Department of Medicine Archives
Jun. 8, 2017—Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have developed a screening tool intended to more quickly identify patients with acute kidney injury (AKI).
May. 25, 2017—Shichun Bao, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of Medicine, unclips an insulin pump smaller than a deck of cards from her waistband to glance at its digital readout — but she doesn’t actually have diabetes and the pump contains only saline.
May. 25, 2017—A novel population of lung stem cells plays an important role in regulating the pulmonary microvasculature — the network of tiny blood vessels where oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange takes place.
May. 10, 2017—A study led by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy has generated the first comprehensive catalog of diseases in a single population associated with variations in HLA genes that regulate the body's immune system.
May. 4, 2017—Last month, Vanderbilt Clinical Laboratories introduced rapid molecular diagnostic testing to more quickly identify microorganisms that may be causing a patient’s bloodstream infection, along with the organism’s susceptibility to drugs.
May. 4, 2017—Christine Lovly, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology at Vanderbilt, has been elected to The American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI).
Apr. 27, 2017—A new protein structure may guide the development of Alzheimer's therapeutics.