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Reporter Dec 3 2021

Study examines genetic risk for suicide attempt

Nov. 30, 2021—New research from Vanderbilt identifies the first replicated genomic region contributing to risk of suicide attempt and confirms that genetic risk for the trait is not driven solely by risk for psychiatric disorders.

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VUMC researchers involved in developing Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine featured in Smithsonian exhibit

Nov. 23, 2021—Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center who contributed to the development of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine are featured in a new exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.

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Policy on access to the electronic medical records of patients and employees updated

Nov. 22, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has updated its policy on “Authorization to Access Medical Records of Self and Others.”

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Vanderbilt voices featured in Alzheimer’s webcast

Nov. 19, 2021—Vanderbilt researchers took part in an online panel discussion this week sponsored by the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement (WAM), hosted by journalist and author Maria Shriver, the organization’s founder, and NBC news anchor Richard Lui.

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