Lindley named to direct new multidisciplinary Women’s Heart Center
Aug. 17, 2022—Kathryn Lindley, MD, has joined the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute as director of the new Women’s Heart Center.
VHVI reaches milestone in cardiac monitor implants
Sep. 15, 2021—Vanderbilt has reached a new milestone in implanting CardioMEMS remote cardiac monitoring devices.
VHVI offers latest therapies to treat atrial fibrillation
Sep. 9, 2021—Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute continues to offer the latest in therapies to treat atrial fibrillation (AF or AFib), the most common cardiac arrhythmia.
Novel LVAD allows patient to see family, celebrate milestones
Sep. 2, 2021—Brandon Cochran, a 39-year-old real estate agent in Louisville, Kentucky, was at home with his family in October 2020 when he went into cardiac arrest. His implanted defibrillator shocked him back to life, and he was hospitalized for seven months.
Structural Heart and Valve Center reaches procedure milestones
Aug. 12, 2021—The Structural Heart and Valve Center at Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI) has recently completed multiple groundbreaking transcatheter clinical trial procedures treating severe regurgitation of the mitral and tricuspid valves, a continuation of a decade of research that is revolutionizing the treatment of these conditions.
Anticoagulation Clinic at Vanderbilt Heart designated an Anticoagulation Center of Excellence
Jun. 9, 2021—The Anticoagulation Clinic at Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI) has been designated an Anticoagulation Center of Excellence by the Anticoagulation Forum, one of only three in Tennessee.
Freedman named director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Jan. 7, 2021—Jane Freedman, MD, will join Vanderbilt University Medical Center as director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and the physician-in-chief of the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute, effective Aug. 1.
Muñoz named to key VHVI leadership role
Dec. 17, 2020—Daniel Muñoz, MD, MPA, associate professor of Medicine, has been named the new executive medical director of the Patient Care Center (PCC) at Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI), effective Jan. 1, 2021.
VHVI’s Brown, Agrawal receive American Heart Association awards
Dec. 10, 2020—Two Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute researchers are receiving awards from the American Heart Association.
May 4 symposium to highlight heart-related basic, clinical research
Apr. 21, 2016—The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine will host the Vanderbilt Cardiovascular Symposium 2016 on May 4, highlighting ongoing vascular and heart-related basic and clinical research.
Cardiologist Hood keeps patients’ best interests at heart
Feb. 11, 2016—When Rob Hood, M.D., began practicing cardiology 30 years ago he could not have imagined that fitness would one day be measured on a device worn around his wrist.
Study team uses metabolomics to study longevity
Apr. 30, 2015—The keys to longevity have been a source of curiosity and the basis of many research studies for years, yet the mechanisms underlying a person’s ability to live a long life are still not fully understood.