Nov. 9, 2020—Findings from a national study published Nov. 9 in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) “do not support” the use of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of adult patients hospitalized with COVID-19, the report concludes.
Nov. 6, 2020—Assistant Professor of Biochemistry Yi Ren and her team have made several discoveries to illuminate the mechanisms of key host-pathogen interactions involving viruses, with implications for gaining a better understanding of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Nov. 2, 2020—The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the homeless community, including posing unique health risks to the homeless population and spurring a likely increase in homelessness due to job losses, said Marybeth Shinn, Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and professor of human, organizational and community development.
Nov. 2, 2020—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has begun recruiting up to 250 participants for a Phase 3 clinical trial testing an investigational COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.
Nov. 2, 2020—The Vanderbilt community continues to Anchor Down and Step Up to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The university’s public dashboard, updated this morning, shows undergraduate students’ efforts to flatten their positive case curve last week. However, Vanderbilt continues to see positive cases—especially a rise in graduate and professional student COVID-19 cases over the last week.
Nov. 2, 2020—Beginning Monday, Nov. 2, the university will launch an indoor dining pilot at the Sarratt Student Center, Rand Hall and Central Library Community Room, with the intention of expanding the pilot to The Commons Center Dining Room before the end of the fall semester.
Zechmeister, LAPOP rise to challenge of conducting phone surveys on democratic public opinion during COVID-19 pandemic
Nov. 2, 2020—The Latin American Public Opinion Project's efforts never stopped when Vanderbilt closed labs in mid-March due to COVID-19. Instead, director Elizabeth Zechmeister’s team pivoted to exclusively remote work and tackled the monumental task of overhauling research protocols to acquire data that reveals new insights about the pandemic’s effects on democracy.
Noted economist Raj Chetty draws on new data to highlight economic challenges exacerbated by COVID-19
Oct. 29, 2020—Economist shares COVID-19 economic data and prescription for successful recovery in compelling lecture hosted by the Data Science Institute, Department of Economics, the Public Policy Studies program and nonpartisan public policy research center The Sycamore Institute.
Oct. 28, 2020—From accomplished alumni to first-year trainees, the Vanderbilt Master of Public Health program has brought a wave of support to fight the spread of COVID-19 in Tennessee.
Oct. 26, 2020—The Vanderbilt community has made a huge effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, but worrying signs that resolve is slackening—particularly among undergraduate students—are a reminder that everyone must continue to stay strong to stay together.
Oct. 26, 2020—Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center played a key role in the development of remdesivir, the first drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of COVID-19.
Oct. 26, 2020—The Provost’s Women's Advancement and Equity Council will hold two listening sessions the first week of November for faculty and postdoctoral fellows to discuss gender equity concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.