Reporter Feb 8 2013
Feb. 7, 2013—On a recent Monday afternoon, the Pediatric Emergency Department at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt moved — within minutes — from the typical hustle and bustle of seeing and admitting patients to an entire children’s hospital on a state of full community alert.
Feb. 7, 2013—Budding yeast occupies a place of honor in the pantheon of human history. Saccharomyces cerevisiae has been used for baking and alcoholic fermentation for thousands of years.
Feb. 7, 2013—The Vanderbilt Commodores Women’s Basketball team will be decked out in pink uniforms when they take the home court this Sunday, Feb. 10, at 3 p.m., in a matchup against the Kentucky Wildcats.
Feb. 7, 2013—Cancer patients undergoing some forms of chemotherapy often lose some or all of their hair, as well as eyebrows and eyelashes.
Feb. 7, 2013—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will host a pediatric nursing job fair from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the second floor performance stage of the hospital.
Feb. 7, 2013—In an emotional moment at the Shade Tree Clinic, patient Faris Al-Jashami grasped medical student Stephen Dorner’s hand and vigorously shook it. He thanked Dorner repeatedly for helping him, but it wasn’t help for a medical problem.
Feb. 7, 2013—A team led by Vanderbilt University investigators has discovered two new genes — both coding for the signaling protein calmodulin — associated with severe early-onset disorders of heart rhythm.
Feb. 7, 2013—On Jan. 10, the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt reached impressive new territory — 365 days without a single case of central line associated blood stream infection (CLABSI), catheter associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) or ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP).