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Reporter September 2023

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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State of the Department of Pediatrics address highlights growth, achievements

Sep. 21, 2023—During his State of the Department of Pediatrics address, Steven Webber, MBChB, MRCP, celebrated the department’s people, highlighted the achievements of the past fiscal year and provided insights into the journey ahead.

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World’s research data administrators descend on Seattle for REDCapCon 2023

Sep. 21, 2023—Institutional research data administrators from around world got their REDCap on at REDCapCon 2023, held Sept. 10-13 in Seattle.

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VUMC study reveals critical first steps to cancer

Sep. 20, 2023—A new study by Vanderbilt researchers provides a remarkably detailed view of the earliest events leading to the development of cancer, and of potential new ways to prevent it.

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$52 million NIH grant brings ELVIS to VUMC

Sep. 19, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center scientists are launching a research platform called ELVIS that is devoted to molecular underpinnings of early-childhood determinants of health.

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Beauchamp honored at symposium highlighting basic research by surgeon scientists

Sep. 19, 2023—The profound impact of R. Daniel Beauchamp, MD, former chair of the Section of Surgical Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, was deeply evident at a recent symposium highlighting basic research conducted by numerous surgeons and physician-scientists, all of whom were closely associated with the noted physician-scientist.

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Edwards, Gastineau, Brady honored by the Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Sep. 19, 2023—The Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics has awarded top honors to three physicians in the Vanderbilt Department of Pediatrics.

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Updated COVID-19 vaccine available for VUMC employees and patients

Sep. 19, 2023—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved an updated mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine provides better protection against current strains of COVID-19 that are circulating as we transition into the fall/winter virus season.

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Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital receives highest accreditation from the College of American Pathologists

Sep. 15, 2023—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital’s lab has been awarded accreditation from the College of American Pathologists based on results of a recent onsite inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs.

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LifeFlight Event Event Medicine now official provider for the Grand Ole Opry, Ryman Auditorium

Sep. 15, 2023—Vanderbilt LifeFlight Event Medicine is now the official event medicine provider for the Grand Ole Opry and the Ryman Auditorium.

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A year of teamwork restores patient’s arm after devastating accident

Sep. 15, 2023—Hundreds of Vanderbilt Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Occupational Therapy clinicians have played a role in saving and restoring the function of patient Dawn Reed’s right arm and hand after a utility terrain vehicle accident.

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