General Overview  Dr.Robertson Vanderbilt
To demonstrate its commitment to research in the physiological challenges of manned space flight, Vanderbilt University Medical Center established the Center for Space Physiology and Medicine in 1989. Under the direction of David Robertson, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology, and Neurology, and F. Andrew Gaffney, Professor of Medicine, the Center’s mission is to direct and coordinate the Medical Center’s space-related research. The collaborating members of the medical faculty are internationally recognized authorities in many areas relevant to manned space flight. The Center also has close ties to scientists within NASA centers and to Russian investigators in the Institute for Biomedical Problems and the Russian Cardiological Research Center in Moscow
Vanderbilt Medical Center
David Robertson
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232-2195, U.S.A., E-mail: .