Alumni News

From the Winter 2016 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

1950s Gerald Stone, M.D., ‘57, HS ‘58, BA ‘54, and his wife, Lois, celebrated their 59th anniversary on June 10, 2015. They have 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Dr. Stone continues to do locum tenens in Rochester, New York, where … Continued

Growing to New Heights

From the Winter 2016 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

The cover of this issue of Vanderbilt Medicine features Eli James, a courageous 5-year-old being cared for by the Program for Children with Medically Complex Needs through Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Eli was diagnosed in utero with … Continued

Quicknotes

From the Summer 2015 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Antibiotics with anticancer potential The type II topoisomerases—enzymes that manage tangles and supercoils in DNA—exist in all organisms and are important drug targets. Widely prescribed anticancer agents including etoposide and doxorubicin target human type II topoisomerases, and quinolone antibiotics such as ciprofloxacin target … Continued

From Jocks to Docs

From the Summer 2015 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

On July 15, four Vanderbilt student-athletes arrived for orientation for the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine— former football players Patton Robinette, Alex Hysong and Steve Monk and men’s cross country standout John Ewing. Just 91 applicants were accepted for the … Continued