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Vanessa Morales-Tirado of the Hamilton Eye Institute at UTHSC Receives $50,000 Grant for Ocular Immunology Research

Dr. Vanessa Morales-Tirado

At the Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), ophthalmology and immunology are joining forces to advance medicine. Vanessa Morales-Tirado, MS, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, and the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry in the College of Medicine at UTHSC, is… Read More

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Medical Education at the Crossroads: Bridging the Gap


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Continued from … A New Perspective As how the College of Medicine teaches is being transformed, where it teaches is also changing. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is expanding geographically, extending its reach across the state to offer new opportunities to students from middle Tennessee. UTHSC and Saint Thomas… Read More

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Medical Education at the Crossroads: Team Building


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Continued from … Bridging the Gap The future of health care education is emerging in the heart of the UTHSC campus. When the new $24.1 million, 45,000-square-foot Multidisciplinary Simulation Building, going up in the footprint of the obsolete Feurt Pharmacy Research Building at 26 S. Dunlap Street, is finished in the… Read More

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College of Pharmacy Researchers Dr. Theodore Cory and Santosh Kumar Are Working Together to Battle HIV and AIDS

Teamwork is the ticket to successful research efforts for lab partners Drs. Theodore (Ted) Cory, left, and Santosh Kumar

  Two researchers – one established, one starting his career. Each joined the UTHSC College of Pharmacy faculty in the fall of 2014. Each has a question related to HIV/AIDS. While one is taking a clinical approach and hopes to find a better delivery of drugs to treat the disease,… Read More

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New West Cancer Center Opens, Bringing ‘New Day’ in Comprehensive, Multidisciplinary Cancer Care to Mid-South

West Cancer Center Opening

The East Campus location of West Cancer Center is “our chance to reinvent care for the high disease burden that cancer inflicts on our citizens,” David Stern, MD, the Robert Kaplan Executive Dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), said Tuesday at… Read More

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Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Receive $40 Million Gift

Dr. James  Eason, center, in the  operating room.

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH) and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) today announced a $40 million gift, the largest single donation in the healthcare system’s nearly 100-year history. The anonymous gift will be used to transform the current Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute (a partnership between MLH and UTHSC)… Read More

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Photo Exhibition Honors African-American Breast Cancer Survivors; Raises Awareness of Early Detection, Treatment

"If you have it, fight it."  were survivor Corine Bradford's words to the audience as she spoke about her cancer journey.

“If you’ve got it, fight it.” That’s what Corine Bradford had to say about breast cancer when she spoke to the crowd gathered at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) for a recent event to raise awareness of the disease among women in the African-American community in Memphis… Read More