Vanderbilt Autonomic Dysfunction Center 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.
Cognitive changes in ‘standing’ syndrome
Jan. 13, 2015—Patients with orthostatic intolerance – problems when standing – have cognitive changes, even when seated, compared to healthy individuals.
Doris Duke awards enhance clinical research training
Jul. 31, 2014—Vanderbilt University’s Cyndya Shibao, M.D., MSCI, has received a Clinical Scientist Development Award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
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.
Combo combats dizziness
Mar. 9, 2012—Some patients may need a combo of medications to combat a condition that causes dizziness.