Reporter July 15 2022
Jul. 15, 2022—Season 3 of the “Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action” podcast series will kick off with a live Twitter Spaces chat about mental health, featuring several teens from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee.
Jul. 15, 2022—Vanderbilt's Andreana Holowatyj, PhD, MSCI, has been named the inaugural chair of the scientific advisory board for the Appendix Cancer Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Research Foundation.
Jul. 14, 2022— by Nancy Humphrey Thomas Scott, who is legally blind and lives alone, had trouble getting around his home. Navigating stairs was difficult, and the lighting in his home wasn’t ideal. To make matters worse, the 73-year-old southeast Nashville man doesn’t have the best balance. But thanks to a collaborative effort and pilot program between...
Jul. 14, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received a five-year, $4.5 million grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute to assess clinical outcomes and economic value of screening large, diverse health care populations for disease risk using polygenic risk scores.
Jul. 14, 2022—Three aspiring physician-scientists in Vanderbilt University’s Medical Scientist Training Program are among this year’s recipients of highly competitive P.E.O. Scholar Awards.
Jul. 14, 2022—The American Nurses Credentialing Center will bring a team of appraisers to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Aug. 10-12 as part of the Magnet fourth designation process.
Jul. 14, 2022—Vanderbilt's Raymond Gardocki, MD, played an instrumental role in developing and implanting the Flarehawk 9 — a first-of-its-kind interbody implant that can be placed endoscopically during spinal lumbar fusion surgery.
Jul. 14, 2022—Vanderbilt's Heather Darling, PMP, has been selected as a Future of the Field honoree by the Society of Research Administrators International.
Jul. 14, 2022—Vanderbilt research finds that hospitals' 30-day readmission rates were lower if they had a larger supply of primary care physicians, nursing homes or palliative care services nearby.
Jul. 13, 2022—Vanderbilt recently launched a new multidisciplinary Fontan Clinic, which will provide an ongoing, coordinated care plan for children and teens, ages 10-19, who have had the Fontan procedure for single ventricle heart disease.