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Reporter September 2023

Grant bolsters research to address rising maternal mortality rates

Oct. 27, 2023—Study seeks to better understand the mechanism behind the association between preeclampsia and other hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and cardiovascular disease.

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Educational event zooms in on complex world of microbes

Sep. 29, 2023—More than 100 children and their families attended the sixth annual MEGAMicrobe community science recently at Gower Elementary School in Nashville.

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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center to begin estimating prevalence of cerebral palsy in Middle Tennessee

Sep. 29, 2023—Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders has received funding to monitor and estimate prevalence of cerebral palsy (CP) in Middle Tennessee.

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‘Boot camp’ draws critical care nurses from across nation

Sep. 28, 2023—Nurse practitioners and physician assistants from around the country recently attended Vanderbilt's 12th annual ACNP/PA Critical Care Boot Camp.

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Drug trial shows reduced abnormal bone formation in those with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva

Sep. 28, 2023—A Vanderbilt clinical trial evaluating the investigational drug garetosmab has shown that it reduced soft-tissue flare-ups significantly and prevented new areas of abnormal bone formation in patients with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva.

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VUMC performs novel reoperative lung and kidney transplant

Sep. 27, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has performed its first combined reoperative lung and kidney transplant.

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Advanced Practice Fellowship Program gains ANCC accreditation

Sep. 27, 2023—Vanderbilt's Advanced Practice Fellowship Program has been accredited as an Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs.

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New SMART rotation of military personnel takes place

Sep. 27, 2023—The latest Strategic Medical Asset Readiness Training (SMART) rotation, which included 12 members of the United States military, recently came to Vanderbilt University Medical Center to work in clinical areas of the adult hospital.

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Academics, entrepreneurs gather for first annual AI event

Sep. 26, 2023—Artificial intelligence experts from industry and from Vanderbilt gathered on the VUMC campus recently for the first annual Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Sessions, or HAIS 23, sponsored by the Brock Family Center.

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Nominations sought for Research Staff Awards

Sep. 22, 2023—Nominations for the 2023 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Research Staff Awards are now being accepted. The nomination deadline is Oct. 20.

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Laboratory employees get an early look at new facility

Sep. 22, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center laboratory employees, their families and many others involved in the ongoing transformation of the Medical Center's laboratories had a first peek at the new 110,000-square-foot core laboratory space during a recent open house.

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Debra Friedman receives Hyundai Hope On Wheels Impact Award

Sep. 22, 2023—Debra Friedman, MD, MS, has been awarded a $100,000 Hyundai Hope On Wheels Impact Award to examine outcomes in pediatric, adolescent and young adult sarcoma patients and survivors.

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