Dr. Lawrence Pfeffer Publishes Findings on Gene that Inhibits Tumor Growth in Brain Cancer

Dr. Lawrence Pfeffer Publishes Findings on Gene that Inhibits Tumor Growth in Brain Cancer

Lawrence Pfeffer, PhD, Muirhead Professor of Pathology and director of the Center for Cancer Research at the University of Tennessee ...

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Associate Professor Mohamad Elabiad Receives $26,818 Grant for Blood Transfusion Research

Associate Professor Mohamad Elabiad Receives $26,818 Grant for Blood Transfusion Research

Small amounts of two heavy metals, lead and mercury, are naturally present in human blood. In adult transfusions these amounts ...

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Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, Named President, Medicine & Science by the American Diabetes Association

Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, Named President, Medicine & Science by the American Diabetes Association

Sets Goal to Emphasize the Organization’s Global Work in Research and Education As the 2015 president, Medicine & Science for the ...

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Murfreesboro Foundation Provides $100,000 Gift for Scholarship, Innovation Gallery in College of Pharmacy at UTHSC

Murfreesboro Foundation Provides $100,000 Gift for Scholarship, Innovation Gallery in College of Pharmacy at UTHSC

Two UTHSC Pharmacy Alums Contribute to the Development of Future Pharmacy Graduates The Reeves-Sain Foundation Inc. of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, has made ...

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Program Designed by UTHSC Medical Students Instructs Area High School Students about Sexually Transmitted Infections

Program Designed by UTHSC Medical Students Instructs Area High School Students about Sexually Transmitted Infections

Student-2-Student Memphis Aims to Reduce Infection Rates Among Area Youth Medical students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) ...

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UTHSC Prof Focuses on Anesthesia Research with $327,340 NIH Grant

UTHSC Prof Focuses on Anesthesia Research with $327,340 NIH Grant

Anesthesiology is a practice that helps eliminate pain for almost 20 million patients in the United States who undergo surgery ...

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UTHSC’s Professor Robert Williams Part of Global ENIGMA Consortium Effort to Crack Brain’s Genetic Code

UTHSC's Professor Robert Williams Part of Global ENIGMA Consortium Effort to Crack Brain's Genetic Code

Work of global research alliance – ENIGMA -- appears in Nature In the largest collaborative study of the brain to date, ...

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Assistant Professor Monica Brown of UTHSC Receives $150,000 Grant Award from National Scleroderma Foundation

Assistant Professor Monica Brown of UTHSC Receives $150,000 Grant Award from National Scleroderma Foundation

Monica Brown, DO, and her team are researching the effects of a natural form of Vitamin D on scleroderma. Scleroderma ...

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Dr. Lawrence Pfeffer Publishes Findings on Gene that Inhibits Tumor Growth in Brain Cancer

Dr. Lawrence Pfeffer is the principal author of a paper detailing the function of a little-known gene that could be a key to future treatment of glioma.

Dr. Lawrence Pfeffer is the principal author of a paper detailing the function of a little-known gene that could be a key to future treatment of glioma.

Lawrence Pfeffer, PhD, Muirhead Professor of Pathology and director of the Center for Cancer Research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is the principal author of a paper published in The Journal of Biological Chemistry that describes a little-known gene that could hold a key to future treatment of glioma, or brain cancer. [Read more...]

Associate Professor Mohamad Elabiad Receives $26,818 Grant for Blood Transfusion Research

A $26,818 grant from The Gerber Foundation will allow Dr. Mohamad Elabiad and his research team to investigate whether blood transfusions given to premature infants should cause concern of heavy metal toxicity.

A $26,818 grant from The Gerber Foundation will allow Dr. Mohamad Elabiad and his research team to investigate whether blood transfusions given to premature infants should cause concern of heavy metal toxicity.

Small amounts of two heavy metals, lead and mercury, are naturally present in human blood. In adult transfusions these amounts are not significant enough to cause any concern. For extremely premature infants, however, the story is different. [Read more...]

UTHSC’s Dr. Owen Phillips Honored by Women of Achievement

Owen Phillips, MD, professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and associate dean for Student Affairs in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was one of seven local women honored at the 2015 Women of Achievement Awards Sunday. She was recognized for heroism in protecting reproductive rights for women. The annual awards commemorate National Women’s History Month. [Read more...]

Minority High School and College Students Invited to UTHSC For Two-Day Biomedical Mentoring Symposium

As many as 100 high school and college students are being invited to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) on March 26 and 27 for a biomedical mentoring symposium for minority and underserved students. [Read more...]

Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, Named President, Medicine & Science by the American Diabetes Association

Dagogog-Jack Grant Renewal Photo

Dr. Samuel Dagogo-Jack

Sets Goal to Emphasize the Organization’s Global Work in Research and Education

As the 2015 president, Medicine & Science for the American Diabetes Association (ADA), Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, director of the Division of Endocrinology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), hopes to “shine a light on” the organization’s work in diabetes research and education around the world. [Read more...]