Reporter Aug 26 2022
Aug. 25, 2022—by Bill Snyder Vanderbilt University Medical Center has opened a state-of-the-art automated biobanking system that can store as many as 10 million biospecimens, including blood and body fluids, tissue, and genetic and protein material, at temperatures down to minus 80 degrees Celsius. The “BioStore” was purchased from its manufacturer, Massachusetts-based Azenta Life Sciences, with the...
Aug. 25, 2022—by Matt Batcheldor VUMC nurses are collaborating with Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) to mentor high school students to become medical assistants or care partners who have identified a future goal of being a registered nurse. Members of the Medical Center’s Nurse Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee (NDEIC) will meet monthly with 19 high school...
Aug. 25, 2022—Gastrointestinal inflammation, such as occurs in inflammatory bowel disease, triggers the expansion of a population of “bone-eating” cells, leading to bone loss.
Aug. 25, 2022—Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have discovered why the uropathogenic bacterium E. coli, the leading cause of urinary tract infections, is so tenacious; their findings could lead to new ways to prevent recurrent UTIs.
Aug. 25, 2022—An increase in certain antibodies in patients with rheumatoid arthritis can serve as a predictive biomarker for cardiovascular disease, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.
Aug. 25, 2022—Crystal Jackson, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, has been named senior director of Vanderbilt Nursing Education & Professional Development.
Aug. 25, 2022—Victor Legner, MD, has been named to the new role of associate vice chair for Network Services for the Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Aug. 25, 2022—John Scott, MD, has been named as the new executive medical director of Vanderbilt's Primary Care Patient Care Center.