Reporter Oct 22 2021
Oct. 21, 2021—Vanderbilt is playing a key role in a new NIH flagship initiative, the Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Consortium to Advance Health Equity and Researcher Diversity.
Oct. 21, 2021—An international research team has developed a new resource that connects genetic variants and protein expression, which is expected to speed the identification of genes that cause disease — and point to novel treatment strategies.
Oct. 21, 2021—by Emily Stembridge Vanderbilt Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery has acquired an SP (single port) surgical robot that will help provide more targeted and accurate transoral robotic surgery (TORS) for patients with head and neck cancer. The new robot features a single port with a flexible camera and three different surgical instruments, as well as an...
Oct. 21, 2021—Vanderbilt has established clinics for children with adrenoleukodystrophy and other genetic disorders that are found on newborn screening, including Fabry disease, Krabbe disease and others.
Oct. 21, 2021—Vanderbilt's Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is working to educate clinicians about augmentative and alternative communication methods for patients with communication disorders.
Oct. 21, 2021— by Jessica Pasley In a large, prospective study of children with COVID-19 infection at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, researchers found that most children experienced brief and mild illness with a small minority requiring hospitalization. During the onset of the pandemic, medical teams were not sure how the infection would impact children....
Oct. 21, 2021—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center is leading an ambitious project to assess the impact of environmental exposures on cancer risk for people living in Southern states.
Oct. 21, 2021—An international phenomenon of involuntary movements and vocalizations in adolescent girls is now believed to be a functional movement disorder, and while the causes are unclear, TikTok and other social medial platforms may be important contributors.