UTHSC Announcements


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Cancer Research Grand Rounds – Tuesday, 4/20 at 1pm

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Benjamin Vincent, MD, Assistant Professor; Joint Faculty, Department of Microbiology and Immunology UNC-Chapel Hill Immunology Division of Hematology, will present on “ImmunoGenomic Medicine: Cancer Immunotherapy Powered by Genomics”, Tuesday, 4/20 at 1pm CST.

Contact us at uthscccr@uthsc.edu to receive the zoom link for the seminar.

Thank you!


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Monday Morning Mentor: How Can I Extend My Research to the Public with a Podcast?

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This 20-Minute Mentor offers the basic steps for starting your own educational podcast. Receive new ideas for starting a research-based podcast, including information about needed technology, and practical ideas for overcoming problems.


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CHIPS Simulation Professional Development

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Join the Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation for an exciting discussion with Dr. Kyle Johnson on April 26, 2021, at 4:00 PM Central Time (U.S. and Canada)


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Poll Everywhere Training

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Instructors will learn how to take attendance, give quizzes and gauge understanding of their students. Instructors will also learn how to embed and present directly from a PowerPoint presentation and how to convert a TurningPoint question into a Poll Everywhere question.


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Cybersecurity Scam of the Week – Grandparent Scams

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“Grandma, I need money quickly. Don’t tell Mom or Dad!” These scams that social engineer seniors to think they are helping grandchildren out of a sticky situation have gotten bolder lately. Read more to learn the latest version of the scam and what has been reported to Abuse this past week.


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Trauma-Informed Care Workshop Thu 4/22 11 am

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Join the Community Engaged Care Program Thursday, April 22 11 am-12:30 pm for an SDOH Intensive workshop on Trauma-Informed Care with Dr. Altha J. Stewart (UTHSC College of Medicine). Free to students, faculty, and staff at all campuses. RSVP at https://uthsc.campuslabs.com/engage/event/6645338 for Zoom details. Counts toward Social Determinants of Health Certificate.


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The ISHPS Research Updates TOMORROW April 20, 2021 at 4 pm

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Dr. Pence will show that the viral(SARS-CoV-2) spike protein induces metabolic activation in human monocytes which is HIF-1alpha dependent and promotes inflammatory cytokine production. This response can be suppressed by several small molecule and pharmaceutical treatments, most notably diabetes and geroprotector drug metformin. To join, please email Na S. Yeon at nyeon@uthsc.edu.


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Healthy Control Subjects Needed

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We invite you to participate in a research study!
We are looking for:
-Men and women
-Ages 18 and older
-No neurological injury or disease
A phone screening interview, one blood draw, collection of demographic information and medical history, and computerized and pencil and paper testing in UTHSC 910 Madison Avenue, scheduled at your convenience. The visit will last up to 2 hours.
You will be compensated with a $25 gift card from Walmart.
If interested, send your contact information to control@uthsc.edu to learn more.