Reporter June 30 2023
Jun. 29, 2023—Former patient William Nolan is now a VUMC Trauma Peer Visitor, supporting others recovering from life-changing injuries.
Jun. 29, 2023—An antioxidant transporter of the trace mineral selenium that protects against inflammatory bowel disease has the opposite effect in colorectal cancer, where it promotes tumor growth, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have reported.
Jun. 29, 2023—Vanderbilt investigators have revealed the mechanisms by which the chemokine receptor CXCR2, is associated with melanoma tumor formation and growth — a discovery that supports the continued development of drugs that inhibit the receptor’s activity.
Jun. 29, 2023—Mamie Williams, PhD, MPH, MSN, APRN, senior director of Nursing Diversity and Inclusion at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named co-chair of the American Nurses Association’s Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation Advisory Committee.
Jun. 29, 2023—New research shows that about half of pediatric patients who died of sepsis over the past 20 years at Vanderbilt University Medical Center had evidence of an inflammatory state called persistent inflammation, immunosuppression and catabolism syndrome.
Jun. 29, 2023—Ayaka Sugiura, PhD, and Camille Wang, aspiring physician-scientists in the Medical Scientist Training Program at Vanderbilt, are among this year’s recipients of highly competitive P.E.O. Scholar Awards.
Jun. 29, 2023—Sarrah Spohnholtz, MSN, RN, has been named director of Nurse Safety and Well-being at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Jun. 27, 2023—Joseph Magliocca, MD, has been named director of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center and surgical director of the Pediatric Liver Transplant Program.
Jun. 27, 2023—Paul Harris, PhD, has been appointed to a new role as Vice President for Research Informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Jun. 27, 2023—Vanderbilt's Peter Embí, MD, MS, has been named to a National Academy of Medicine committee working to produce a code of conduct for the development and use of artificial intelligence in health, medical care and health research.
Jun. 23, 2023—This time next year, Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks will have 61,000-square-feet of additional clinical space thanks to a renovation project that kicks off July 5.