September 17, 2013

Researchers at the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute and Massachusetts General Hospital have identified a biomarker that can predict diabetes risk up to 10 years before onset of the disease. Read more...

Embolism not about to change young singer's tune


As a member of the Tune Town Show Chorus, 20-year-old Kyla Hallums was used to belting out songs and thought it strange when she became short of breath on Sept. 1. Read more...

Discovery lecturer to discuss genetic information's challenges, Thursday, Sept. 19


Wylie Burke, M.D., Ph.D., an expert in the social, ethical and policy implications of genetic information, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 19. Read more...

Volunteers needed for community events


Vanderbilt University Medical Center participates in many community events throughout the year. Most of these events are sponsored by VUMC or the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read more...

New rounds series focuses on supporting caregivers


Bedside Matters, a new hourlong, monthly rounds geared toward helping all Vanderbilt University Medical Center health care providers deal with the social and emotional issues of caring for patients and families, will begin this month. Read more...

From Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center's "Momentum" magazine: The Road Back


Kim Brewer cried, calling it "a blessing" when she crossed the finish line of a recent 5K race in Columbia, Tenn. Her tears were a mark of triumph and an acknowledgement of the long climb back from bladder cancer and the intensive surgery needed to reconstruct her urinary system. Read more...