Oct. 11, 2012—Vanderbilt is taking part in a national study to test in older adults the use of a vaccine designed to protect children against a common cause of pneumonia.
Apr. 13, 2012—A new viral protein structure could jump-start vaccine development for two leading causes of lower respiratory disease in children and elderly adults.
Nov. 4, 2011—Implementation of antibiotic stewardship tactics as part of infection reduction campaigns sees significant results.
Jun. 8, 2011—Carlos Grijalva, M.D., MPH, assistant professor of Preventive Medicine, will go to the rural areas of the Peruvian Andes through a $500,000 grant from the Thrasher Foundation to examine pneumonia in children in the hopes of describing the association between common respiratory viral infections and bacterial infection.