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Lung cancer detection program lands grant renewal

September 19, 2022

The National Cancer Institute has renewed funding for the Early Detection Research Network Lung Cancer Clinical Validation Center at Vanderbilt- Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) to detect lung cancer at early stages utilizing biomarkers — an initiative that was started in 2010 and led by Pierre…

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PheWAS reveals post-COVID-19 diagnoses

September 12, 2022

A high-throughput informatics technique developed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center that reveals associations between genetic variations and medical conditions in the electronic health record (EHR) also can identify new “post-COVID” diagnoses, according to a …

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Scott named to direct Primary Care Patient Care Center

August 26, 2022

John Scott, MD, assistant professor of Clinical Medicine in the Department of Medicine’s Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named as the new executive medical director of VUMC’s Primary Care Patient Care Center (PCC).

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Inflammatory driver of obesity

August 25, 2022

Ming-Zhi Zhang, MD, MSc, Raymond Harris, MD, and colleagues used mice given a high-fat diet to elucidate that epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) signaling induces insulin resistance.  

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