Feb. 21, 2024—An international genetic study using multiancestry biobanks has identified novel genetic locations associated with primary open-angle glaucoma, the most common type of glaucoma and the leading cause of irreversible blindness globally.
Feb. 19, 2024—An analysis of genomic data from nearly 250,000 participants in the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program has identified more than 275 million previously unreported genetic variations, nearly 4 million of which have potential health consequences.
Feb. 8, 2024—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is celebrating 20 years as Middle Tennessee’s first full-service children’s hospital and is commemorating its mission of caring for children and their families.
Fleet of Miracles highlights Music Therapy Program at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Feb. 1, 2024—Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt will be featured on two of Knight-Swift Transportation company's fleet of trucks for the next three years.
Jan. 29, 2024—The Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation recently debuted state-of-the-art new facilities in Medical Center.
Jan. 16, 2024—A special celebration was held in Light Hall last week to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Hosted by Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion in collaboration with VUMC Employee Resource Groups, “Celebrating Beloved Community” focused on Dr. King’s communal legacy, his vision of beloved community, and the ways we continue to embody that legacy in the work we do here at Vanderbilt.
New playroom supported by Dunkin’ allows pediatric patients a place where they feel comfortable to be themselves, have fun and heal
Jan. 11, 2024—Infants and toddlers at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt have a newly renovated space in which to play thanks to a $150,000 grant from Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation.
Jan. 5, 2024—Vanderbilt University Medical Center physicians and researchers are applying artificial intelligence in innovative ways to advance clinical care and scientific understanding of these cutting-edge tools.
Vanderbilt LifeFlight partners with Retrieving Independence to train service dogs in simulated medical settings
Dec. 20, 2023—Vanderbilt LifeFlight is partnering with the local nonprofit Retrieving Independence to assist in the training of service dogs in simulated medical settings, the latest of several Vanderbilt University Medical Center partnerships that bring specially trained dogs to Medical Center facilities.
Dec. 20, 2023—2023 was a year full of achievements and accolades for Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Dec. 14, 2023—Connie Rankin of Memphis, Tennessee, received Vanderbilt's first combined lung and liver transplant, which involved dozens of specialists, including transplant teams for both organs.