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UTHSC’s Dr. Altha Stewart to Lead County Initiative to Reduce Childhood Exposure to Violence and Trauma

Dr. Altha Stewart talks with the media about assuming leadership of Defending Childhood Shelby.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center  assumed responsibility Thursday for a community initiative aimed at improving the lives of all children in Shelby County. The Defending Childhood Initiative, which is aimed at reducing the impact of violence and trauma on children in the community, was transferred from Shelby County… Read More

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Distinguished Professor Emeritus Clark M. Blatteis Celebrates 50 Golden Years at UTHSC

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Clark M. Blatteis, PhD, has reached a milestone in his career that only a few can claim. In 2016, the Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine is celebrating his 50th year of association with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Only three… Read More

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The Operational Strategic Plan for Research Provides Five-Year Roadmap to Success for UTHSC

At his annual Town Hall meeting Monday, Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Steven R. Goodman, PhD, presented the newly approved Operational Strategic Plan for Research (OSPR), which outlines a major restructure of the research effort at UTHSC. The plan is designed to… Read More

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Adebowale Adebiyi, PhD, of UTHSC Awarded $154,000 Grant to Study Kidney Function in Newborns

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Adebowale Adebiyi, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $154,000 from the American Heart Association to research the cause and treatment of abrupt decline in kidney function in newborns, also known as… Read More

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UT Health Science Center and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Announce USA CORNET Awards

Dr. Steven R. Goodman, left, vice chancellor for Research at UTHSC, announced today that UTHSC's Dr. Kristin Hamre, right, is a winner with Dr. Synthia Kane from the University of Arkansas  for Medical Sciences of the 2016 UTHSC/UAMS USA Collaborative Research Network (CORNET) Award.

Grant Funds New Substance Abuse Research Initiative Kristin Hamre, PhD, associate professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), and Cynthia Kane, PhD, professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have been named the 2016 winners of the UTHSC/UAMS USA Collaborative Research Network (CORNET) Award.… Read More

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Dr. M. Boyd Gillespie Named Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology at UTHSC

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M. Boyd Gillespie, MD, MSc, FACS, has been named chair of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dr. Gillespie comes to UTHSC from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, where he was a professor and… Read More

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Researcher Subhash Chauhan Receives $3.4 Million in Grants for Pancreatic Cancer Research

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Subhash C. Chauhan, PhD, a professor in the Departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pathology in the UTHSC Colleges of Pharmacy and Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received two grants totaling $3.4 million to develop targeted nanomedicine for pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading… Read More