Skip to main content

Nashville VA dialysis unit named in Stone’s honor

February 13, 2020

On Feb. 11, the Nashville Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) dedicated its dialysis unit to William Stone, MD, a nephrologist and professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, who retired from VUMC and VAMC in December after 50 years.

Read More

Team tracks integrin’s role in lung function

February 06, 2020

Beta-1 integrin, a critical component of epithelial extracellular matrix receptors, is essential for normal lung function in adulthood, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have discovered.

Read More

HDL-cholesterol and breast cancer risk

January 31, 2020

Circulating lipids have been proposed to influence the risk of breast, colorectal and other common cancers, but results from conventional epidemiologic studies have been inconsistent.

Read More

VUMC study to use artificial intelligence to explore suicide risk

January 23, 2020

With the help of a five-year, $2.7 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center will use computational methods to shed light on suicidal ideation and its relationship to attempted suicide, predict suicidal ideation and suicide…

Read More

Telehealth grant boosts diabetes prevention efforts

December 23, 2019

Vanderbilt’s Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) has demonstrated its effectiveness at helping employees lose weight as a means of preventing Type 2 diabetes and has received a five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to expand the program using telehealth.

Read More