December 5, 2013

On the evening of Nov. 16, in Washington, D.C., William Stead, M.D., associate vice chancellor for Health Affairs and chief strategy officer for Vanderbilt University Medical Center, received a welcome surprise. The setting was the National Press Club and the occasion was the annual leadership dinner of the American Medical Informatics Association, where the field's top awards are presented. Read more...

Predictor of prostate cancer outcomes identified


Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the University of Alberta in Canada have identified a biomarker for a cellular switch that accurately predicts which prostate cancer patients are likely to have their cancer recur or spread. Read more...

Vanderbilt dietitian offers tips to prevent holiday weight gain


Between family get-togethers, holiday parties and the abundance of special treats available during the holidays, it can be a real challenge to avoid putting on a few pounds. Read more...