Eighteen years ago Kanisha Sizemore got a new kidney and pancreas. With her job in the Transplant Pharmacy she gives patients hope and perspective.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Meharry Medical College and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine are the recipients of a $12.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to jointly develop the Southeast Collaborative for Innovative and Equitable Solutions to Chronic…
Six years ago, a doctor told Veronica Llamas-Barajas she had end-stage heart failure and six months to live. She needed a heart transplant, but her weight was too high to qualify.
In the transplant world, Marlowe is considered an altruistic, or non-directed donor.
Mutations in the enzyme IDH (isocitrate dehydrogenase) are found in 15-20% of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) cases. IDH mutations have been shown to impact cellular differentiation and DNA and histone methylation, but little is known about how they affect cell signaling responses.
More than 2.5 million Americans have a chronic condition arising in early childhood that can negatively impact their education, job performance and employability well into adulthood.
In a multidisciplinary collaboration, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have identified a subtype of triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) that appears to be able to escape detection by the immune system and evade…
When internal medicine-pediatrics resident Sam Lazaroff, MD, was discharging a patient who had a recurrence of cancer, he quickly realized her loved ones did not understand the severity of her diagnosis and what would be required for her best care after she left the hospital.