Jun. 18, 2020—On May 27, the All of Us Research Program launched the beta version of its cloud-based research platform, the Researcher Workbench.
Jun. 12, 2020—Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators have used high-throughput robotic technology to rapidly study and classify variations in a gene linked to heart rhythm disorders and cardiac conditions.
Sep. 23, 2019—By defining the clinical and genetic factors that predict treatment response, Vanderbilt investigators aim to personalize therapy for a common heart complication in preterm infants.
Jul. 27, 2018—An international team of researchers led by Eric Gamazon has integrated gene expression and disease association data to better understand the biological mechanisms of complex human diseases.
Jun. 21, 2018—Vanderbilt University’s Dan Roden, MD, internationally known for his contributions to understanding how genetic variation affects drug response, has been named a recipient of the 2018 Louis and Artur Lucian Award for Research in Circulatory Diseases by McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
May. 10, 2018—More than 300 members of the Canby Robinson Society and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community joined Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, and his wife, Melinda, last week at Cheekwood Estate and Gardens for a reception celebrating the community of supporters who help VUMC in “redefining personalized care.”
May. 10, 2018—On Sunday, May 6, Nashville played an important role in the nationwide launch of “All of Us,” the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) research program that aims to collect the health information of 1 million or more research participants.
May. 10, 2018—In 1969 the United States was the first nation to land a man on the moon. Forty-nine years later this country is poised to take another “giant leap” for humankind, this time by unleashing a revolution in medical research and human health.
May. 10, 2018—A new digital-first storytelling initiative, Defining Personalized Care, highlights the personal impact everyone at Vanderbilt Health makes with patients, families and each other.
May. 3, 2018—A Vanderbilt-led research team has discovered genetic variations that increase the risk of heart attack even when patients are receiving a statin drug like Lipitor or Crestor to lower their blood cholesterol.
May. 3, 2018—The All of Us Research Program, which aims to accelerate the prevention and treatment of illness through precision medicine with the help of a million or more research participants across the United States, officially opens for national enrollment Sunday, May 6.
Apr. 19, 2018—“Big data” can help reverse the alarming decline in life expectancy in the United States — if universities and academic medical centers take the lead, former U.S. Food and Drug Administrator Robert Califf, MD, told a Vanderbilt audience last week.