Mood-Altering Mushroom Sales Bloom Despite Safety Concerns

Jun 06, 2023 at 01:00 am by Staff

  By Sam Ogozalek, Tampa Bay Times, KFF Health News     When a hemp dispensary in this Florida city started to stock edibles with certain mushroom extra.... Read More

Four named to academic health leadership program

Jun 05, 2023 at 05:03 pm by Staff

  by Kathy Whitney Four faculty members from Vanderbilt University Medical Center have been selected to participate in the highly competitive 2023-2024 Hedwig van Ameri.... Read More

Novel surgery helps infant’s esophageal condition

Jun 05, 2023 at 04:59 pm by Staff

  by Jessica Pasley Surgeons at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently performed an innovative surgery to repair a rare esophageal conditi.... Read More

Patel named chief of the Division of Acute Care Surgery

Jun 05, 2023 at 04:55 pm by Staff

  by Jill Clendening Mayur Patel, MD, MPH, associate professor of Surgery and Ingram Chair in Surgical Sciences, has been named chief of the Division of Acute Care Su.... Read More

Liquid biopsy test may detect early-stage and low DNA-shedding cancers

Jun 05, 2023 at 04:50 pm by Staff

A liquid biopsy-based multicancer early detection (MCED) test could detect 12 types of cancers, including low DNA-shedding cancers and early-stage cancers, according to data f.... Read More

Four from VUMC receive Heart Rhythm Society awards

Jun 05, 2023 at 04:44 pm by Staff

by Matt Batcheldor Four physician-scientists from Vanderbilt University Medical Center won awards during the Heart Rhythm Society’s (HRS) annual meeting from May 19.... Read More

Vanderbilt mourns loss of renowned clinical pharmacologist Jackson Roberts II, MD

Jun 05, 2023 at 04:24 pm by Staff

  By Bill Snyder Jackson Roberts II, MD, an internationally known clinical pharmacologist in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine who helped define the role of.... Read More

Planz named section chief of Body Imaging for VUMC Radiology

Jun 05, 2023 at 04:21 pm by Staff

  by Derek Scancarelli Virginia Planz, MD, has been named section chief of Body Imaging in the Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences. She previously served.... Read More

Study discovers that tumor mutation burden predicts survival outcome

Jun 05, 2023 at 04:18 pm by Staff

By Tom Wilemon The expected course of a patient’s cancer prognosis has traditionally been judged by its type, stage and microscopic aggressiveness, but patients with th.... Read More

ChatGPT tested for clinical decision support

Jun 05, 2023 at 04:14 pm by Staff

  by Paul Govern   A recent study finds promise in the artificial intelligence program ChatGPT for speeding review and improvement of computer system alerts used.... Read More