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Associate Professor John Boughter and Assistant Professor Max Fletcher of UTHSC Receive $418,000 Grant for Taste Sensory Research

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How are we able to distinguish the difference between what is sweet, bitter, salty or sour? John Boughter, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $418,000 from the National Institute… Read More

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Dr. Marie Chisholm-Burns, Dean of the UTHSC College of Pharmacy, Appointed to Board of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

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Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, dean and professor in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been named as the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) appointee to the board of directors of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).… Read More

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Graduate Assistant Kevin Hope of UTHSC Receives $100,000 Grant for Epilepsy, Autism Research

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Kevin Hope, a graduate assistant in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $100,000 from the Dup15q Alliance. The award will be used to study 15q Duplication, a syndrome that is caused by duplications in a… Read More

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New Pilot Awards Program Launches at UTHSC to Aid Researchers with Preliminary Data Analysis for Future Grant Proposals

The Office of the Chancellor in conjunction with the Institute for Research, Innovation, Synergy and Health Equity (iRISE) and the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) announce the launch of the Chancellor’s Pilot Awards. These awards will provide financial assistance in the form… Read More

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College of Pharmacy Researchers Dr. Theodore Cory and Santosh Kumar Are Working Together to Battle HIV and AIDS

Teamwork is the ticket to successful research efforts for lab partners Drs. Theodore (Ted) Cory, left, and Santosh Kumar

  Two researchers – one established, one starting his career. Each joined the UTHSC College of Pharmacy faculty in the fall of 2014. Each has a question related to HIV/AIDS. While one is taking a clinical approach and hopes to find a better delivery of drugs to treat the disease,… Read More

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UTHSC’s 2015 Winter Graduation Sends 162 New Health Care Professionals into the Workforce; Provides Special Moment for Mother/Daughter Nurses

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When one student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) accepted her diploma Dec. 11, she enjoyed an extra special touch: She accepted it from her mom. Natalie Amagliani, who earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, was handed her diploma by her mother, Teresa Britt, who… Read More

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Nationally Syndicated Radio Personality Craig Carton Presents $100,000 Check to UTHSC College of Dentistry for Tourette Syndrome Research

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  On Friday, Dec. 11, nationally syndicated sports radio personality Craig Carton, founder of the TicTocStop Foundation, visited the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in Memphis to present a check for $100,000 to Dean Timothy Hottel, DDS, MS, MBA, as part of $340,000… Read More