Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) biochemist Billy Hudson recently was named the recipient of the 2018 Distinguished Investigator Prize from the International Society for Matrix Biology for his work in the field.
Vanderbilt University's Board of Trust recently approved a degree program for genetic counseling, one of the fastest growing health professions in the United States, as enrollment begins for its inaugural semester in fall 2019.
Calithera Biosciences Inc. recently revealed Phase 1 study results of candidate CB-839, potential treatment for certain advanced breast cancers, based on its potential efficacy when used with the chemotherapy medication paclitaxel.
A number of organizations recently started an initiative to help the almost 7 million U.S. residents with atrial fibrillation (AF) not caused by heart valve issues understand their increased risk of stroke.
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers recently created skeletal muscle cells using human stem cells, marking a significant step toward perfecting stem cell replacement therapy for muscle diseases such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
A program started by a volunteer has raised nearly $200,000 since its inception 20 years ago to help Brenner Children's Hospital patient families, according to a Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center press release.
Seattle Genetics and Bristol-Myers Squibb revealed provisional results from their study considering the potential combination of Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) and Opdivo (nivolumab) in treating relapsed or refractory Hodgkin lymphoma.
Restrictions placed on Bristol-Myers Squibb studies investigating regimens combining Opdivo (nivolumab) with existing treatments for previously unresponsive multiple myeloma cases have been partially rescinded by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Scientists at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) recently demonstrated how high glucose levels in pregnant women may prevent babies’ heart cells from developing normally, shedding more light on congenital heart disease risk.
The University of California at Los Angeles Health's Sound Body Sound Mind program is helping children and teens in underserved areas achieve better fitness, according to a press release from UCLA Health.
Bryan Slaba, CEO of South Dakota’s Wagner Community Memorial Hospital - Avera (WCMH-A), recently received the American Hospital Association’s Rural Hospital Leadership Award for his achievements in local health outcomes.
People generally recognize the negative effects of drinking too much alcohol, but everyone may not know that drinking too much regularly can increase the risk of developing cancer, says the American Cancer Society (ACS).