Welch Allyn Acquires UTRF Startup Hubble Telemedical to Combat Diabetic Retinopathy

Welch Allyn Acquires UTRF Startup Hubble Telemedical to Combat Diabetic Retinopathy

Welch Allyn, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Hubble Telemedical, Inc., a privately held health care company founded by UT ...

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Associate Professor Rennolds Ostrom of UTHSC Receives $1.1 Million Grant for Asthma and COPD Research

Associate Professor Rennolds Ostrom of UTHSC Receives $1.1 Million Grant for Asthma and COPD Research

Rennolds Ostrom, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, at the University of Tennessee Health Science ...

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Dr. Duane Miller Named to the National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Duane Miller Named to the National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Duane Miller, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the UTHSC College of Pharmacy, has been ...

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Professor Christopher Waters Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Lung Injury Research

Professor Christopher Waters Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Lung Injury Research

Christopher Waters, PhD, professor and vice chair in the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center ...

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Drs. Schwarz and McCarthy-Maeder of the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology Receive $1,002,883 Grant for Literacy and Language Outcomes Project

Drs. Schwarz and McCarthy-Maeder of the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology Receive $1,002,883 Grant for Literacy and Language Outcomes Project

Two researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Ilsa Schwarz, PhD, CCC-SLP, FASHA, professor emeritus, and Jillian McCarthy-Maeder, PhD, CCC-SLP, assistant professor in ...

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Surgeon and Assistant Professor Min Yoo of UTHSC Recognized by American Society of Transplant Surgeons

Surgeon and Assistant Professor Min Yoo of UTHSC Recognized by American Society of Transplant Surgeons

Min Yoo, MD, an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and a transplant ...

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Gustavo Miranda-Carboni of UTHSC Receives $158,232 Grant for Breast Cancer Research

Gustavo Miranda-Carboni of UTHSC Receives $158,232 Grant for Breast Cancer Research

Gustavo Miranda-Carboni, PhD, assistant  professor in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center ...

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Jeffery Klco of UTHSC Receives $700,000 Burroughs Wellcome Career Award for Medical Scientists

Jeffery Klco of UTHSC Receives $700,000 Burroughs Wellcome Career Award for Medical Scientists

Jeffery M. Klco, MD, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Pathology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee ...

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UTHSC’s Dr. Gabor Tigyi Draws International Attention for Promising Drug Candidate to Fight Radiation Exposure

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Dr. Gabor Tigyi

There currently is no antidote for radiation injury. But Gabor Tigyi, MD, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), and his team have spent more than 15 years working on one.

Dr. Tigyi’s research team has developed a drug candidate that shows promise for use in treating victims of acute radiation sickness from nuclear disasters like the ones at the Fukushima (Japan, 2011) and Chernobyl (Soviet Union, 1986) nuclear power plants. It may also be useful in treating injuries suffered by cancer patients from radiation therapy. [Read more...]

Welch Allyn Acquires UTRF Startup Hubble Telemedical to Combat Diabetic Retinopathy

Edward Chaum, MD, PhD

Edward Chaum, MD, PhD, co-founder of Hubble Telemedical, Inc.

Welch Allyn, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Hubble Telemedical, Inc., a privately held health care company founded by UT Health Science Center researcher Edward Chaum, MD, PhD, and ORNL researcher Kenneth Tobin, [Read more...]

Associate Professor Rennolds Ostrom of UTHSC Receives $1.1 Million Grant for Asthma and COPD Research

A $1.1 million dollar grant from the NIH will allow Dr. Rennolds Ostrom and his research team to understand how an intracellular messenger called cAMP can carry different information based on where in the cell the signal is generated. Dr. Ostrom’s research could lead to cures for diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

A $1.1 million dollar grant from the NIH will allow Dr. Rennolds Ostrom and his research team to understand how an intracellular messenger called cAMP can carry different information based on where in the cell the signal is generated. Dr. Ostrom’s research could lead to cures for diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Rennolds Ostrom, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $1,136,476 from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health. The award will be used to support a project titled, “Molecular Signal Transduction of cAMP Compartments,” and will be distributed over four years. [Read more...]

Dr. Duane Miller Named to the National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Duane Miller, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the UTHSC College of Pharmacy, has been named to the National Academy of Inventors.Dr. Duane Miller, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the UTHSC College of Pharmacy, has been named to the National Academy of Inventors.

Duane Miller, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). He will be inducted on March 20 during the organization’s fourth annual conference at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. [Read more...]

Doctoral Student Shaquita Starks to Receive More Than $30,000 Minority Fellowship from American Nurses Association

Shaquita Starks Minority Fellowship Award Recipient

Shaquita Starks
Minority Fellowship Award Recipient

Shaquita Starks, MSN, FNP-BC, PhD candidate at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), is the recipient of the Minority Fellowship Program Award at the American Nurses Association funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). SAMHSA is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. As a result, Starks will receive more than $30,000 towards her tuition, a stipend, and other behavioral health training and learning experiences. [Read more...]