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Vanderbilt University Medical Center Company Profile

18:16 EDT 19th June 2018 | BioPortfolio

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers and is the largest comprehensive research, teaching and patient care health system in the state of Tennessee. VUMC’s clinics receive over 2 million patient visits per year. For the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2017, VUMC had approximately 65,000 inpatient discharges and performed more than 67,000 surgical operations (inpatient and outpatient), making it the largest healthcare facility in the Middle Tennessee region. VUMC is also the largest employer of non-governmental employees in Middle Tennessee, with more than 22,000 staff, over 2,700 of which are physicians, advanced practice nurses and scientists appointed to the Vanderbilt University faculty.


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Novel research involving cicadas explores way to restore silenced voices

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) A swarm of cicadas that left thousands of insect carcasses across the Vanderbilt University campus in 2011 is leading to transinstitutional research at the Vande...

Study shows increase in youth suicide attempts

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) The number of school-age children and adolescents hospitalized for suicidal thoughts or attempts has more than doubled since 2008, according to a new Vanderbilt-...

Study shows prolonged NAS treatment for infants discharged early

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) Infants who are diagnosed with drug withdrawal after birth who are treated with medication as outpatients at home are treated three times longer than infants tre...

Gene study spots clues to heart risk for statin patients

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) A Vanderbilt-led research team has discovered genetic variations that increase the risk of heart attack even when patients are receiving a statin drug like Lipit...

New imaging approach offers unprecedented views of staph infection

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) Eric Skaar, Ph.D., M.P.H., and colleagues at Vanderbilt have combined multiple types of molecular imaging to probe an invasive Staphylococcus aureus infection in...

Vanderbilt, Lundbeck to develop new approach to schizophrenia treatment

(Vanderbilt University) The Vanderbilt compounds have been shown in animal models to have antipsychotic-like effects and to improve cognitive performance with low risk of side effects.

Study finds minority trainees are up, but not minority faculty

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) Despite increasing numbers of underrepresented minority (URM) trainees in the biomedical sciences, there is a persistent shortage of URM faculty who are involved...

$8.1 million grant funds new center to research highly aggressive form of lung cancer

(Vanderbilt University) A five-year National Cancer Institute grant will fund an interdisciplinary research center at Vanderbilt for the study of small cell lung cancer, a highly aggressive, incurable...

PubMed Articles [3369 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Recommended Reading from the Vanderbilt University and Johns Hopkins University Interventional Pulmonology Fellows.

Digital Applications in Cytopathology: Problems, Rationalizations, and Alternative Approaches.

The aim of this work was to raise awareness of problems using digital applications for examining, teaching, and applying telecytology at King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Unive...

Framing Medicine as a Moral Practice: An Introductory Medical School Course.

The transition into medical school represents a time of profound professional development for medical students. Many medical schools manage this transition with brief orientations followed by abrupt m...

THE NEW HADASSAH-HEBREW UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER: A LEADER IN ISRAELI PUBLIC MEDICINE.

Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center is regaining its lead in Israeli public medicine with clinical excellence, state-of-the art technology, high achievement in research, and outstanding medical ...

Greater distance to an academic medical center is associated with poorer melanoma prognostic factors: The University of Colorado Experience.

Numerous studies report a correlation between distance to diagnostic provider in an academic medical center and poorer prognosis ofdisease. Limited research on this topic exists with respect to melano...

Clinical Trials [5011 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Cancer Occurrence and Outcome in Young Patients Undergoing Cancer Treatment at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

RATIONALE: Gathering information about the number of young patients with cancer and the outcome of these patients may help doctors learn more about cancer. PURPOSE: This research study is...

Older Breast Cancer Patients: Risk for Cognitive Decline

The goal of this study is to evaluate the impact of systemic therapy on cognition in older breast cancer patients, explore which domains are most affected, measure associations between cog...

Effects of Midodrine and Droxidopa on Splanchnic Capacitance in Autonomic Failure

The purpose of this study is to learn more about the effects of midodrine and droxidopa, two medications used for the treatment of orthostatic hypotension (low blood pressure on standing),...

Once Versus Twice Daily Electrolyte Monitoring in CHF

Twice daily basic metabolic panel's or labs are common practice at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. However, it is unclear how often the second BMP each day is acted on. the investig...

Chronic Pain Skills Study - Vanderbilt University Medical Center

The Osher Center for Integrative Medicine (OCIM) at Vanderbilt is a multidisciplinary outpatient clinic treating patients with chronic pain and complex health issues via integrative servic...

Companies [3755 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers and is the largest comprehensive research, teaching and patient car...

International Epidemiology Institute

The International Epidemiology Institute is a unique senior biomedical research organization founded in 1994 by scientists from the National Cancer Institute, U.S.A. IEI provides state-of-the-science ...

Cigna Corporation and The University of Tennessee Medical Center

The mission of The University of Tennessee Medical Center, the region’s only hospital to achieve status as a Magnet® recognized organization, is to serve through healing, ...

Vanderbilt University

University of Mississippi Health Care

The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), located in Jackson, is the state's only academic medical center. University of Mississippi Health Care represents the clinical programs of the Medi...

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