Author: Liana McWilliams

Medical Student Gene Lamanilao Awarded Alpha Omega Alpha Fellowship for Liver Regeneration Research


Gene Lamanilao, a third-year medical student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, received the highly esteemed 2021 AΩA Alpha Omega Alpha Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship for his research of liver regeneration through mitotherapy.

Ugochi Ogu, MD, and Team Discover Novel Variant of Sickle Cell Disease


Ugochi Ogu, MD, an assistant professor in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and her team have discovered a novel variant of sickle cell disease. Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that results in the production of abnormal hemoglobin in the blood. Two abnormal copies… Read More

College of Medicine Forms New Committee to Advance Women


The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine has established a Committee to Advance Women to address equity in the workplace. The committee is being led by Terri Finkel, MD, PhD, professor and associate chair in the Department of Pediatrics; Rebecca Krukowski, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine; Claudette Jones… Read More