Student Nick Saites Honored for Exceptional Community Service


For as long as he can remember, UTHSC student Louis “Nick” Saites has had a love for science, research and public service. Now, he is in a position that marries all three, and he’s being honored for pursuing those passions. Involved in many service-oriented organizations, Saites was recently awarded the… Read More


Inaugural CORNET Awards Ceremony at UTHSC Presents a Total of $422,504 to Nine New Collaborative Research Initiatives

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Nine research grants were announced recently as the 2016 awardees for the inaugural University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Collaborative Research Network (CORNET) Awards. Based on the ideals of cross-disciplinary team science, the CORNET Awards were created to stimulate innovative, interdisciplinary, team research that crosses not only UTHSC’s Memphis… Read More


UTHSC Shows Civic Pride, School Spirit with RedBall Project

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New York artist Kurt Perschke was smiling as he stood in front of the Student Alumni Center at UTHSC at noon Monday and watched people interact with his work. Perschke is the creator of the RedBall Project, a unique art installation in the form of a 250-pound red, inflated ball that… Read More


College of Medicine Students Enter Clerkship Years

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The third year of medical school officially marks when students cross over to their clerkship years and begin seeing patients. For the past two years, students in the College of Medicine have been training and studying in classrooms and labs for the moment they can start their clinical rotations and… Read More


Graduate Student Wins Award with Robot Model for Scoliosis

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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


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

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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


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