January 15, 2013

Leaders with West Tennessee Healthcare and Vanderbilt University Medical Center announced today an affiliation agreement that will expand the scope of health care services in West Tennessee Healthcare's service area. Read more...

Vanderbilt Health and Wellness offers flu resources


The flu is back and hitting the nation hard. Keep yourself and your family informed about influenza with these flu tools, compiled by Vanderbilt Health and Wellness. Read more...

AstraZeneca, VU collaborate to develop new treatments for major brain disorders


AstraZeneca and Vanderbilt University have signed a research collaboration agreement to identify candidate drugs aimed at treating psychosis and other neuropsychiatric symptoms associated with major brain diseases such as Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia. Read more...

Lee to lead Vanderbilt Kennedy Center UCEDD training


Evon Batey Lee, Ph.D., has been named director of training for the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. Read more...

Study reviews medication adherence interventions


According to a medical literature review published last month in the "Annals of Internal Medicine," approximately 50 percent of medications for chronic disease are not taken as prescribed. Failure to take prescribed medications was estimated to cause 10 percent of hospitalizations and 125,000 deaths annually. Read more...