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Streptococcus Vaccine Developed by UTHSC Professor of Medicine James B. Dale to Begin Clinical Trial

James B. Dale, M.D., Chief of the Division of Infectious Disease, and Gene H. Stollerman, M.D., Endowed Professor in Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and Research Scientist at the Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, invented StreptAnova®, a vaccine designed to prevent group A streptococcal (GAS) infections. The main objective of the Phase l clinical trial, being conducted in Canada, is to demonstrate that the novel vaccine is safe and well tolerated in humans.

The Pan-Provincial Vaccine Enterprise Inc. (PREVENT), a national Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR) located at the University of Saskatchewan, and Vaxent in Memphis, Tennessee, are pleased to announce the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical trial of StreptAnova®, a vaccine designed to prevent Group A streptococcal (GAS)… Read More

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New Plough Center for Sterile Drug Delivery Systems to Expand UTHSC’s National and Global Position as a Pharmaceutical Manufacturer

A rendering of the new Plough Center for Sterile Drug Delivery Systems, a $16 million facility for manufacturing pharmaceuticals planned for UTHSC. Renovations to an existing building on the eastern edge of campus are set to begin in September 2015.

A nondescript building on the eastern edge of campus is poised to help launch the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) into the global pharmaceutical marketplace. The building, a former warehouse at 208 S. Dudley Street, was purchased by UTHSC about five years ago. It is being transformed into… Read More

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Marie Chisholm-Burns, Dean of the UTHSC College of Pharmacy, Receives Prestigious Health Services Research Award

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The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Recognizes Her for Research Contributions Affecting Patient Outcomes Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, dean and professor in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), received the Paul R. Dawson Award from the American Association of Colleges… Read More

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UTHSC Receives Independent University Accreditation from Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

UTHSC students spend hours studying, training in labs and exchanging ideas in the General Education Building on the main campus in Memphis.

During its meeting on June 11, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Board of Trustees approved the accreditation of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) as a separate university, UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab announced today. UTHSC is now independent from the “Big… Read More

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Dr. Marie Chisholm-Burns, Dean of the UTHSC College of Pharmacy, Receives Clinician of Distinction Award from American Society of Transplantation

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Marie Chisholm-Burns, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, dean and professor in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), received the Clinician of Distinction Award from the American Society of Transplantation at the recent 2015 American Transplant Congress in Philadelphia. The prestigious award is given to… Read More