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Lola Chambless Archives

Imaging features predict tumor grade

Jan. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered imaging features associated with increased risk for aggressive meningiomas (tumors of the brain membranes) that could help guide surgical planning and patient counseling.

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Three from VUMC honored by NBJ for community health contributions

May. 7, 2015—Three members of the Vanderbilt community were recently named to Nashville Business Journal’s 2015 class of Health Care Heroes.

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Groomed for Success: High energy neurosurgeon combines love of barns and brains

Sep. 6, 2013—Drive about 20 miles west of Nashville on I-40, wind around on some country roads, turn up the shady lane marked Aden Branch Farm, pass the two-room, pre-Civil War-era log cabin and pull up at the barn. This is where Lola Chambless, M.D., ’05, trades her blue cotton scrubs for jeans and cowboy boots. Where...

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Fellowship hones minimally invasive brain surgery skills

Feb. 28, 2013—After six months in Australia studying under an international expert in endoscopic neurosurgery, Lola Chambless, M.D., has brought those minimally invasive brain tumor surgery techniques back to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Impact of diabetes, obesity on glioma patients studied

Sep. 15, 2011—A new study indicates that patients with high-grade glioma brain tumors who have preexisting type 2 diabetes or obesity have poorer outcomes, and is the first to use the Vanderbilt Brain Tumor Center Clinical Database to report a novel clinical finding.

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