Bruce Holden Named Interim Chief of Police for UTHSC Memphis Campus

Bruce Holden Named Interim Chief of Police for UTHSC Memphis Campus

Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science ...

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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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Francine Rogers Appointed Interim Safety Officer for UTHSC

Francine Rogers

Francine Rogers

Francine Rogers has been named the interim safety officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC).

Originally from Massachusetts, Rogers has been employed at UTHSC as the institutional biosafety officer since 2006. She has directed the laboratory safety program since 2009. In addition to these duties, Rogers will have responsibility for ensuring safety compliance and protocol for the entire Memphis campus. The position will report directly to Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for UTHSC. [Read more...]

Dr. David Seaberg to Step Down from Positions as Dean of UTHSC College of Medicine, Chattanooga, and Senior Vice President, Erlanger Health System

David M. Stern, MD, executive dean of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine at UT Health Science Center (UTHSC), and Kevin Spiegel, FACHE, president and CEO for Erlanger Health System, announced that David Seaberg, MD, will be stepping down from the joint positions of dean of the UT College of Medicine, Chattanooga, and senior vice president of the Erlanger Health System. [Read more...]

Bruce Holden Named Interim Chief of Police for UTHSC Memphis Campus

Bruce Holden named interim chief of police for UTHSC.

Bruce Holden named interim chief of police for UTHSC.

Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has named Bruce Holden interim chief of police for the Memphis campus. [Read more...]

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

Tigyi

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...]