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David Owens second guest on ‘The Zeppos Report’

Feb. 20, 2017—David Owens, a leading thinker on innovation and creativity who helped design the Wond'ry, is Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos' guest on the second episode of "The Zeppos Report."

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Study shows presence of any calcified plaque significantly raises risk of heart disease for people under age 50

Feb. 8, 2017—A major report led by Vanderbilt investigators found that the mere presence of even a small amount of calcified coronary plaque, more commonly referred to as coronary artery calcium (CAC), in people under age 50 — even small amounts — was strongly associated with increased risk of developing clinical coronary heart disease over the ensuing decade.

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Annual lead shielding inspections offered

Nov. 10, 2016—The Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences will provide courtesy annual lead shielding inspections designated Tuesdays and every Thursday from mid-January to late May 2017 from 3:30 to approximately 9 p.m.

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Academy of Radiology Research honors Chen

Oct. 27, 2016—Vanderbilt’s Li Min Chen, M.D., M.S., Ph.D., associate professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, has been named a Distinguished Investigator of the Academy of Radiology Research.

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Allen recalled as dedicated clinician, educator, researcher

Oct. 13, 2016—Longtime Vanderbilt University School of Medicine faculty member Joseph Allen Jr., M.D., professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, emeritus, died Sept. 16 at 91.

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New prostate cancer therapy investigated at VUMC

Sep. 22, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is the world’s first site to treat a patient in the TULSA-PRO Ablation Clinical Trial (TACT), which employs an emerging therapy that uses MRI guidance and robotically driven therapeutic ultrasound to obtain precise prostate cancer tissue ablation.

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Neuroradiology’s Creasy takes part in South Africa training program

Sep. 22, 2016—Jeffrey Creasy, M.D., chief of Neuroradiology in Vanderbilt’s Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, recently participated in a three-week American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) International Outreach Professorship to South Africa.

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Superior scan for tumors

Jun. 24, 2016—Imaging with a compound that binds to neuroendocrine cells is a safer and more effective way to detect rare neuroendocrine tumors.

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VUMC mourns loss of Radiology investigator Riddle

Jun. 22, 2016—William Riddle, Ph.D., research assistant professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, died June 8 following a long battle with multiple sclerosis. He was 65.

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VUMC Lung Cancer Screening Center earns recognition

Jun. 9, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology.

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VUMC’s Chekmenev elected to Russian Academy of Sciences

Mar. 3, 2016—Vanderbilt researcher Eduard Chekmenev, Ph.D., has been elected to the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) for his efforts to develop imaging markers for cancer and lung disease using hyperpolarized magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

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Using MRI to assess myelin health

Jan. 25, 2016—Vanderbilt investigators report an improved model for estimating brain health, using MRI.

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