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Reporter Aug 14 2015

VUMC study shifts thinking on how bone fractures heal

Aug. 13, 2015—New findings show that fibrin, a protein that was thought to play a key role in fracture healing, is not required, shifting understanding of how fractures heal.

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VUMC pulmonary team launches study of rare lung disease

Aug. 13, 2015—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is launching a research study for a rare disease called Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome (HPS), an inherited disorder that causes albinism, decreased visual acuity and susceptibility to bleeding due to platelet dysfunction.

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Employees celebrate, enjoy treats at Vandy Chills

Aug. 12, 2015—Vanderbilt employees celebrated with co-workers while enjoying frozen treats at Vandy Chills on Aug. 7.

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