Physician, author, humanitarian Meador dies at 90

Vanderbilt’s Clifton Meador, MD, professor of Medicine, Emeritus, died Oct. 11. He was 90.

Metabolism expert Lazar set for next Discovery Lecture

Endocrinologist Mitchell Lazar, MD, PhD, known for his work on the genetic regulation of metabolism, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 19.

Inflammation, obesity and diabetes

Vanderbilt study adds to the mounting role for inflammatory signaling in obesity.

New service helps patients keep glucose levels on track

Following her successful heart valve surgery at Vanderbilt, Gwendolyn English and her family faced a long journey home to Florida. Her family was concerned about the trip, because English has diabetes and her blood sugar levels had been fluctuating erratically.

Pumping up the pancreas in pregnancy

A strain of mutant mice provide a novel model for studying glucose intolerance and gestational diabetes during pregnancy and suggest that certain molecules may be useful for therapeutic applications.