David Robertson Archives
Apr. 18, 2019—A retired high school basketball coach from Murfreesboro was honored by the Tennessee State Senate on Thursday, March 21, for his efforts to shine a light on the rare disease that killed his wife six years ago.
Clinical Research Center moves to new Round Wing location
Dec. 6, 2018—The new Round Wing location of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Elliot V. Newman Clinical Research Center (CRC) opened Dec. 4 with a ribbon-cutting and reception.
May. 10, 2018—David Robertson, MD, second from left, poses with three longtime colleagues who spoke during last week’s symposium honoring his scientific legacy.
Symposium to honor Robertson’s research contributions
Apr. 19, 2018—David Robertson, MD, internationally known for his groundbreaking work in defining and treating often-debilitating neurological disorders of blood pressure regulation, will be honored with a two-day symposium May 3-4 at Langford Auditorium.
Robertson leaves lasting legacy in clinical research
Nov. 30, 2017—When David Robertson, MD, sorted through 39 years’ worth of textbooks, journals and framed photographs in Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) Clinical Research Center (CRC) recently as he prepared for retirement, the memory that brought him to tears was a 30-year-old embroidery piece by his daughter, Rose Robertson Pink.
Niswender named Clinical Research Center director
Nov. 30, 2017—Kevin Niswender, MD, PhD, whose work has helped advance understanding of the neural underpinnings of obesity and metabolic syndrome, has been named director of the Clinical Research Center (CRC) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).
AHA hypertension council honors Robertson, Madhur
Sep. 15, 2016—Vanderbilt’s David Robertson, M.D., and Meena Madhur, M.D., Ph.D., were recognized by the American Heart Association’s Council on Hypertension during the annual Council on Hypertension Scientific Sessions meeting in Orlando this week.
Autonomic diseases consortium lands renewed federal funding
Nov. 6, 2014—A nationwide research group headed by Vanderbilt University’s David Robertson, M.D., has received another round of funding from the federal government to continue studies of rare neurodegenerative diseases and disorders affecting blood pressure.
Vanderbilt celebrates 18 elected fellows of the AAAS
Nov. 25, 2013—Eighteen academic and administrative leaders at Vanderbilt University have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) this year.
Vanderbilt’s CTSA lands $46 million renewal
Jul. 12, 2012—Vanderbilt University’s largest single government research grant, its Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), has been renewed for another five years for $46 million.