Department of Medicine Archives
Nov. 21, 2019—Larry and Sue Hill, of Norris, Tennessee, decided after Larry’s life-saving kidney transplant at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2012 that they weren’t satisfied just saying thank you and moving on. They wanted to pay it forward.
Nov. 21, 2019—Cardiac valve surgery patients who participate in a cardiac rehabilitation program have a 34% lower risk of hospitalizations and a 4.2% lower risk of mortality than patients who do not enroll in cardiac rehab in the year after surgery.
Nov. 20, 2019—VUMC has been awarded a three-year, $3 million grant to map — in unprecedented detail — the biology of Crohn’s disease.
Nov. 18, 2019— by Bill Snyder Dan Roden, MD, Senior Vice President for Personalized Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been awarded the 2019 Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Prize in Cardiovascular Sciences by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Heart and Vascular Center, Ohio State officials announced Nov. 18. Awarded biennially, the Schottenstein Prize honors...
Nov. 14, 2019—Antiviral immunity, obesity and pulmonary fibrosis will be discussed by three Vanderbilt University researchers during a Cutting-Edge Discovery Lecture on Nov. 21. The lecture will begin at 4 p.m. in 208 Light Hall.
Nov. 7, 2019—Michelle Griffith, MD, recently received an award for her work building networks for and advocacy of telehealth.
Nov. 7, 2019—Travis Osterman, DO, MS, has been awarded a Microsoft Investigator Fellowship.
Nov. 7, 2019—VUIMC will be the first in the state to offer a minimally invasive, non-surgical alternative for patients with emphysema.