Professor Anton Reiner of UTHSC Receives $617,388 Grant for Huntington’s Disease Research

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Huntington’s disease is a hereditary, degenerative brain disease, often called Woody Guthrie’s disease, for its most well-known victim. The disease usually becomes apparent around 40 years of age, and ultimately results in destruction of the primary thinking and planning part of the brain, called the cerebral cortex, and also of a… Read More


Associate Professor Jennifer Martindale-Adams and Professor Linda Nichols of UTHSC Receive Grant for Caregiver Intervention in Tribal Communities

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Today, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) announced two faculty members have received a significant grant from the Rx Foundation to assist American Indian and Native Alaskan caregivers. Family caregivers of those with dementia are at risk for depression, anxiety, sleep disturbance, increased illness and hospitalization, according to… Read More


Dr. Alex Dopico Awarded $100,000 to Study How Consuming Caffeinated Drinks with Alcohol Affects Arteries in the Brain

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The growing popularity of consuming caffeinated drinks with alcohol has prompted Alex Dopico, MD, PhD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) to expand the research he has pursued for more than 20 years into the effects of alcohol on the brain. Dr. Dopico, Distinguished Professor and Chair… Read More


Professor Junling Wang Receives $987,562 Grant for Research to Find More Equitable, Effective Medication Therapy Management Eligibility Criteria

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Junling Wang, PhD, a professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a $987,562 grant to research more equitable and effective eligibility criteria for medication therapy management for Medicare beneficiaries. The grant was awarded by the National Institute on Aging,… Read More


UTHSC Associate Professor Michio Kurosu Receives $431,000 Grant for Research to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

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With more than 20 years of experience as a synthetic and medicinal chemist, Michio Kurosu, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has a long-term interest in identifying new drug targets for bacterial infections… Read More


Professor Audrey Zucker-Levin and Associate Professor Phyllis Richey Receive $1.5 Million Grant to Study Prosthetic Function of Veteran Amputees

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The VALOR Study is the First Funded Research Collaboration Between the UTHSC Colleges of Health Professions and Medicine Professor Audrey Zucker-Levin, PhD, PT, MBA, GCS Emeritus, and Associate Professor Phyllis Richey, PhD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), have been awarded a $1.5 million grant to study the effectiveness… Read More