Reporter Aug 7 2015
Aug. 6, 2015—Russell Rothman, M.D., MPP, professor of Medicine, Pediatrics and Health Policy, chief of the Section of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and director of the Vanderbilt Center for Health Services Research, has been named assistant vice chancellor for Population Health Research.
Aug. 6, 2015—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) investigators and colleagues at several major medical centers have been testing a new targeted therapy that is showing promise for the treatment of a rare tumor that forms in and around joint cavities.
Aug. 6, 2015—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and Dysautonomia International are partnering to launch the first large international study on postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), which impacts an estimated 500,000 to 3 million patients in the United States and millions more around the globe.
Aug. 6, 2015—Bruce Damon, Ph.D., has been named director of Vanderbilt University’s Chemical and Physical Biology (CPB) graduate program, which prepares students for “cutting-edge” research careers at the interface of the chemical sciences, physical sciences and biology.
Aug. 6, 2015—Pioneering Vanderbilt University structural biologist Charles Sanders, Ph.D., has been named interim editor of Biochemistry, an eminent journal for publishing research articles about the molecular structure, mechanisms and interactions of important biological molecules.
Aug. 6, 2015—Vanderbilt’s Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences has launched the Vanderbilt Clinical Trials Radiology Support Core.