Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received an 18-month, $6.9 million award to set up a Clinical Data Research Network (CDRN) that can reach millions of patients and speed the translation of research findings into clinical practice.
“I just met Sidney DeLair, BA’75, who told this wonderful story of his time living in Kissam,” began an email I received from Donna Sir Johnson, MS’79, last spring.
Approximately 50 percent of Vanderbilt Medical Group text reminders get a response, compared to the roughly 30 percent response rate for VMG robo-calls.
Vanderbilt’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) and the Tennessee Department of Education are partnering to bring a novel intervention program to families of young children with autism in Middle Tennessee.
On April 16 more than 100 sixth graders from Wright Middle School—one of the most diverse schools in Nashville—met the Vanderbilt Graduate School student pen pals with whom they have corresponded for the entire school year and got a tour of Vanderbilt University Medical Center facilities.