Tools of the trade

Tow motors keep supplies moving at VUMC. This tool keeps the tow motors moving.

Joey Johnson, an instrument maker in VUMC’s Apparatus Shop, says the programmer-controller for tow motors is a vital tool for his job.

Micropipette’s “accuracy is beautiful” for medical researcher Jun Qian

Being able to manipulate things too small to be seen is still a source of amazement

A brain surgeon’s best friend

Neurosurgeon Lola Chambless loves the simplicity and functionality of the surgical dissector called a Penfield #1