Eureka Moment

From the Summer 2016 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

A decade before the FDA’s 1997 initial approval of deep brain stimulation (DBS) therapy, the technique was developed in Grenoble, France. Alim-Louis Benabid, M.D., Ph.D., and Pierre Pollak, M.D., utilized the effect of high-frequency stimulation on a patient’s tremor during … Continued

VUSM student earns HIV/AIDS fellowship

From the Summer 2015 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Fourth-year Vanderbilt University School of Medicine student Ishan Asokan has been selected as an inaugural member of the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) Fellowship for students addressing HIV/AIDS and health disparities. Asokan has been working at the Vanderbilt Comprehensive Care … Continued