John McPherson

Thirteen honored at endowed chair holder celebration

Thirteen Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored for their academic achievements during a celebration Feb. 18 at the Student Life Center.

Heart illustration

Study takes ‘cool’ approach to reducing heart attack damage

Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute is participating in a clinical study to further evaluate the safety and feasibility of rapidly lowering the body’s temperature to significantly reduce the amount of damage caused by a heart attack.

External defibrillator jumpstarts patient’s heart

Typically, when a person experiences sudden cardiac arrest while asleep, the chance of survival is poor.