Reporter Jan 21 2022
Jan. 20, 2022—The Vanderbilt Transplant Center established a new record in calendar year 2021 for total solid organ transplants, performing 645 life-saving procedures among its adult and pediatric organ transplant programs.
Jan. 20, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Meharry Medical College and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine are the recipients of a $12.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to jointly develop the Southeast Collaborative for Innovative and Equitable Solutions to Chronic Disease Disparities.
Jan. 20, 2022—Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have developed a new method for identifying drugs for the repurposing trials that can lead to new indications for drugs already in use.
Jan. 20, 2022— by Paul Govern The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced it will award $170 million over five years to clinics and centers across the country to study individual responses to food and dietary routines and develop electronic algorithms to support personalized nutrition recommendations. The program, called Nutrition for Precision Health (NPH), will recruit...
Jan. 20, 2022—David Erasmus, MBChB, MD, assistant professor of Medicine, joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center earlier this month as medical director of the Vanderbilt Lung Transplant Program.
Jan. 20, 2022—Laura Jo Turner Dugas, who along with her brothers Cal Jr. and Steve Turner and their families, have been longtime supporters of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, died on Dec. 26, 2021. She was 84.
Jan. 20, 2022—A new poll of Tennessee parents from the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy has found that education and school quality top the list of parental concerns in the state.
Jan. 20, 2022—A new study found that several, but not all, of the human monoclonal antibodies used clinically to prevent patients from becoming severely ill from COVID-19 may not be protective against the Omicron variant now sweeping across the United States.
Jan. 20, 2022—Vanderbilt's Ambra Pozzi, PhD, has been elected president of the American Society for Matrix Biology (ASMB), a scientific organization that promotes research on the extracellular matrix with the aim of improving human health.
Jan. 19, 2022—Vanderbilt University’s School of Medicine and School of Nursing hosted the 21st annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture on Monday, Jan. 17.
Jan. 19, 2022—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered that early inappropriate activation of the enzyme plasmin caused by severe injury is a trigger of systemic inflammatory response syndrome and resulting organ failure.
Jan. 19, 2022—A clinical score system developed by researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) has been validated that can guide peptide receptor radionuclide therapy treatment decisions.