Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences

Criteria for lung cancer screens may be expanded

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is recommending two changes that will nearly double the number of people eligible for lung cancer screening by lowering the age from 55 to 50 and reducing the number of smoking history pack years from 30 to 20.

Spalluto to oversee Radiology’s health equity efforts

Lucy Spalluto, MD, MPH, has been named the first vice chair of Health Equity in the Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences.

VUIIS, Fine Arts Gallery team to replicate ancient artifacts

VUIIS has partnered with the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery to scan and create replicas of ancient Mesoamerican artifacts for a hands-on experience in the gallery’s upcoming exhibition.

Study aims to predict treatment response in epilepsy patients

With the aid of $2.5 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Vanderbilt researchers are on a quest to develop early biomarkers of treatment outcomes for patients with temporal lobe epilepsy based on their individual brain networks.

Cancer Center Ambassadors surpass $1 million in grants

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Ambassadors surpassed the $1 million mark with the awarding of the group’s latest research grants.

Spalluto, Lewis to lead VA lung screening initiative

Lucy Spalluto, MD, assistant professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, and Jennifer Lewis, MD, MS, instructor in Medicine, have been selected to co-lead the Veterans Affairs — Partnership to increase Access to Lung Screening (VA-PALS) National Program Evaluation.

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