Experimental HIV vaccine regimen safe but ineffective, study finds

Jan 22, 2023 at 10:12 pm by Staff

  The clinical trial began in 2019 and involved 3,900 volunteers.   An investigational HIV vaccine regimen tested among men who have sex with men (MSM) and transg.... Read More

What Older Americans Need to Know About Taking Paxlovid

Jan 22, 2023 at 09:41 pm by Staff

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News   A new coronavirus variant is circulating, the most transmissible one yet. Hospitalizations of infected patient.... Read More

The Biggest, Buzziest Conference for Health Care Investors Convenes Amid Fears the Bubble Will Burst

Jan 22, 2023 at 09:29 pm by Staff

  By Darius Tahir, Kaiser Health News    Health care’s business class returned to its San Francisco sanctuary last week for JPMorgan’s annua.... Read More

Study reveals new genetic disorder that causes susceptibility to opportunistic infections

Jan 22, 2023 at 08:23 pm by Staff

  by Bill Snyder   An international consortium co-led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center immunogeneticist Rubén Martínez-Barricarte, PhD,.... Read More

Vanderbilt mourns loss of ASAP co-founder Murray

Jan 22, 2023 at 08:20 pm by Staff

  by Nancy Humphrey   John Joseph Murray V, MD, PhD, a co-founder of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Asthma, Sinus and Allergy Program (ASAP), died on Ja.... Read More

McCullough named chief nursing officer of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Jan 22, 2023 at 08:12 pm by Staff

  by Christina Echegaray   Gretchen K.D. McCullough, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, has been named chief nursing officer of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vande.... Read More

LifeFlight personnel train on advanced cardiac devices

Jan 22, 2023 at 08:10 pm by Staff

  by Matt Batcheldor   Vanderbilt LifeFlight personnel recently received training on using advanced cardiac devices in transport settings, devices that were histo.... Read More

Study identifies potential new approach for treating lupus

Jan 22, 2023 at 08:02 pm by Staff

  by Leigh MacMillan   Targeting iron metabolism in immune system cells may offer a new approach for treating systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) — the most.... Read More

Pediatric surgeon’s medical career began with a lucky catch

Jan 22, 2023 at 07:55 pm by Staff

  by Jessica Pasley   Not being able to hit David Price’s curveball may have saved Joseph Fusco’s life. Fusco, MD, is an assistant professor of Pedia.... Read More

Study points to new ways to prevent, treat heart disease

Jan 22, 2023 at 04:46 pm by Staff

by Bill Snyder Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have confirmed the existence of an alternative pathway to atherosclerosis, a finding that may lea.... Read More