Cancer Research UK has awarded a 20-million-pound grant (about $26 million US) to a team of international investigators, including Vanderbilt's James Goldenring, MD, PhD, to study inflammation-related cancers. Goldenring and other co-investigators from the US, UK, Canada and Israel will seek to develop strategies for preventing cancer in patients with chronic inflammation and to devise new treatments for those cancers. Their initiative is one of three new projects to have been awarded a multimillion-pound grant as part of the charity's global Grand Challenge, an ambitious endeavor that launched in 2017 with four previous grants of a similar scale.
Tennessee Youth Sports Announces Marketing And Tenant Partnership With Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance
The facility long known as A-Game Sportsplex will once again be changing its name thanks to a new agreement between the building's owners and the Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance (TOA).
Red Cross launches three new voice skills, enabling users to access common first aid tips, get notifications for major storms, and schedule blood appointments
Benefitfocus awards Consociate Health industry-wide recognition for transforming the benefits experience for their customers through data accuracy
Illinois-based Third-Party Administrator (TPA) Consociate Health has been recognized on a national stage for excellence in data accuracy, using key analytics to transform the care management experience.
Only 4.3 Percent of Emergency Visits Are Considered Nonurgent, New CDC Data Shows
BlueCare TennesseeSM, the Medicaid subsidiary of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, recently named Casey Dungan, MPA, vice president and chief financial officer.
PYA has announced three new Principals are joining the Firm in first quarter: Brian Fuller, Kathy Greenlee, and Merle Glasgow.
In late February, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP announced Derick Blakely has joined the firm's Nashville office as an associate in the Healthcare Practice Group.
Nashville-based Gresham Smith has added to the company's healthcare expertise with the addition of Jim Langlois, AIA, LEED AP, as executive vice president for the firm's Healthcare market and Lesa Lorusso as healthcare directorof research and innovation.
In late February, Ascension Saint Thomas Health announced the opening of their new multidisciplinary Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit located at Saint Thomas West Hospital.
TriStar Centennial Medical Center recently welcomed Amber Price, DNP, CNM as chief operating officer for TriStar Centennial Women's Hospital and The Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial.
Nashville-based Cumberland Emerging Technologies (CET) - a joint initiative between Cumberland Pharmaceuticals, Vanderbilt University, LaunchTN, and China's Gloria Pharmaceuticals - recently announced a collaborative agreement with the technology transfer organization for the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Foundation for Research Development to develop new biomedical products.
Cancer Research UK has awarded a 20-million-pound grant (about $26 million US) to a team of international investigators, including Vanderbilt's James Goldenring, MD, PhD, to study inflammation-related cancers.
Last month, TriStar Health announced the opening of Centennial Women's Group, an OB/GYN physician practice that is fully dedicated to offering women convenient access to high-quality gynecology and reproductive health services, as well as pre-natal care and delivery.
In late February, Tennessee Sen. Shane Reeves (R-Murfreesboro) and Rep. Bob Ramsey (R-Maryville) held a press conference in conjunction with NashvilleHealth to announce sponsorship of legislation to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco and vaping products to 21 from the current age of 18.
Last month, the Tennessee Department of Health issued the first maternal mortality review report, Tennessee Maternal Mortality Review of 2017 Maternal Deaths.
Using sophisticated gene sequencing and computing techniques, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and the San Diego Supercomputer Center have achieved a first-of-its-kind glimpse into how the body's immune system gears up to fight off infection.
Nashville's oldest lobbying firm, Smith Harris & Carr, is now Harris Frazier Government Relations. The firm, originally known as Smith & Johnson, was founded in 1980.
On V. Seenu Reddy, MD, has been named president of the Nashville Academy of Medicine for 2019. Reddy is a cardiovascular surgeon with TriStar Centennial Medical Center.