March 27, 2014

The Vanderbilt Breast Center at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks has added tomosynthesis mammography, an imaging technique that creates a three-dimensional image of breast tissue, to help screen patients for breast cancer. Read more...

Microbiome effort seeks to help premature babies


A multidisciplinary team of microbiome researchers at Vanderbilt University is shedding light on necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), a disease of prematurity that kills hundreds of babies and costs the U.S. health care system an estimated $5 billion a year. Read more...

Grant bolsters patient-centered outcomes research


Patient-centered outcomes research is the focus of a $3.3 million, five-year, institutional K12 training grant awarded to Vanderbilt University Medical Center by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Read more...

American Red Cross blood drive on Tuesday, April 1


American Red Cross blood drives and bone marrow and tissue/organ donor registries are coming up. Read more...