-based research platform, the Researcher Workbench, including whole genome sequences of 98,600 research participants and genotype data from 165,200 participants.
VUMC researchers find clue to drug-induced arrhythmias
Feb. 24, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers have made a fundamental discovery about how the heart compensates for genetic variations that otherwise could trigger abnormal and potentially fatal heart rhythms.
Seven from VUMC among most highly cited researchers
Nov. 18, 2021—Seven Vanderbilt faculty members have made this year’s list of scientists whose papers have been cited most frequently by other researchers.
For more precise drug treatments, ‘squeeze’ the genome: study finds
Jul. 22, 2021—Large-scale studies will be required to identify the complexity of genetic variations that affect how patients respond to a given drug and whether they will have side effects, according to researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Roden honored with Oscar B. Hunter Career Award in Therapeutics
Mar. 15, 2021—Dan Roden, MD, Senior Vice President for Personalized Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, received the Oscar B. Hunter Career Award in Therapeutics last week at the virtual annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.
VUMC-led network to focus on polygenic risk for common diseases
Jul. 1, 2020—With the aid of a $75 million, five-year grant renewal, the Electronic Medical Records and Genomics Network (eMERGE) will venture beyond its current focus on monogenic disease to scoring research participants’ relative risk for complex heritable diseases such as cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease and type 2 diabetes.