Apr. 2, 2015—A particular genetic mutation combined with an urban environment increases the risk of severe disease in children infected with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), an international team of investigators has found.
Nov. 24, 2014—Twelve members of Vanderbilt's faculty have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for their “scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.”
Mar. 4, 2013—An important predictor of the severity of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in infants may be what their mothers ate during pregnancy.
Feb. 14, 2013—Two Vanderbilt physicians, both in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, have been elected to the American Pediatric Society (APS), one of the nation's oldest and most renowned academic societies.
Jan. 5, 2012—Human rhinovirus (HRV), also known as the common cold, can be uncommonly serious for certain children, a study led by a Vanderbilt University Medical Center pediatrician shows. The study, published in the Dec. 28, 2011 online issue of the journal Pediatrics, shows that not only can HRV lead to hospitalization in very low birth weight...
Feb. 18, 2011—Hear from a Vanderbilt doctor in South America who is fighting the H1N1 epidemic first-hand. Plus, Vanderbilt researchers go deep underground in search of cave drugs. And Coach Franklin starts to build a solid gold team!