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Hydrocephalus treatment study began in Uganda

Feb. 6, 2014—Rob Naftel, M.D., traveled more than 8,000 miles to learn a new surgical technique to treat hydrocephalus, the buildup of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain.

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Grant aids premature infant hydrocephalus research

Jan. 16, 2014—Neurodevelopmental outcomes of premature infants with post-hemorrhagic hydrocephalus is the subject of a new research study at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Pediatric Neurosurgery expands research efforts

Jan. 24, 2013—Vanderbilt is expanding its role in the future treatment of pediatric hydrocephalus by recruiting Chevis Shannon, MBA, MPH, Dr.PH., to serve as director of the Vanderbilt Pediatric Neurosurgery Clinical Research Initiative.

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Photo: Hydrocephalus Walk

Aug. 16, 2012—More than 500 people trekked in the first Nashville Hydrocephalus Walk held recently. So far, the inaugural 5K walk, sponsored in part by the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has raised an estimated $30,000. (photo by Denise Charlene Thomas)

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Walk to benefit hydrocephalus set for July 28

Jul. 19, 2012—Nashville will have a first-ever walk for hydrocephalus Saturday, July 28, raising awareness and support for research.

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Vanderbilt-pioneered fetal surgery procedure yields positive results

Feb. 9, 2011—Results of a landmark, seven-year National Institutes of Health-funded trial, Management of Myelomeningocele Study (MOMS), demonstrate clear benefit for babies who undergo fetal surgery to treat spina bifida, the most common birth defect in the central nervous system.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

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