Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Fighting Addiction on All Fronts

Nov 22, 2021 at 02:32 pm by Staff

Substance use disorder knows no racial, economic, sexual orientation, age or gender boundaries. Fighting it requires a concerted effort on all fronts. VUMC's Firefly Lights a.... Read More

Study Shows COVID 'Cocktail' Discovered at VUMC Protects Chronically Ill

Sep 10, 2021 at 02:51 pm by Staff

A monoclonal antibody cocktail against the COVID-19 virus discovered at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and developed by AstraZeneca reduced the risk of symptoms in a stu.... Read More

Battling ALS

Jul 12, 2021 at 03:27 pm by Staff

VUMC Researchers Discover Role of Protein Linked to Neurodegenerative Diseases Vanderbilt researchers are making headway in the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (AL.... Read More

An Advocate for Women

May 06, 2021 at 08:44 am by Staff

Dr. Cornelia Graves Raises Awareness around High-Risk Maternity Care Cornelia Graves, MD, is giving hope to high-risk obstetric patients. Now director of Perinatal Services at.... Read More

Matters of the Heart

Mar 04, 2021 at 01:00 pm by Staff

VUMC Now Leads World in Heart Transplantation Vanderbilt University Medical Center's heart transplant program continues to set records, performing more operations in 2020 than.... Read More

Minority Report

Nov 23, 2020 at 11:13 am by Staff

Vanderbilt Investigating Cancer Disparities Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are making notable strides in the fight against cancer, with several recent st.... Read More

Miscarriage Risk Increases Each Week Alcohol is Used in Early Pregnancy

Sep 09, 2020 at 09:38 am by Staff

Each week a woman consumes alcohol during the first five to 10 weeks of pregnancy is associated with an incremental 8 percent increase in risk of miscarriage, according to a s.... Read More

LifeFlight Expands Crew with NPs, Physicians

Sep 08, 2020 at 10:24 am by Staff

Patients treated and transported by Vanderbilt LifeFlight are now receiving a higher level of care thanks to the credentialing of more than 20 flight nurses as nurse practitio.... Read More

VUMC Researchers Developing Potential Coronavirus Antibody Therapies

Apr 10, 2020 at 04:32 pm by Staff

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is teaming up with academic, governmental and corporate partners in an unprecedented, fast-tracked global effort to develop antibod.... Read More

A New Era in Nephrology

Mar 09, 2020 at 04:39 pm by Staff

Changing the Trajectory for Kidney Disease Patients An estimated 37 million Americans are living with chronic kidney disease - a diagnosis once considered dismal. Today, thank.... Read More