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Case study explores stroke, meningitis link

Aug. 1, 2013—A case series by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center examines three patients transferred here with ischemic stroke who later received a diagnosis of fungal meningitis attributed to tainted injections for low back pain, part of a multi-state outbreak.

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VU’s Pettit named ‘Tennessean of the Year’

Jan. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt’s April Pettit, M.D., MPH, instructor in Medicine, is being recognized as the “Tennessean of the Year” by the readers and editorial board of The Tennessean.

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Meningitis Mystery Solved

Dec. 5, 2012—WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU START SEEING PATIENTS WHO ARE GETTING SICKER BY THE MINUTE? AND NORMAL TREATMENTS AREN’T WORKING?  VANDERBILT DOCTORS AND TECHNICIANS QUICKLY WORKED TO SOLVE THE MYSTERY SURROUNDING THE DEADLIEST OUTBREAK OF FUNGAL MENINGITIS THAT HAS EVER HIT OUR NATION.  CAROLE BARTOO TAKES US BEHIND THE SCENES TO THE LAB THAT BECAME GROUND...

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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.

Vanderbilt Medicine

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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