Innovation

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Unsung Zeros: How biostatistics advances personalized health in the era of smart data

VUMC is acrawl with statistical design, bias detection and analysis that’s recognized with $532 million in federal and nonfederal research support.

New center focused on advancing health AI to launch at VUMC

The Department of Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center has launched its groundbreaking center for health Artificial Intelligence (AI) – ADVANCE (AI Discovery and Vigilance to Accelerate Innovation and Clinical Excellence).

System offers new option to treat mitral regurgitation

In a novel procedure, the Vanderbilt Heart & Vascular Institute (VHVI) successfully performed the first large-flange Innovalve transcatheter mitral valve replacement.

Vanderbilt to host international conference on endocrine surgery, March 14-16

New NIH grant funds novel brain network approach to improve epilepsy surgery

Investigators received a $3.2 million grant to develop novel brain network-based measures to guide surgical decisions and improve outcomes in the field of epilepsy surgery. The project builds upon work recently published by VUMC investigators in the journal Brain.

Innovations improve the lives of patients with IBD

Two recent innovations — point-of-care intestinal ultrasound and functional medicine — are improving the lives of patients at the Vanderbilt Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks.

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