Professor Donna K. Hathaway of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center  Receives $2.5 Million Grant for Kidney Transplant Medication Research

Professor Donna K. Hathaway of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Receives $2.5 Million Grant for Kidney Transplant Medication Research

Donna K. Hathaway, PhD, RN, FAAN, University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies in the College ...

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UTHSC Assistant Professor Kazuko Sakata, PhD, Receives $147,500 Grant to Study Anti-Depressive Effects of Enriched Environments Early in Life

UTHSC Assistant Professor Kazuko Sakata, PhD, Receives $147,500 Grant to Study Anti-Depressive Effects of Enriched Environments Early in Life

An enriched environment that includes exercise, social interaction and mental stimulation has been proven to help prevent or reverse depression. ...

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UTHSC Assistant Professor Adebowale Adebiyi Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Kidney Function Research

UTHSC Assistant Professor Adebowale Adebiyi Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Kidney Function Research

Adebowale Adebiyi, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $1.5 million ...

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Professor Robert W. Williams, PhD

UTHSC’s College of Medicine Forms Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics

Professor Robert W. Williams, PhD, UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair in Computational Genomics, Appointed Founding Chair of GGI David M. Stern, MD, executive ...

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center to Operate West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center to Operate West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has been awarded a $3.1 million contract to operate the West Tennessee ...

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Professor S. Casey Laizure of UTHSC Receives $150,000 Grant for Caffeine Inhalation Research

Professor S. Casey Laizure of UTHSC Receives $150,000 Grant for Caffeine Inhalation Research

S. Casey Laizure, PharmD, professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) ...

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UTHSC’s College of Allied Health Sciences Renamed the College of Health Professions

UTHSC's College of Allied Health Sciences Renamed the College of Health Professions

On Tuesday, July 1, the College of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) officially ...

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UTHSC Administrators Confer Degrees on 672 New Health Care Professionals

UTHSC Administrators Confer Degrees on 672 New Health Care Professionals

The commencement ceremony for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) on Friday, May 30, sent 672 new health ...

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Professor Teresa Waters, PhD, Named Chair for Department of Preventive Medicine in UTHSC College of Medicine

Dr. Teresa Waters

Dr. Teresa Waters

David M. Stern, MD, executive dean of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine, has announced the appointment of Teresa Waters, PhD, as the new chair for the Department of Preventive Medicine in the UTHSC College of Medicine. [Read more...]

Professor Donna K. Hathaway of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Receives $2.5 Million Grant for Kidney Transplant Medication Research

Dr. Donna Hathaway

Donna K. Hathaway, PhD, RN, FAAN, University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $2,507,759 from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health. The award will be used to support a project titled, “An RCT for Medication Adherence in Kidney Transplant Recipients.” The award will be distributed over a four-year period. [Read more...]

UTHSC College of Medicine Honors Four with 2014 Outstanding Alumnus Awards

The four physicians who will receive the 2014 Outstanding Alumnus Awards from the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) on Aug. 14 have excelled in clinical practice, teaching and community service. Two internal medicine specialists, a pediatric allergist/immunologist and a pediatrician, the outstanding physicians will be honored when graduates of the UTHSC College of Medicine gather in Memphis for the annual College of Medicine Alumni Weekend August 14-16. [Read more...]

UTHSC Assistant Professor Kazuko Sakata, PhD, Receives $147,500 Grant to Study Anti-Depressive Effects of Enriched Environments Early in Life

Dr. Kazuko Sakata

Dr. Kazuko Sakata

An enriched environment that includes exercise, social interaction and mental stimulation has been proven to help prevent or reverse depression. But it’s not clear exactly when in life an enriched environment has the most anti-depressive effect. [Read more...]

UTHSC Assistant Professor Adebowale Adebiyi Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Kidney Function Research

A newly funded NIH grant will allow Dr. Adebowale Adebiyi to further investigate newborn kidney function.  He will focus on the functions of cell membrane proteins known as “ion channels” that are located in blood vessels and glomeruli (delicate units where blood is cleaned and filtered) within the kidneys.

A newly funded NIH grant will allow Dr. Adebowale Adebiyi to further investigate newborn kidney function. He will focus on the functions of cell membrane proteins known as “ion channels” that are located in blood vessels and glomeruli (delicate units where blood is cleaned and filtered) within the kidneys.

Adebowale AdebiyiPhD, assistant professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $1.5 million from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health. The award will be used to support a project titled, “Regulation of Neonatal Renal Hemodynamics.” The award will be distributed over a five-year period. [Read more...]