Reporter Feb 14 2020
Feb. 13, 2020—VUMC researchers are conducting a five-year multisite trial to explore potential methods for predicting which patients may have a worse course of depression or are most vulnerable to recurrent episodes.
Feb. 13, 2020—An advocacy group for patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase positive lung cancer has awarded a $500,000 grant dedicated to overcoming treatment resistance to the cancer.
Feb. 13, 2020—An initiative at VUMC is helping patients recover more quickly from major surgery, leave the hospital earlier and have fewer side effects from their pain management.
Feb. 13, 2020—Vanderbilt is testing a device to assist in locating parathyroid glands during surgery.
Feb. 13, 2020—A new algorithm for artificial intelligence-assisted calcium scoring can accurately determine cardiovascular risk across a range of CT scans and in a racially diverse population.
Feb. 12, 2020—Beginning this month, researchers from VUMC and the University of Vermont are launching a study to examine whether cognitive changes that occur at menopause for some women are related to an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease.
Feb. 12, 2020—To celebrate the debut of a new primary care clinic and walk-in clinic in Mt. Juliet, Vanderbilt Health will hold an open house on Friday, Feb. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the clinics’ new location.
Feb. 12, 2020—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is one of the original pediatric heart transplant programs in the country, and after 30 years, the program continues to rank among the best.
Feb. 12, 2020—Richard Locksley, MD, director of the Sandler Asthma Basic Research Center at the University of California, San Francisco, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 20.
Feb. 7, 2020—by Craig Boerner Emergency Medicine and Trauma Surgery researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are joining the Nashville Fire Department and nearly two dozen emergency medical service agencies across the country in a Department of Defense (DOD)-funded clinical trial aimed at improving survival with breathing techniques used to keep patients alive at the scene of...