Losses

From the Spring 2020 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

George Allen, MD, PhD, who served for more than 25 years as chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at Vanderbilt, died Dec. 7, 2019. He was 77. Dr. Allen studied medicine at Washington University and did an internship at … Continued

Q + A: Donald Brady, MD’90

From the Spring 2020 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

In July 2019 Donald Brady, MD’90, assumed the role of Senior Associate Dean for Health Sciences Education at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Executive Vice-President for Educational Affairs at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He proudly refers to himself a … Continued

Research Round-up

From the Spring 2020 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Less inflammation = better healing Myocardial infarction remains a leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide, raising an urgent need for novel therapies. Acute MI provokes an inflammatory response in the heart that removes damaged tissue to promote repair and … Continued