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UTHSC, Bioworks to Partner


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UTHSC and Bioworks are negotiating to make the university the main tenant of the TriMetis Specialized Laboratory, where the old Baptist hospital once stood near Downtown. “Working with UT has always been strategic for us and I think for UT,” Brandon Wellford, chief financial officer and director of real estate for Bioworks.

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Seeking Treatment for ED Leads Many to Improved Overall Health


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“Erectile dysfunction becomes more common after age 40, but there are often underlying causes that need to be treated such as cardiac disease or diabetes or obesity,” said Robert Wake, MD, chairman of the Department of Urology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. “Men will come see us because of ED, but not as many make appointments for preventative care like cholesterol or prostate screenings. We want to change that.”

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UTHSC Graduates 779 New Healthcare Professionals


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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center graduated 779 new healthcare professionals during separate ceremonies for each of its six colleges last month … Lori Gonzalez, PhD, vice chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs, said this year’s class of 779 is a significant increase in number over last year’s class of 698 graduates.

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Inaugural CORNET Awards Presented for Nine Research Initiatives


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Nine research grants have been announced as the 2016 awardees for the inaugural University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Collaborative Research Network (CORNET) Awards.

This year’s winners are:

  • Isaac Donkor, PhD; Michio Kurosu, PhD; Ying Kong, PhD
  • Bob Moore, PhD; Byron Jones, PhD; Megan Mulligan, PhD
  • Detlef Heck, PhD; Francesca-Fang Liao, PhD; Anton Reiner, PhD; Bob Moore, PhD
  • Kui Li, PhD; Tao Lowe, PhD
  • Catherine Kaczorowski, PhD; Wei Li, PhD; Kristen O’Connell, PhD
  • Ansley Stanfill, PhD; RN; Lucas Elijovich, MD; Brandon Baughman, PhD; Claire Simpson, PhD
  • Liang Hong, DDS, PhD; Franklin Garcia-Godoy, DDS, PhD, PhD; Wei Li, PhD; David Tipton, DDS, PhD; Yanhui Zhang, PhD
  • Charisse Madlock-Brown, PhD, MLS; Robert Davis, MD, MPH; Panduka Nagahawatte, MS
  • Francesco Giorgianni, PhD; Marko Radic, PhD
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Delta Dental, UTHSC Dental Students Provide Services in Bristol


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As a senior dental student finishing his doctor of dental surgery degree at the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in Memphis, Logan Hall knows about the importance of oral health and the consequences of forgoing dental care … “We’re making an impact,” Hall said while taking a break between patients.