Clinical

Vanderbilt Enrolling Participants for Early Alzheimer’s Study

Jan 27, 2023 at 12:39 pm by Staff

  The Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer’s Center is recruiting individuals age 50 and older to participate in a study researching early drivers of Alzheimer’s.... Read More

New spray fights infections and antibiotic resistance

Jan 27, 2023 at 12:31 pm by Staff

  The World Health Organization (WHO) ranks antibiotic resistance as one of the top ten threats to global health. There is therefore a great need for new solutions to.... Read More

Aegis Sciences Corporation Study Shows Widespread Distribution of Xylazine 

Jan 27, 2023 at 10:27 am by Staff

NASHVILLE – Aegis Sciences Corporation, a health care testing lab based in Nashville, has published a Journal of Addiction Medicine study finding a widespread presence o.... Read More

Study Comparing Early Interventions for Sepsis Shows Patients Have Identical Outcomes

Jan 23, 2023 at 02:42 pm by Staff

  Vanderbilt University Medical Center had a leading role in a large national study designed to compare two early interventions in the treatment of patients with sepsis,.... Read More

Quantifying the difference between cellular distributions  

Jan 23, 2023 at 02:20 pm by Staff

    By Dr. Amanda Randles, Ph.D., Professor of Biomedical Sciences — Duke University     Year after year, incredible strides are made in the.... Read More

Regulating immunological memory may help immune system fight disease, MU study finds

Jan 23, 2023 at 02:10 pm by Staff

  Scientists have long sought to better understand the human body’s immune responses that occur during various diseases, including cancer and inflammatory diseases.... Read More

Experimental HIV vaccine regimen safe but ineffective, study finds

Jan 22, 2023 at 10:12 pm by Staff

  The clinical trial began in 2019 and involved 3,900 volunteers.   An investigational HIV vaccine regimen tested among men who have sex with men (MSM) and transg.... Read More

What Older Americans Need to Know About Taking Paxlovid

Jan 22, 2023 at 09:41 pm by Staff

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News   A new coronavirus variant is circulating, the most transmissible one yet. Hospitalizations of infected patient.... Read More

Study reveals new genetic disorder that causes susceptibility to opportunistic infections

Jan 22, 2023 at 08:23 pm by Staff

  by Bill Snyder   An international consortium co-led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center immunogeneticist Rubén Martínez-Barricarte, PhD,.... Read More

Study identifies potential new approach for treating lupus

Jan 22, 2023 at 08:02 pm by Staff

  by Leigh MacMillan   Targeting iron metabolism in immune system cells may offer a new approach for treating systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) — the most.... Read More