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Vanderbilt University Medical Center and AstraZeneca join forces to identify potential COVID-19 treatments

Apr. 9, 2020—Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the global biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca have joined forces to identify candidates for antibody-based treatments that could protect people exposed to the 2019 novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

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Study reveals new targets to inhibit pulmonary fibrosis

Oct. 4, 2018—An international team led by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center sheds new light on the cause of pulmonary fibrosis and demonstrates a way to impede the disease.

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Midgut neuroendocrine tumor prognosis

Jan. 6, 2017—Vanderbilt investigators recommend that the presence of tumor deposits in the abdomen be included when staging midgut neuroendocrine tumors.

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Nine professors honored at endowed chair holder celebration

Sep. 9, 2015—The extraordinary achievements of nine Vanderbilt endowed chair holders were lauded at a Sept. 8 celebration during which generous donors were thanked.

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Twelve Vanderbilt faculty elected AAAS fellows

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.”

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Kudos: Read about faculty and staff awards and achievements

Jan. 10, 2014—Read about faculty and staff awards and achievements in the latest edition of "Kudos."

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Collins recalled as icon of medical education

Dec. 3, 2013—Robert D. Collins, M.D., professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Emeritus, died Nov. 28. He was 85.

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Whetsell helps Nashville Opera production’s medical accuracy

Oct. 31, 2013—Two of Nashville biggest industries — music and health care — come together in the Nashville Opera’s upcoming production of “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat,” based on a medical case study from the book of the same name by the popular author and neurologist Oliver Sacks.

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Meningitis Mystery Solved

Dec. 5, 2012—WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU START SEEING PATIENTS WHO ARE GETTING SICKER BY THE MINUTE? AND NORMAL TREATMENTS AREN’T WORKING?  VANDERBILT DOCTORS AND TECHNICIANS QUICKLY WORKED TO SOLVE THE MYSTERY SURROUNDING THE DEADLIEST OUTBREAK OF FUNGAL MENINGITIS THAT HAS EVER HIT OUR NATION.  CAROLE BARTOO TAKES US BEHIND THE SCENES TO THE LAB THAT BECAME GROUND...

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Event celebrates Vanderbilt endowed chair holders

Aug. 30, 2012—Twelve Vanderbilt University faculty members were honored for extraordinary contributions to their respective fields during an Aug. 28 celebration of endowed chair holders at the Student Life Center.

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Vanderbilt research finds immune cells fan flames of obesity-related inflammation

Apr. 10, 2012—Researchers at Vanderbilt University have discovered that an unusual set of immune cells, called invariant natural killer T cells, can exacerbate obesity-related inflammation.

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Young stem cells counter kidney aging

Dec. 15, 2011—Young bone marrow cells alleviate aging-related kidney changes in mice.

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