infectious diseases Archives
Jan. 5, 2023—Vanderbilt's Kathryn Edwards, MD, internationally recognized for her countless contributions to vaccine evaluation and implementation, public health advocacy, and the mentorship and training of new generations of experts in infectious disease over the past four decades, retired on Dec. 31, 2022.
Oct. 6, 2022—Vanderbilt's David Gregory, MD, associate professor of Medicine, emeritus, is among five honorees who will be inducted Oct. 18 to the Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame.
Jan. 3, 2022—Karen Bloch, MD, MPH, and David Haas, MD, have been appointed interim leaders of the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Dec. 8, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center infectious disease experts advise this is the season to think very wisely about planned get-togethers.
Apr. 1, 2021—Analysis seeks to better manage infection in dialysis patients
Feb. 18, 2021—Valeria Reyes Ruiz, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, has been selected as a 2020 Hanna Gray Fellow by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).
Dec. 10, 2020—Six years ago, in Nigeria, funding cutbacks for HIV treatment and the consequent introduction of patient fees were associated with sharp declines in new HIV clinic enrollments and patient adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART).
Jul. 9, 2020—The Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation (VI4) recently moved into its new research and administrative home.
Feb. 5, 2020—Vanderbilt infectious diseases specialist Thomas Talbot, MD, MPH, answers questions about the current novel coronavirus outbreak in China.
Nov. 14, 2019—Vanderbilt's Kathryn Edwards, MD, is the recipient of the 2020 John Howland Award, the highest honor given by the American Pediatric Society (APS).
Oct. 3, 2019—Rapid blood culture diagnostics for patients with bacterial bloodstream infections delivered final results in 12 hours versus the two to three days required for conventional testing.