Department of Pediatrics Archives
Pediatric trauma experts add multipassenger UTVs, golf carts to list of dangerous vehicles that includes ATVs
May. 31, 2023—While ATV accidents are commonly associated with high-profiled injuries, trauma prevention advocates at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt want the community to add UTVs and golf carts to the list of motorized vehicles that can be dangerous.
May. 11, 2023—Vanderbilt pediatric orthopaedic surgeons are the first in Tennessee to perform an innovative procedure to treat scoliosis that uses the patient’s own growth to correct the curve.
May. 4, 2023—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has launched a new pediatric Oral Immunotherapy Clinic, which offers a special therapy to peanut-allergic children to reduce risk of a harmful immune response in the event of accidental exposure to peanuts.
May. 1, 2023—A Vanderbilt study has identified four separate profiles to help medical professionals better assess children at elevated risk for a self-harm event.
Apr. 19, 2023—Kevin Churchwell, MD, a former CEO of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, will speak April 24 on the importance of equity, diversity and inclusivity for medical education in the hospital setting.
Apr. 13, 2023—A Vanderbilt study found that some children with mystery digestive symptoms may actually have undiagnosed alpha-gal syndrome, commonly known as the red meat allergy linked to tick bites.
Apr. 12, 2023—A new Vanderbilt poll finds that most Tennessee parents who own firearms agree with ways to safely store their firearms that have been shown through peer-reviewed research to reduce the risk of unintended harm to children.
Apr. 6, 2023—by Bill Snyder Laboratory and administrative personnel at Vanderbilt University Medical Center were honored on March 31 for research excellence during the 19th annual Research Staff Awards Ceremony at the Aertson Hotel in Nashville. Presenting the awards were Jennifer Pietenpol, PhD, VUMC Chief Scientific & Strategy Officer, John Kuriyan, PhD, dean of Basic Sciences, Vanderbilt...
Apr. 4, 2023—Vanderbilt research shows a common anesthesia drug could be beneficial in reducing pressure inside the skull of children with traumatic brain injuries.