Skip to main content

Reporter Feb 1 2013

Linking oxygen, iron and red blood cells

Feb. 6, 2013—The HIF oxygen-sensing pathway and its responses to low oxygen may be targeted for treatments of anemia and disorders of iron balance.

Read more

Health and Medicine Reporter Research


Brain tumor TIP reveals new target

Feb. 4, 2013—The protein TIP-1 appears to be a novel prognostic marker for glioblastoma and may be a good therapeutic target for disrupting tumor-driven blood vessel development.

Read more

Health and Medicine Reporter Research


Cell source of heart’s blood vessels

Feb. 1, 2013—An unexpected group of cells generates the coronary arteries and may be useful for regeneration therapies following injury to the heart.

Read more

Health and Medicine releases Reporter Research


Vanderbilt, GE unite to study colon tumor development

Jan. 31, 2013—Vanderbilt University has partnered with GE Global Research in Niskayuna, N.Y., the technology development arm of the General Electric Company, to better define — at the cellular level — how colon tumors form and develop.

Read more

Reporter


ResearchMatch adds registry for autism disorders

Jan. 31, 2013—ResearchMatch, a national on-line volunteer recruitment service hosted by Vanderbilt University, has launched a sub-registry for autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to increase the participation of children and adults with autism in clinical research studies.

Read more

Reporter


Innovative outpatient orders system set for wider use

Jan. 31, 2013—On Jan. 15, an information systems glitch rendered Vanderbilt Outpatient Orders Management, or VOOM, temporarily unavailable for some users. Shubhada Jagasia, M.D., MMHC, medical director of the Eskind Diabetes Clinic, was among clinicians who suddenly had to return to using paper forms to order clinical labs, radiology and other diagnostic tests.

Read more

Reporter


Nobel laureate explores genomics of immune response

Jan. 31, 2013—In a wide-ranging lecture that moved from plants to nematode worms to human leukemia, Nobel laureate Andrew Fire, Ph.D., outlined his vision for a genomics-based understanding of how organisms respond to novel information.

Read more

Reporter


Grant boosts VUSN’s Clinic at Mercury Courts

Jan. 31, 2013—More than 1,200 underserved and disadvantaged people in Nashville will gain access to high-quality primary care thanks to a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Division of Nursing grant recently awarded to the Clinic at Mercury Courts.

Read more

Reporter


Rare condition leads to new heart, second chance for girl

Jan. 31, 2013—Michelle Browning never imagined her nursing skills would save the life of her youngest child. But without her natural instinct to begin CPR her daughter, 9-year-old Lexi, may not have survived after her heart suddenly stopped.

Read more

Reporter


Program rewards employees who refer new nurses

Jan. 31, 2013—Under the Nurse Referral Bonus Program, Vanderbilt will pay $2,500 to any employee who successfully refers a BSN nurse with at least one year of prior experience for a full-time nursing position, with additional incentives also available.

Read more

myVU myVU HR News Reporter


For Cancer Center’s Joyce, volunteering comes naturally

Jan. 31, 2013—Nearly every week since 1988, cancer patients and families visiting Vanderbilt University Medical Center have been able to count on a comforting routine — at least one morning per week they are greeted by the same smiling volunteer who dispenses a dose of friendship along with coffee, snacks and advice about how to navigate the sprawling Medical Center campus.

Read more

Reporter The Vanderbilt Story


Do-it-yourself repair in the kidney

Jan. 31, 2013—The kidney can mediate its own repair through proliferation of resident immune system cells.

Read more

Health and Medicine Reporter Research


Page 1 of 212

Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Dealing with ulcerative colitis

Vanderbilt Medicine

Dealing with ulcerative colitis

Helping hands

Hope

Helping hands

A chance at life

Hope

A chance at life

What I did before nursing school

Vanderbilt Nurse

What I did before nursing school

more