Nurse Convicted of Neglect and Negligent Homicide for Fatal Drug Error

Mar 25, 2022 at 09:37 pm by Staff

By Brett Kelman, Kaiser Health News NASHVILLE — RaDonda Vaught, a former nurse criminally prosecuted for a fatal drug error in 2017, was convicted of gross neglect.... Read More

VUMC Signs Letter of Intent with Metro Nashville to Negotiate Lease for Vacant Space in the Global Mall at the Crossings

Mar 23, 2022 at 08:08 pm by Staff

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has signed a letter of intent to negotiate a long-term lease agreement with the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson C.... 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

Women and Addiction

Nov 23, 2020 at 10:45 am by Staff

Study Finds Expectant Moms Struggle to Access Treatment Women are struggling to access addiction treatment, and expectant moms are having an even tougher time receiving care..... 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

Autoimmunity 101

Apr 13, 2020 at 03:48 pm by Staff

VUMC Leading in Research, Patient Advocacy More than 24 million Americans suffer from autoimmune diseases: a collection of 80-plus diagnoses, most with no cure. Kevin Byram, M.... 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

Preparing for Pandemic

Mar 09, 2020 at 11:27 am by Staff

COVID-19 Poses Challenges in a Global World Editor's Note: Information on COVID-19 continues to evolve on a daily ... and sometimes hourly ... basis. Much of the information.... Read More