Reporter March 31 2023
Mar. 30, 2023—More than 75% of patients facing amputation from the most severe form of peripheral artery disease were able to keep their limb after an innovative treatment as part of a multicenter study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Mar. 30, 2023—According to Tennessee’s 2022 Child Fatality Annual Report, over the past five years, white infants accounted for most of the sleep-related infant deaths in Tennessee, but Black infants were three times more likely to suffer a sleep-related fatality.
Mar. 30, 2023—Vanderbilt has received an NIH grant to launch the Vanderbilt Antibody and Antigen Discovery for Clostridioides difficile Vaccines, or VANDy-CdV.
Mar. 30, 2023—Lily Hensiek's family has made a new $1 million commitment to endow the Lily’s Garden Discovery Researcher Fund in the Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology in the Department of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Mar. 30, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is relaunching its Nurse Wellness Committee, part of ongoing efforts to promote well-being and resilience in its nursing team.
Mar. 30, 2023—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center has started offering scalp cooling, which mitigates hair loss for patients receiving certain chemotherapy regimens.
Mar. 30, 2023—The urology fellowship training program focused on women’s urologic health and reconstruction, known as Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, is celebrating its 20th anniversary and graduating its 20th fellow in June at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Mar. 30, 2023—The COVID-19 vaccination site at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks will close on April 7.
Mar. 30, 2023—Vanderbilt researcher P. Brent Ferrell, MD, is leading one of five projects selected by the 2022 Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research Global Scholars Program.
Mar. 30, 2023—Vanderbilt's Kim Sandler, MD, has been named co-chair of the Lung Cancer Screening Steering Committee for the American College of Radiology.