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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 receives $51 million in NIH grants to improve efficiency of conducting clinical trials across the US

Aug. 9, 2023—Vanderbilt researchers have been awarded two five-year federal grants totaling $51 million to harness new and existing approaches for boosting recruitment and removing roadblocks to the efficiency of conducting clinical trials throughout the country.

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Reception honors Gordon Bernard’s decades of service and contributions

Jul. 20, 2023—Gordon Bernard, MD, was honored at a reception on July 19 in recognition of his contributions to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for more than 40 years.

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VUMC app used by research participants around the world

May. 24, 2023—MyCap is a secure, customizable mobile computing application (for smartphone or tablet) used to collect data from research participants on a remote basis. At Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where MyCap was created and launched in 2018, some 107 projects have used the app, and by 2021, research participants in 135 countries had installed the free app.

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VUMC establishes novel Center for Learning Healthcare

Jan. 26, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has established a first-of-its-kind Center for Learning Healthcare that will bring together clinicians, health system operations leaders and researchers to generate evidence in the course of health care delivery to continuously improve the quality, value and safety of health care offered to patients.

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VUMC Announces VICTR Leadership Transition

Dec. 16, 2022—by Bill Snyder Gordon Bernard, MD, a leader in clinical and translational medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center for more than 40 years, will step aside from his institutional leadership roles in July 2023 to focus more on his research interests and allow a new generation of leaders to take center stage. Bernard, the Melinda...

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Clinical trial at VUMC tests novel treatment for asthma

Nov. 10, 2022—VUMC has begun enrolling patients with asthma in a clinical trial of a novel treatment: a medication approved to treat diabetes and obesity.

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VUMC to test whether Alzheimer’s drug can ease lupus symptoms

Oct. 6, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is partnering with Evergreen Therapeutics Inc. to test whether an Alzheimer’s drug, memantine, can improve cognitive symptoms associated with systemic lupus.

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Self named co-principal investigator of Vanderbilt’s Clinical and Translational Science Award

Sep. 22, 2022—Wesley Self, MD, MPH, a physician-scientist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named co-principal investigator (co-PI) of Vanderbilt’s Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA).  

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Researchers discover how salt increases blood pressure

Aug. 17, 2022—A Vanderbilt research team has discovered that activation of a certain protein complex involved in the inflammatory response in immune cells contributes to salt-sensitive hypertension.

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VUMC and Roivant Social Ventures announce collaboration to develop therapies for underserved populations

Jul. 6, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Roivant Social Ventures (RSV) this week announced an intention to collaborate in developing therapies for traditionally underserved populations and diseases.

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Researchers add sign language videos to electronic surveys

Jun. 16, 2022—A new external module in Vanderbilt's REDCap improves electronic survey accessibility for respondents who are deaf. The module makes it easy to embed individual sign language videos for each survey question and answer.

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