Jun. 8, 2017—Having a child born without an external ear or ear canal can be a scary and confusing experience for parents, and finding medical care for the rare condition has meant having to travel to several distant medical centers for treatment options.
May. 18, 2017—Ron Eavey, M.D., Guy M. Maness Professor and chair of Otolaryngology and director of the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center, received the 2017 Edward C. Bradley S.J., M.D., Medical Alumni Award from the Saint Joseph’s University Medical Alumni Chapter at its annual awards event on its Philadelphia campus on April 23.
Feb. 2, 2017—To understand the phenomenal growth of research in the Department of Otolaryngology, step inside the S corridor on the second floor of Medical Center North. That is the location of the department’s gleaming new Laryngeal Biology Laboratory, which occupies the previous footprint of several smaller labs that have now been combined into a shared modern space.
Sep. 3, 2015—Vanderbilt University is seizing the opportunity to become a hub for music research in the heart of Music City.
Dec. 23, 2014—Jorge Bacardi and his wife, Leslie, recently established the Caridad Bolivar Bacardi Research and Fellowship Training Fund in Vanderbilt’s Department of Otolaryngology in honor of his mother.
Feb. 20, 2014—Vanderbilt continues its commitment to a smoke-free campus by including e-cigarettes in its smoking policy.
Sep. 26, 2013—When Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center director Roland Eavey, M.D., learned of the institution’s prioritized focus on training the next generation of leaders he went to two organizations he knew that were famous for doing that — the military and business schools.
Sep. 11, 2013—In the foreseeable future, robots will be sticking steerable needles in your brain to remove blood clots; capsule robots will be crawling up your colon as a painless replacement for the colonoscopy; and ultra-miniaturized snake robots will remove tumors from your bladder and other body cavities.
Aug. 17, 2010—Is exposure to loud noise, concerts and mp3 players harmful to your child’s hearing? While the exact cause is unknown, a study by Vanderbilt and Harvard researchers shows the number of young people suffering from hearing loss is increasing at an alarming rate. Find out more about this Journal of the American Medical Association study...