By the time a child is age three, about 80 percent of the brain has been formed, said Herrod, former dean of the College of Medicine at UTHSC and former vice chairman of the Department of Pediatrics.
The party was held in the Student-Alumni Center to showcase upgrades that have been made to the building.
Saline is just the latest in a series of medicine shortages. Dr. Michael Christensen, a parenteral (non-oral) nutritionist who works mainly with infants at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, said almost every medicine he uses has been in short supply sometime in the past few years.
Dr. Andrei Alexandrov said he couldn’t make stroke specialists available citywide in Birmingham, so he’s moved to Memphis, where he believes he has a better shot. Alexandrov is moving in to his office at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, where he is the new chairman of the Department of Neurology, and Semmes-Murphey Professor.
Dr. Christie Michael, a pediatric and immunology specialist with Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and the Unversity of Tennessee Health Science Center, sat down with Good Health to answer some allergy questions.
Catherine Kaczorowski brings more than $737,000 to UTHSC to continue her Alzheimer’s disease research
Catherine Kaczorowski, an assistant professor in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center anatomy and neurobiology department, has brought more than $737,000 to UTHSC to continue her Alzheimer’s disease research.
In her new book “Retro Baby,” Anne Zachry, a pediatric occupational therapist at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, makes the case for cutting back “on all the gear” and returning to blocks, balls and homemade toys that kept babies occupied for generations. “Parents feel so much pressure to buy all the latest – the carrier that turns into a stroller that turns into a car seat,” Zachry said. “Many babies spend long hours in equipment.”
Bernd Meibohm, associate dean for research and graduate programs and professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, had the findings of his latest research published in the February issue of biomedical sciences journal Nature Medicine. The article, titled “Spectinamides: a new class of semisynthetic antituberculosis agents that overcome native drug efflux,” discussed significant breakthroughs in tuberculosis research.