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Graduate Student Wins Award with Robot Model for Scoliosis

Chloe Chung with robot home slider

The technology behind the back brace used to treat scoliosis has not changed in 40 years according to Chloe Chung, a UTHSC graduate student. That’s too long, she said. “It really is in need of change.” Scoliosis is a bend in the spine, Chung explained, coupled with axial rotation, and… Read More

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Anton Reiner, PhD, of UTHSC, Receives $1.35 Million Grant to Study New Treatments to Diminish Visual Deficits After Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

Dr. Anton Reiner

Anton Reiner, PhD, professor in the Departments of Anatomy & Neurobiology, and Ophthalmology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received $1.35 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to study the benefits of the drug Raloxifene as a therapy to help… Read More

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UTHSC’s Laura Talbot Continues to Serve Her Country in Research Lab

Laura Talbot considers her research at UTHSC a continuation of her service to her country.

After almost 30 years of service in the U.S. Air Force, retired Colonel Laura Talbot, PhD, EdD, RN, continues to serve her country in a research lab at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dr. Talbot is a professor in the Department of Neurology in the College of Medicine… Read More

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Professor Radhakrishna Rao of UTHSC Receives $1.68 Million Grant Renewal for Intestinal Function Research

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Radhakrishna Rao, PhD, professor in the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a $1.68 million grant renewal from the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases to study the mechanisms of how the intestine blocks certain… Read More

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The Power of Addiction: The Research Front


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Continued from … The Power of Addiction: The Clinical Care Front Tobacco: Smoking Out Solutions Robert C. Klesges, PhD, MS, is a key player on the national and global stage in the field of research on smoking and public health. A UTHSC professor, Dr. Klesges has been researching tobacco control and… Read More

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The University of Tennessee College of Medicine Launches the World’s First Mobile Stroke Unit with Advanced CT Imaging Capabilities Including CT Angiography Imaging for the Brain and Blood Vessels

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The Mobile Stroke Unit in Memphis, where stroke incidence is 37 percent higher than the national average, is the first launched in the high-incidence Southeastern United States “Stroke Belt”  The University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, Tenn., today introduced the world’s most comprehensive Mobile Stroke Unit, capable of… Read More

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The University of Tennessee Research Foundation Awards $15,000 Grants to Four UTHSC Faculty Members

Four faculty members at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have received grants for $15,000 each from the University of Tennessee Research Foundation Maturation Funding Program. The program is designed to assist UT researchers to advance technologies that have the capacity for commercial success. The four grant recipients are… Read More