Data haul improves immunotherapy response prediction

Jan 21, 2024 at 04:32 pm by Staff

Paul Govern A subset of cancer patients will respond well to immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICI) treatment, others not at all. As predictive biomarkers for ICI response are pro.... Read More

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

Jan 14, 2024 at 11:09 pm by Staff

A multidisciplinary group of investigators from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Pennsylvania received a $3.2 million gra.... Read More

Vanderbilt nurse managers take part in inaugural cohort of the Health Management Academy’s Nurse Manager Idea Labs

Jan 14, 2024 at 11:03 pm by Staff

Matt Batcheldor Five Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) nurse managers participated in the inaugural cohort of the Health Management Academy’s Nurse Manage.... Read More

Artificial intelligence advances work in VUMC’s clinical and research settings

Jan 08, 2024 at 03:00 am by Staff

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) physicians and researchers are applying artificial intelligence (AI) in innovative ways to advance clinical care and scientific und.... Read More

Potential AML therapy induces leukemic stem cell death

Jan 08, 2024 at 02:48 am by Staff

Tom Wilemon A potential therapy for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) targets the residual leukemic stem cells in bone marrow after treatment that are responsible for relapses and.... Read More

VUMC Research finds Glucose metabolism influences B cell function

Jan 02, 2024 at 11:00 am by Staff

by Leigh MacMillan B cells — white blood cells that are required for antibody-mediated immune responses — are activated and mature in structures called germinal c.... Read More

Suicide Prevention: Primary Care Is a Crucial Setting for Identifying Risk

Dec 25, 2023 at 10:00 pm by Staff

  Debra Davidson, MJ, CPPS   More people died from suicide in the United States in 2022 than any other year on record, according to provisional data from the CDC..... Read More

Nonaddictive pain relief system nears clinical trials

Dec 21, 2023 at 09:22 pm by Staff

  Bill Snyder   Researchers in the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS) are nearing completion of an ingenious undertaking that may be a hig.... Read More

Healing Over the Holidays: A Nurse’s Guide to Spending the Holidays at the Hospital

Dec 21, 2023 at 08:41 pm by Staff

  The holiday season should be a time for families to come together, even when illness lands a loved one in the hospital. Though nothing can replace the love of family,.... Read More

When Medical Devices Malfunction: At What Risk?

Dec 19, 2023 at 10:34 am by Staff

    By Daniel Chang and Holly K. Hacker, KFF Health News   Too old and too sick for a heart transplant, Arvid Herrman was given a choice: Hav.... Read More