Latest Vanderbilt University Medical Center Stories

2009-11-25 15:20:47

A drug used to treat colorectal cancer also can reverse a rare stomach disorder and should be considered first-line therapy for the disease.

2009-10-12 16:53:19

A multi-national research team has discovered that two genetic factors converge to increase the risk of sudden cardiac death.

2009-07-01 05:30:00

A new report shows that kidney transplant patients have a weaker response to flu vaccines than healthy individuals, especially in the first six months after receiving a transplant.

2009-05-20 07:10:04

A team of Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators has cracked one of clinical medicine's enduring mysteries – what happened to the tuberculosis vaccine.

2009-02-16 11:23:22

As most of the nation’s hospitals deal with a shortage of nurses, some are taking steps to make sure new nurses don’t become overwhelmed.

2009-02-03 16:47:53

A team of Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators has developed a group of chemical compounds that could represent a new class of drugs for treating cancer.

2009-01-27 16:36:26

Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators have found a surprising link between brain iron levels and serotonin, a neurotransmitter involved in neuropsychiatric conditions ranging from autism to major depression.

2008-10-31 12:00:32

InteRNA Technologies and VU university medical center in Amsterdam have signed a framework research agreement to develop microRNA-based diagnostics and therapeutics for cancer using InteRNA's proprietary library of miRNAs.

2008-10-30 09:00:41

BILTHOVEN and AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, October 30 /PRNewswire/ -- InteRNA Technologies B.V.

2008-09-05 09:00:09

Sprint plans to increase wireless connectivity at the Vanderbilt University and Medical Center by upgrading the university's existing communication system, including additional network coverage on both the Nationwide Sprint Network and the Nextel National Network covering eight buildings on the campus.

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