personalized medicine Archives
Roden honored for his leadership in precision medicine
Jan. 12, 2023—Vanderbilt's Dan Roden, MD, will receive the PMWC 2023 Pioneer Award Jan. 27 during this year’s Precision Medicine World Conference.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s BioVU reaches milestone with biological samples
Dec. 19, 2022—BioVU, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s biobank, has reached another milestone — deep-freeze storage of more than 300,000 biological samples.
Grant creates center for maternal, pediatric precision therapeutics
Sep. 17, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been awarded a five-year, $6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to serve as a center of excellence for Maternal and Pediatric Precision in Therapeutics.
VUMC team to test personalized acute heart failure treatment
Sep. 16, 2021—Researchers at Vanderbilt have been awarded a five-year, $4 million federal grant to test whether a personalized medicine strategy will improve outcomes for patients hospitalized with acute heart failure.
Medical diagnoses in musicians
Sep. 6, 2021—Vanderbilt researchers mined electronic health records to find medical diagnoses that are more or less prevalent among musicians, who are present in large numbers in “Music City.”
Study underscores importance of personalized medicine in kidney cancer
Nov. 10, 2020—A new study sheds light on how molecular subsets within the tumors of kidney cancer patients determine treatment outcomes and underscores the importance of personalized medicine in making therapy decisions.
All of Us program launches cloud-based research platform
Jun. 18, 2020—On May 27, the All of Us Research Program launched the beta version of its cloud-based research platform, the Researcher Workbench.
Robotic technology speeds arrhythmia gene classification
Jun. 12, 2020—Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators have used high-throughput robotic technology to rapidly study and classify variations in a gene linked to heart rhythm disorders and cardiac conditions.
VUMC’s Denny selected to lead national ‘All of Us’ program
Dec. 11, 2019—The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has selected Joshua Denny, MD, MS, vice president of Personalized Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, to be the chief executive officer of the federal All of Us Research Program.
Roden wins Schottenstein Prize from Ohio State University
Nov. 18, 2019— by Bill Snyder Dan Roden, MD, Senior Vice President for Personalized Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been awarded the 2019 Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Prize in Cardiovascular Sciences by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Heart and Vascular Center, Ohio State officials announced Nov. 18. Awarded biennially, the Schottenstein Prize honors...
NCI ‘Moonshot’ grant to boost hereditary cancer identification
Nov. 14, 2019—VUMC is leading an initiative to establish a streamlined process for collection of family health histories that could set the stage for a standardized system to make the information easily accessible.
Article examines need for genotyping after stenting
Oct. 24, 2019—Genotyping can improve outcomes in patients who require anti-platelet therapy following stent placement to open narrowed or blocked coronary arteries and prevent a heart attack.