May. 31, 2018—Tristan Miranda spent the waning days of summer last year on a California beach doing hip pivots on a surfboard — an extraordinary feat for someone who underwent hip surgery just three months earlier.
Feb. 2, 2018—We often think about bone health from a nutritional standpoint. We analyze what we can put into our bodies to feed our bones—through diet or supplements—to make them stronger. That’s the wrong way to think about it, says Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Jonathan Schoenecker.
Oct. 25, 2017—Eleven Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were honored Oct. 23 during a festive celebration at the Student Life Center.
Dec. 8, 2016—Vanderbilt researchers have made the surprising discovery that the protease plasmin, known for its clot-busting role in the blood, protects soft tissue from turning to bone after severe injuries and certain orthopaedic surgeries.
Aug. 13, 2015—New findings show that fibrin, a protein that was thought to play a key role in fracture healing, is not required, shifting understanding of how fractures heal.