Through the Eyes

Our Through the Eyes video series allows you to learn more about our department and how we work, and, just as important, who we are as people.

Wonder Drake - Assistant Professor

Wonder Drake - Associate Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Div.; Assoc Prof. PMI

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Natasha Magnuson M.D.

Natasha Magnuson M.D.

This Talented Woman's Journey Begins with a Water Polo Scholarship from Harvard and Takes her to The Vanderbilt Department of Medicine

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Madhur lands NIH New Innovator Award

Meena Madhur, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Medicine, has received a 2016 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award. The award is designed to support “exceptionally creative, early-career investigators who propose innovative, high-impact projects,” according to the NIH.


Study finds natural compound extends lifespan of worms

L. Jackson Roberts, professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, and the William Stokes Professor of Experimental Therapeutics, and his colleagues reported in the journal Aging that C. elegans worms consuming salicylamine — a compound that inactivates molecules called isoketals — live longer healthy lives compared to worms not receiving the compound.

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Vanderbilt University Hospital has one of the most advanced electronic systems in the nation for both order entry and for its EMR.