Department of Medicine Archives
Aug. 17, 2022—Kathryn Lindley, MD, has joined the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute as director of the new Women’s Heart Center.
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.
Aug. 11, 2022—Luke and Susan Simons have endowed a new directorship that will support research so that more people can benefit from immunotherapies.
Aug. 10, 2022—President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed into law a broad expansion of health care benefits for millions of veterans exposed to toxic burn pits, and for Robert Miller, MD, professor of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and his Vanderbilt University Medical Center colleagues, the action is a long-awaited victory.
Study that investigated whether three smoking cessation drugs could reduce alcohol intake yields unexpected finding
Aug. 5, 2022—A Vanderbilt study of three proven smoking cessation treatments suggests these medications could play an important role to reduce alcohol use and smoking at the same time.
Aug. 3, 2022—Vanderbilt's Aspirnaut STEM pipeline for diversity and wellness recently celebrated its 15th anniversary with a daylong scientific symposium, followed by a feature on the program broadcast Aug. 2 on NBC Nightly News.