The Department's Internal Medicine Residency Program
Congratulations to Wonder Puryear Drake, MD, and Madan Jagasia, MBBS, upon their new directorship appointments!
“This is what it’s all about,” Brown said. “We have to stay focused on what it is we do and our values. You do that very well and I’m very proud to be part of the department.”
Department of Medicine’s NIH funding swells: “This growth reflects on the quality of our faculty (you), your creativity and hard work, as well as on the breadth of collaborations across divisions, departments, and missions,” said Nancy J. Brown, M.D., the Hugh J. Morgan Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Department.
“The creation of Nashville Biosciences will dramatically accelerate our ability to work with pharmaceutical and other partners, to advance human health by accelerating rational drug and diagnostics development and use,” said Dan Roden, MD, VUMC’s Senior Vice President for Personalized Medicine.
Among the ten Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were Leslie Crofford, M.D., Wilson Family Chair in Medicine and Director of the Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, and David Gailani, M.D.
The culmination of paradigm shifting sodium studies by Dr. Jens Titze, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, and colleagues, were spotlighted in the New York Times on May 8, 2017.
Vanderbilt receives national designation for excellence in infection prevention.
Click to watch Dr. Pierre Massion's Vandy MEDTalk on "Metabolic reprogramming in the airway epithelium of high-risk individuals for lung cancer."
The Veterans Administration Hospital in the foreground with the Vanderbilt University Medical Center continuing into the horizon.
Keith Wilson, M.D., Dana Hardbower, and colleagues are studying the link between epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) signaling and the inflammatory response to bacterial infection in the gastrointestinal tract.
A "Day in the Life" of oncologist Vandana G. Abramson, M.D.
See how VUMC nephrologist and Associate Professor of Medicine, Dr. William H. Fissell IV, is making major progress on a first-of-its-kind device to free kidney patients from dialysis.
VU scientists report a way to calm the sepsis “storm.” “Sepsis is fast and furious, especially among the youngest and oldest patients,” said senior author Jacek Hawiger, M.D., Ph.D. First author, Ruth Ann Veach, Jozef Zienkiewicz, Ph.D., Yan Liu, M.D., and Lukasz Wylezinski, Ph.D., also contributed to the sepsis study.
Thanks to the generous donations of family members, friends, concerned strangers, and with the help of their son, Tim, Paul & Wanpen Anderson presented Dr. Elizabeth Phillips in the Division of Infectious Diseases, with a check for $22,000 to support her SJS/TEN research.
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