AAU today elected Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos as chair of its board of directors. His one-year term begins today with the conclusion of AAU’s semiannual meeting in Washington, D.C.
In areas of the country disproportionately affected by the opioid crisis, treatment programs are less likely to accept patients paying through insurance of any type or accept pregnant women, a new Vanderbilt study found.
An international team has uncovered the potential to beat obesity at the cellular level, characterizing for the first time a complex, little-understood receptor type that, when activated, shuts off hunger.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is encouraging its medical providers to stop using saline as intravenous fluid therapy for most patients, a change provoked by two companion landmark studies released Feb. 27 that are anticipated to improve survival and decrease kidney complications.
Vanderbilt's efforts to offer an affordable education to all qualified students are under assault from the federal government, says Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this article published in the Opinion section of the Tennessean.