Apr. 7, 2022—A computer program developed by VUMC transplant pharmacists and pharmacy IT technicians is helping patients adhere to the often-strict medication regimens required after undergoing a transplant.
Mar. 16, 2022—Donate Life T-shirts are available at The VUH Gift Shop, which is located on the second floor of Medical Center East, just over the sky bridge and across from the MCE Pharmacy. The shirts, which are limited in supply, are $15.99 and can be worn in support of April as Donate Life Month. In addition,...
Jan. 27, 2022—When Vanderbilt's Kanisha Sizemore, CPhT, helps transplant patients with their medications, she knows what they’re going through.
Oct. 7, 2021— by Bill Snyder Vanderbilt University Medical Center is participating in a national study aimed at answering some hard questions about kidney transplantation in the African American community, with the goal of improving patient outcomes. Black Americans are nearly four times more likely than whites to develop kidney failure requiring dialysis. Up to 70% of...
Oct. 1, 2020—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has completed its 10,000th organ transplant, a monumental achievement representing nearly 60 years of life-saving work.
Aug. 12, 2020—For years, doctors told Piper Davis it was impossible to have a heart transplant. She was born with just one ventricle, or pumping chamber, instead of two. A generation ago, such patients didn’t survive into adulthood.
Feb. 6, 2020—Josh Ferris was sitting in a hunting blind on Nov. 15, 2018, the first day of deer season in Michigan and the one-year anniversary of his stem cell donation, when he received an email from Todd Adams of Nashville, the recipient of his life-saving gift.
Dec. 16, 2019—The Division of Infectious Diseases is seeking applicants for its new Transplant Infectious Diseases/Immunocompromised Host (TID/ICH) Fellowship Program.