Department of Medicine

Multicenter study identifies method of preoxygenation that prevents hypoxemia and cardiac arrest during emergency tracheal intubation

Preoxygenation is the administration of supplemental oxygen prior to the start of a procedure to increase the content of oxygen in the lung and decrease the risk of hypoxemia

Study shows a simple blood test can predict cardiorespiratory fitness

The researchers tested the feasibility of using a simple set of proteins from blood to capture a molecular fingerprint of cardiorespiratory fitness.

2024 Chancellor Faculty Fellows selected

Each fellow holds the title for two years, receives $40,000 per year to support their work, and meets with their cohort to exchange ideas, build a broader intellectual community and engage in academic leadership development.

Office of Outpatient Referral Assistance announces leadership appointments 

The office ensures that patients receive timely and appropriate medical attention and optimizes uncompensated care delivery through case reviews and determinations that have dramatically increased over the last four years.

Vanderbilt researchers establish biomedical informatics training program in Mozambique

Building sustainable biomedical informatics training and research capacity to address gaps in Mozambique’s national HIV response will help the country leverage newer data-driven and genetics-based approaches for personalized HIV care and molecular epidemiology of the disease.

Brooke Emerling, PhD, and Raymond Blind, PhD (seated, in foreground) at a 2023 scientific symposium they organized. Standing next to Blind is Hua Ya, PhD, from the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center. Behind him in the light blue shirt is Emilio Hirsch, PhD, from the University of Torino, Italy.

Discovery raises hopes for new cancer therapy

The study connected the Hippo signaling pathway to phosphoinositides, a particular type of lipid, or fat molecule, which regulates cell functions that are critical in cancer, obesity and diabetes.

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