Reporter May 26 2023
May. 24, 2023—MyCap is a secure, customizable mobile computing application (for smartphone or tablet) used to collect data from research participants on a remote basis. At Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where MyCap was created and launched in 2018, some 107 projects have used the app, and by 2021, research participants in 135 countries had installed the free app.
May. 24, 2023—Members of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Canby Robinson Society recently joined CEO and President Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, and his wife, Melinda, at Cheekwood Botanic Hall for the Spring Donor Celebration, an annual event honoring donors for their loyal support.
May. 24, 2023—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has been named a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE) by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
May. 24, 2023—The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is presenting the research team of Brenda Pun, DNP, RN, FCCM and E. Wesley Ely, MD, MPH, with its AACN Pioneering Spirit Award.
Child Health Poll: more than 1-in-4 Tennessee parents worried their kids have undiagnosed depression, anxiety
May. 24, 2023—The latest analysis of the 2023 Tennessee Child Health Poll, released during National Mental Health Awareness Month, has found that roughly 29% of Tennessee parents are concerned their child has undiagnosed anxiety or depression.
May. 24, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Lea Davis, PhD, and longtime colleagues Ekaterina (Katya) Khramtsova, PhD, and Barbara Stranger, PhD, are among seven authors of a paper published May 11 in the journal Cell that outlines “best practices” for evaluating the impact of both sex and gender on human health.
May. 24, 2023—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine continues to distinguish itself as a world leader in teaching, research and patient care, Dean Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, said Friday during the Spring Faculty Assembly.
May. 24, 2023—The 2023 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Faculty Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Extraordinary Performance of Clinical Service, and Outstanding Contributions to Research were presented May 19 during the annual spring faculty meeting. Awards and recipients are listed below.
May. 22, 2023—A new project, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) and led by Aaron Moberly, MD, and Metin Gurcan, PhD, professor and director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics and the Clinical Image Analysis Lab at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, aims to develop machine learning applications to analyze eardrum videos collected with a digital otoscope.