Dr. Mahul Amin Leads International Effort as Editor of the Premier Manual on Staging Cancer

Dr. Mahul Amin is the editor of the new edition of the  (Photo by Thurman Hobson, UTHSC)

American Joint Committee on Cancer’s Newest Edition has Precision Medicine-Based Approach that Focuses on More Individualized Treatment The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has recently embarked on a strategic vision to bring in a genomics-based precision medicine approach to patient care that is being rolled out through innovative research… Read More


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


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


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


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


UT Health Science Center To Host Community Event to End Domestic Violence; Build Healthy Relationships


On Saturday, October 1, 2016, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will partner with the Memphis Crisis Center, Family Safety Center and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., to present a community event aimed at ending domestic violence, resolving conflicts peacefully and building healthy relationships. “Bridging Troubled Waters, a… Read More


Dr. Linda Myers Receives $1.67 Million Grant for Rheumatoid Arthritis Research

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Linda Myers, MD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has received a grant totaling $1.67 million for research into autoimmune arthritis. Dr. Myers, a professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the UTHSC College of Medicine, hopes her work will lead to the development of new therapeutic approaches. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is… Read More


UTHSC Medical Student Learns About Surgery in Space

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Shea Harrison, a fourth-year College of Medicine student at UT Health Science Center, can offer an interesting perspective on her chosen field. Through a research effort spearheaded by George Pantalos, PhD, a professor of surgery and bioengineering at the University of Louisville, Harrison is learning about surgery during space missions.… Read More


UTHSC and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital to Host Pediatric Nephrology Tribute to Dr. Russell W. Chesney

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Serving as chair for more than 23 years of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Russell W. Chesney, MD, worked tirelessly to advance the field of pediatric nephrology. The legacy Dr. Chesney left behind will be honored during… Read More