Grand Rounds

Dolly Parton donates $1 million to pediatric infectious disease research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Jun 18, 2022 at 09:41 pm by Staff

by Craig Boerner Dolly Parton is donating $1 million to pediatric infectious disease research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, another transformative gift aimed to he.... Read More

VUMC to pilot CDC Joint Training Program

Jun 18, 2022 at 09:38 pm by Staff

by Paul Govern Vanderbilt University Medical Center is among 11 centers that will pilot a new federally sponsored training program, the Joint Infectious Diseases/Epidemic Int.... Read More

Scientists at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and 23andMe Find Genetic Link to People’s Ability to Move to a Musical Beat

Jun 16, 2022 at 03:59 pm by Staff

Moving in time to musical rhythm is so automatic that people are often not conscious of the exquisite coordination that it demands of our brains, minds and bodies. “Tap.... Read More

VUMC Research Aids Approval of COVID-19 Vaccine for Young Children

Jun 16, 2022 at 03:36 pm by Staff

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize Pfizer and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines for children as young as 6 months old as early as tomorrow, followi.... Read More

AMA Adopts New Public Health Policies to Improve Health of Nation

Jun 14, 2022 at 09:37 am by Staff

CHICAGO - The American Medical Association (AMA), the premier national physician organization in the country, voted this week to adopt new policies aimed at improving the heal.... Read More

U.S. News Reveals the 2022-2023 Best Children’s Hospitals

Jun 14, 2022 at 09:00 am by Staff

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Earns Top Honors, Ranked No. 1 Children’s Hospital in Tennessee and Southeast   U.S..... Read More

Local Company, AccuReg, Announces Expansion

Jun 14, 2022 at 08:56 am by Staff

New location focused on product development to broaden leading digital patient access and engagement solutions   NASHVILLE  – AccuReg, the market l.... Read More

Tracking the Aging Brain

Jun 13, 2022 at 04:34 pm by Staff

by Joshua Baker The brain’s white matter, consisting of nerve fibers and their protective myelin coating essential for relaying signals between different brain regions,.... Read More

Food Allergy linked to Lower Risk of SARS-CoV-2 Infection

Jun 13, 2022 at 04:28 pm by Staff

  by Nancy Humphrey People with food allergies are surprisingly less likely to become infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, than people without them.... Read More

Pediatric Acute Care use by ZIP Code

Jun 13, 2022 at 09:20 am by Staff

by Leigh MacMillan Children with medical complexity (CMC) — children with one or more complex chronic conditions — who live in low opportunity areas utilize more.... Read More