June 19, 2018

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Karijolich named 2018 Pew Biomedical Scholar


John Karijolich, PhD, assistant professor of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named a Pew Biomedical Scholar by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Read more...

VUMC joins research network to fight atrial fibrillation


Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been selected by the American Heart Association (AHA) to participate in a six-member research network to advance treatment and prevention of atrial fibrillation (AFib), an irregular heart rate that increases the risk of stroke and other heart-related complications. Read more...

eStar "Thrive" training program launching at VUMC


Beginning this month, the eStar team is rolling out a supplemental training program known as "Thrive," specifically tailored for outpatient clinicians. Read more...

Discover, learn and share at StrategyShare18, June 26


StrategyShare18 will take place on Tuesday, June 26, from 12:30 to 5 p.m. It will consist of a series of strategy talks, power pitches, panel discussions and mission moments by faculty, trainees and those in the community who have been impacted by the work VUMC does. Read more...

How to keep your children safe this summer


With temperatures rising in Middle Tennessee, doctors at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt stress the danger of leaving children unattended in vehicles. Read more...

Catch up with "VUMC Voice": Tools of the trade


A brain surgeon, an instrument maker who works with tow motors, and a cancer researcher talk about the essential tools that helps them do their jobs. Read more...

"Momentum": Unwelcome encore: Beating one cancer to fight another


The phrase "lightning never strikes twice" means little to Thomas Brewer of Charlotte, Tennessee, because for him, it did -- once in 2000 and again in 2017. The "lightning" in Brewer's case was cancer. Read more...

VUMC in the news


A roundup of a few recent stories from the press about Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Read more...