VUMC research team receives $1 million grant from AHA to study impact of long-COVID on heart
Apr. 14, 2022—A research team led by Cyndya Shibao, MD, MSCI, associate professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), has received a three-year, $1-million grant from the American Heart Association to study long-term effects of COVID-19 on the heart and cardiovascular system.
Study tracks postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
Aug. 6, 2015—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and Dysautonomia International are partnering to launch the first large international study on postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), which impacts an estimated 500,000 to 3 million patients in the United States and millions more around the globe.
Team effort boosts study of tachycardia syndrome
Jul. 24, 2014—Vanderbilt University’s Satish Raj, M.D., MSCI, was very busy — and very visible — at the Dysautonomia International Conference in Washington, D.C., earlier this month.
Viral illness may spur ‘standing up’ disorder
Mar. 13, 2014—Circulating “autoantibodies” possibly triggered by a viral illness may contribute an abnormally rapid heart rate or tachycardia upon standing that affects 500,000 Americans, mostly young women, according to researchers at the University of Oklahoma and Vanderbilt University.