Douglas Sawyer

  • Vanderbilt University

    Heart failure therapy shows promise in early clinical trial

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Acorda Therapeutics Inc. released findings from a Phase 1 clinical trial of glial growth factor 2 (GGF2) last week at the American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session in San Francisco. Read More

    Mar 14, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    VHVI reaches milestone in heart valve procedures

    Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute recently performed its 100th transcatheter aortic heart valve-replacement (TAVR) on 91-year-old Murline Westover from Lavinia, Tenn. Read More

    Aug 2, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    My Health Chat: Innovation in Heart Care and Genomic Medicine

    Have you ever wanted to ask the world’s leading physicians and medical researchers about their work and how it affects you? My Health Chat is your chance. Join Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Dr. Jim Jirjis, as he discusses the latest advancements in genomic medicine and heart care innovations with Dr. Read More

    Nov 14, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUMC to launch live video chat series Nov. 9

    Jim Jirjis (Vanderbilt University) Patients, caregivers and consumers will have a chance Nov. 9 to ask questions about the latest in genomic medicine and heart care innovations during a live online video chat with Vanderbilt University Medical Center experts. The free event, which will be from 1:30… Read More

    Oct 28, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Promise of Discovery campaign adds video chat, new story lines

    Dr. Emily Kurtz (left) of the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute appears in new ads for the Promise of Discovery campaign. (Vanderbilt University) Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s award-winning “Promise of Discovery” initiative continues with the creation of additional story lines and the launch of a new series… Read More

    Oct 21, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    NIH grant bolsters emergency medicine training

    The Department of Emergency Medicine has received a $3.5 million training grant from the National Institutes of Health, one of the nation’s first training grants in emergency medicine. Read More

    Jun 21, 2011