Division of Cardiovascular Medicine Archives
Protein implicated in atherosclerosis
Nov. 25, 2014—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered a new target for the prevention of atherosclerotic plaque development and cardiovascular disease.
Development and disease in the aorta
Apr. 2, 2014—Smooth muscle cells that line the aorta differ in development but not in the adult, a finding that has implications for understanding aortic development and disease.
Carr’s imaging expertise adds to heart disease fight
Feb. 27, 2014—Jeffrey Carr, M.D., M.Sc., recently joined Vanderbilt as the Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Radiology & Radiological Sciences and professor of Clinical Biomedical Informatics and Cardiovascular Medicine.
Framingham Heart Study’s landmark impact examined
Oct. 3, 2013—While the Framingham Heart Study is often referenced throughout the halls of academia, few know its origin or can fully appreciate the contribution it has made to the understanding and prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Fishing for new anti-cancer drugs
Sep. 18, 2013—Vanderbilt investigators used an in vivo screen in zebrafish to identify a potential new anti-cancer drug.
Byrd named president of echocardiography society
Jul. 25, 2013—Benjamin Byrd III, M.D., professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, has been named president of the 16,000-member American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) for a one-year term following the society’s 24th Annual Scientific Sessions, which were held earlier this month in Minneapolis.
Wang to lead Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Apr. 18, 2013—Thomas Wang, M.D., has joined Vanderbilt as director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and the physician-in-chief of the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute.