February 23, 2017

When Jessica Biggs first met Esther Kim, M.D., associate professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt, the 33-year-old burst into tears. Biggs said she couldn't contain her emotions after struggling to find answers for her recurring heart problems. Read more...

CERNER downtime to be this Saturday


A CERNER downtime, affecting some lab information systems, will take place 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25. Read more...

Neurologist Dalmau delivers Discovery Lecture today


Josep Dalmau, M.D., Ph.D., renowned for his studies of immune disorders affecting the brain and spinal cord, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 23. Read more...

Undiagnosed taste, smell issues focus of new clinic


People who have problems with their sense of smell or taste and don't know the cause have a new treatment option at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center. Read more...

First class of PM&R residents sets bar high for new program


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) physicians, also known as physiatrists, treat medical conditions stemming from either illnesses or injuries that are related to movement, pain and activities of daily living. The conditions might involve the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles or tendons. Read more...

Predators sponsor Hockey Fights Cancer night this Sunday


The Nashville Predators will host a Hockey Fights Cancer night against the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday, Feb. 26. This event benefits the Predators' 365 Fund, which raises money for pediatric cancer research. Funds are raised for the evening through a portion of ticket sales for the Hockey Fights Cancer game night, a silent auction and fan donations at the door. Read more...