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Author: Paul Govern

Tools of the trade

Micropipette’s “accuracy is beautiful” for medical researcher Jun Qian

By Paul Govern

Being able to manipulate things too small to be seen is still a source of amazement

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Tools of the trade

A brain surgeon’s best friend

By Paul Govern

Neurosurgeon Lola Chambless loves the simplicity and functionality of the surgical dissector called a Penfield #1

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Curious VUMC

What is the purpose of that weird cube in the middle of the Plaza?

By Paul Govern

Futuristic design element? Outdoor feng shui in action? Navigational beacon for LifeFlight? The truth is more basic.

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Credo Award Winner

Sue Christian was kicked in the head by a horse. She decided to go into healthcare — for humans.

By Paul Govern

Her dedication to teamwork and problem-solving make her a go-to person in Anesthesiology.

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Employee Spotlight

Teenage daughter sparks interest in rock-climbing for Vanderbilt’s Dario and Nunzia Giuse

By Paul Govern

The passion for climbing has now affected all three members of the Giuse family

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