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AMA Celebrates Five Years of VUSM Education Innovation

On June 5, representatives from the American Medical Association's Accelerating Change in Medical Education (ACE) leadership team visited Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) to review accomplishments made during the past five years of VUSM's participation in the ACE consortium.

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Nashville Biosciences Launches
Nashville Biosciences Launches

In April, Vanderbilt University Medical Center announced the launch of a wholly owned subsidiary to advance drug and diagnostic discoveries.

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March of Dimes Honors Outstanding Middle Tennessee Nurses at Annual Gala
March of Dimes Honors Outstanding Middle Tennessee Nurses at Annual Gala

Nashville Medical News is honored to serve as media sponsor for the annual March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards. We salute the winners and all the nominees for their dedication in caring for our community.

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Novel Knee Surgery Uses Patient's Regrown Cartilage Cells
Novel Knee Surgery Uses Patient's Regrown Cartilage Cells

Vanderbilt has become the first in Tennessee to perform next gen knee surgery with an implant containing the patient's own regrown cartilage cells.

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A Cut Above
A Cut Above

Innovation in orthopaedics makes Nashville a leader in bone and joint treatment.

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New Antiviral Drug Inhibits Epidemic SARS, MERS & More
New Antiviral Drug Inhibits Epidemic SARS, MERS & More

A multi-institutional team of researchers has found a new antiviral drug candidate that could treat or prevent a number of potential pandemic outbreaks.

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March of Dimes, VUMC Partner on Group Prenatal Program
March of Dimes, VUMC Partner on Group Prenatal Program

Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the March of Dimes, with the support of the Tennessee Department of Health and UnitedHealth Group, are working together to offer a new model of group prenatal care called Supportive Pregnancy Care® (SPC) to area women and babies.

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Study Shows Antibiotics Effective for Treatment of Small Skin Infections

New multicenter research, which included Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators, could change treatment approaches to simple skin abscesses, infections often caused by Staphylococcus aureus (staph) bacteria.

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Rapid RNA Testing Dials Up Quicker Diagnostics
Rapid RNA Testing Dials Up Quicker Diagnostics

The sooner you know, the sooner you can act - advances in RNA diagnostics are helping providers identify disease more rapidly and move to the treatment phase.

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VUMC Studying Potential Approach to Reverse Precancerous Stomach Lesions
VUMC Studying Potential Approach to Reverse Precancerous Stomach Lesions

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) cancer researcher James Goldenring, MD, PhD, has received a two-year, $200,000 grant from the DeGregorio Family Foundation in Pleasantville, New York, to begin clinical trials of a potential approach for reversing precancerous stomach lesions.

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Vanderbilt Joins Cutting-Edge Obesity Research Network

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is one of four centers receiving a $15 million, four-year research award from the American Heart Association to provide cutting-edge research on obesity as part of its sixth Strategically Focused Research Network (SFRN).

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CAC Raises Heart Disease Risk for Younger Adults
CAC Raises Heart Disease Risk for Younger Adults

New report finds even a small amount of coronary artery calcium in those under age 50 is a big predictor of increased risk for coronary heart disease.

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On the Front Lines of Oral Cavity Cancer Prevention, Detection
On the Front Lines of Oral Cavity Cancer Prevention, Detection

Dentists, dental hygienists, pediatricians, family practitioners and other primary care providers play an important role in the early detection of oral cavity cancers, and ... equally importantly ... in fostering prevention by providing education on key risk factors.

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Vanderbilt Investigational Alzheimer's Drug Scheduled for First Study in Humans
Vanderbilt Investigational Alzheimer's Drug Scheduled for First Study in Humans

After a decade of work, Vanderbilt scientists have received the green light to take a novel drug to the next step in humans.

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Balser, Jeff, MD, PhD
Balser, Jeff, MD, PhD

President & CEO
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Dean
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

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ONcology Rounds
ONcology Rounds

Tennessee Investigators Active in Research, Recommendations

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19th Annual Harold
19th Annual Harold "Jobe" Bernard Stroke & Neurosciences Symposium

November 3-4 • Hilton Garden Inn

Registration Deadline:

Friday, Oct. 21

Strategies for acute stroke management have changed considerably in the past two years, including two new devices for removing clots and five new studies on interventional management of stroke in 2015. Come learn about these innovations and more.

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Inclusive by Nature
Inclusive by Nature

Cardiologist André L. Churchwell, MD, FACC, is well known for his passion for patient care, penchant for style, an engaging smile, and a firm belief that the field of medicine should be representative of the population it serves.

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