Reporter Sept 17 2021
VHVI reaches milestone in cardiac monitor implants
Sep. 15, 2021—Vanderbilt has reached a new milestone in implanting CardioMEMS remote cardiac monitoring devices.
Older age, chronic co-morbidities associated with more severe COVID disease in children
Sep. 15, 2021—Vanderbilt research found that multiple factors are associated with the severity of COVID-19 disease in children, including older age and chronic co-morbidities such as obesity, diabetes and neurologic conditions.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center files for new Certificate of Need to build Rutherford Co. hospital
Sep. 15, 2021—Vanderbilt is filing a Certificate of Need application with Tennessee’s Health Services and Development Agency to build a new 42-bed hospital in Murfreesboro.
Caught in a web: study reveals that immune cells cooperate to trap and kill bacteria
Sep. 10, 2021—Vanderbilt researchers have identified a new antibacterial mechanism that could inspire novel strategies for combating staph and other extracellular bacterial pathogens.
Novel immunotherapy shows robust response for multiple myeloma
Sep. 10, 2021—Vanderbilt research found that a novel immunotherapy demonstrated robust effectiveness in treating relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma.