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Reporter Oct 7 2022

Heart Walk

Oct. 6, 2022—The money is still rolling in, but so far last Saturday’s Greater Nashville Heart Walk has raised more than $1.6 million in its fight against heart disease and stroke as well as provide funding for public and professional education and community service programs.

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Paper defines AI-related competencies for health professionals

Oct. 6, 2022—Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and IBM Watson Health engaged experts from around the country in defining a set of AI-related clinical competencies for health care professionals.

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Vanderbilt’s Terker wins NIH Director’s Early Independence Award

Oct. 4, 2022—Andrew Terker, MD, PhD, a physician scientist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center who is committed to advancing the understanding and treatment of kidney disease, has received a 2022 National Institutes of Health Director’s Early Independence Award.

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Minority patients less likely to have amyloid plaques necessary for Alzheimer’s treatments

Oct. 3, 2022—Fewer Black, Hispanic and Asian patients meet biomarker qualifications for landmark treatments that may slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease by targeting amyloid plaques, according to new findings published in JAMA Neurology.

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Vanderbilt Health Pleasant View now open

Sep. 30, 2022—The new Vanderbilt Health Pleasant View outpatient clinic offers greater convenience to primary care and specialized medical services for patients in Cheatham, Montgomery and Robertson counties.

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