Panoramic ‘DNA’ podcast Season 3 explores elements of well-being
Sep. 5, 2022— Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s award-winning podcast, Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action, (DNA) is back for its third season with a new format emphasizing collaboration to convene in-depth, vibrant explorations of how the current era of rapid change impacts mental and physical well-being. ‘Shapeshifters: Changing the Mental Health Story,’ released on Sept. 5, explores...
Original podcast series explores ideas, issues shaping health and health care
Aug. 11, 2020—Listen to Episode 1 and subscribe on your favorite platform. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is launching Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action, an original podcast series exploring the issues and scientific advancements shaping health, medicine and society. The series takes the listener deep into the world of health care through conversations with more than 30...
Barbershops targeted to improve health of black men
Feb. 18, 2020—Black men with high blood pressure could benefit from a research study beginning this month to check their vitals while they are getting a haircut at a barbershop.
Protein levels in urine after acute kidney injury predict future loss of kidney function
Jan. 28, 2020—High levels of protein in a patient’s urine after acute kidney injury is associated with increased risk of kidney disease progression, Vanderbilt researchers report.
Study sheds light on link between cannabis, anxiety and stress
Jan. 15, 2020—A molecule produced by the brain that activates the same receptors as marijuana is protective against stress by reducing anxiety-causing connections between two brain regions.
Scavengers “protect” HDL
Jun. 29, 2018—Jun. 29, 2018—Lipid molecules that bind to HDL can modify its function — and blocking that modification can protect HDL and potentially lower the risk of atherosclerosis and heart disease.
Vanderbilt thinkers come together for StrategyShare18
Jun. 28, 2018—Jun. 28, 2018—A multidisciplinary cross section of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt University community gathered Tuesday during StrategyShare18, an interactive half-day event to share ideas, invite collaborations and spur new initiatives.
Vanderbilt recognized again for cancer prevention activities
Jun. 19, 2014—Vanderbilt continues to win recognition for its commitment to helping employees stay healthy, including support for activities that may protect against cancer. Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), in conjunction with Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), has been re-accredited as a CEO Cancer Gold Standard employer for 2014. In 2001, former President George H.W. Bush asked a...