Collaborative helping Midstate nursing homes control COVID-19
VUMC, NIH launch clinical trial to test novel therapies to protect host tissue against COVID-19
Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers, supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), are leading a nationwide clinical trial to explore the safety and effectiveness of a group of novel drugs designed to protect patients hospitalized with COVID-19 at high risk of poor outcomes. The new trial has enrolled its first patient.
VUMC is pacesetter for national aspirin study
Rosenbloom appointed to National Library of Medicine’s Biomedical Informatics, Library and Data Sciences Review Committee
Trent Rosenbloom, MD, MPH, professor and vice chair of Faculty Affairs in the Department of Biomedical Informatics, has been appointed to the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) Biomedical Informatics, Library and Data Sciences (BILDS) Review Committee. His term will take place from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2025.
Stephen Patrick, MD, MPH named 2021 Chancellor Faculty Fellows
VUMC to lead national study to treat severe COVID complications
Rothman Receives Faculty Award for Outstanding Contributions to Research
Hospital Medicine Reengineering Network (HOMERuN)
VUMC is a founding member of the HOMERuN collaborative, which engages hospitalists, researchers, and hospital medicine groups at leading medical centers nationwide, accelerating the discovery and swift implementation of quality care improvements. Sunil Kripalani, MD, MSc, and Eduard Vasilevskis, MD, MPH, lead VUMC’s participation.
Zheng named VICC associate director for Population Sciences Research
Wei Zheng, MD, PhD, MPH, Anne Potter Wilson Professor of Medicine, has been named associate director for Population Sciences Research at Vanderbilt- Ingram Cancer Center (VICC). Zheng, chief of the Division of Epidemiology and director of the Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, replaces William Blot, PhD, who retired from the leadership position on April 1 but will continue to serve in a professor emeritus role.