Department of Medicine
Oct. 31, 2019—Interventions that impact the timing of recovery following acute injury may improve future outcomes for patients.
Oct. 10, 2019—The Department of Medicine will host a mini-retreat exploring “The Janus Face of Immunotherapy: The Good, the Bad, the Weird” on Friday, Nov. 1, led by Dr. Javid Moslehi and Dr. Doug Johnson. The event will be from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Light Hall, Room 208.
Oct. 3, 2019—For patients in pediatric intensive care who are at high risk for acute kidney injury (AKI), giving clinicians automated decision support during the electronic order entry process increased the rate of blood testing for AKI by 9%.
Sep. 25, 2019—A study of 280,000 U.S. veterans, including 56,000 African Americans, has identified in greater detail than ever before the genetic architecture of kidney function and chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and their colleagues.
Sep. 25, 2019—An observational study using medical record information from nearly 50,000 U.S. military veterans sheds new light on which drugs are best for patients with Type 2 diabetes and one of its common complications, kidney disease.