Nov. 29, 2023—A collaboration between Royal Philips and Vanderbilt University Medical Center proves that sustainable initiatives in health care can be both environmentally friendly and cost-effective.
Nov. 21, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Division of Acute Care Surgery launched the first session of the Future is NOW (Non-violent Options Win) Nashville on Nov. 4.
Nov. 21, 2023—Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center for the first time have shown that activation of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) is essential for the development of kidney fibrosis, tissue scarring following injury that can lead to kidney failure.
Nov. 15, 2023—A study by Vanderbilt researchers found that more than half of the patients who receive the results of genetic tests might not be impelled to seek more services than they're already receiving.
Nov. 14, 2023—The first fruits of a landmark academic-industry partnership that is harvesting the depth and breadth of the human genome to better understand and treat disease will become available to researchers in the spring of 2024.
Nov. 13, 2023—New research shows nearly everyone can lower their blood pressure, even people currently on blood pressure- reducing drugs, by lowering their sodium intake.
Nov. 9, 2023—For the second year, Vanderbilt nurses are collaborating with Metro Nashville Public Schools to mentor high school students to become medical assistants or care partners who have identified a future goal of being a registered nurse.
Vanderbilt and Duke awarded Moore Foundation Grant to improve oversight of AI technology in health care systems
Nov. 8, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Duke University School of Medicine have been awarded a $1.25 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for the project “Measuring Artificial Intelligence (AI) Maturity in Healthcare Organizations.”
Oct. 31, 2023—The ingenuity and enterprising spirit on display at Vanderbilt University Medical Center took center stage last week at Strategy Share 2023, as more than 30 employees presented their problem-solving and innovative solutions.
Oct. 27, 2023—The Levi Watkins Jr. MD Lecture honored the first African American to graduate from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and recognized the contributions of several Vanderbilt faculty, trainees and students who have made contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Oct. 19, 2023—Toddra Liddell, APRN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC became a family nurse practitioner at Vanderbilt, decided to seek a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certificate when she realized how many had mental health issues either brought on or exacerbated by their chronic condition.
Oct. 17, 2023—A Vanderbilt research team is conducting the first phase 1 clinical trial of a magnetic, flexible endoscope that has the potential to provide a safer alternative to standard colonoscopy, particularly for individuals with inflammatory bowel disease.