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Emergency Treatment for Devastating Stroke to be Tested in Memphis

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Stroke Team is joining researchers from more than 100 hospitals worldwide to conduct a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded research study called FASTEST that will test the safety and efficacy of a medication called recombinant factor Vlla to prevent hemorrhage expansion in patients with strokes caused by bleeding… Read More


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UTHSC College of Pharmacy Endowment Funds Allow Every Student in College to Receive a Scholarship

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The UTHSC College of Pharmacy’s Feurt Committee, which oversees the college’s largest endowment, has made it possible for the college to allow 100% of the student body to have a scholarship for the 2021 spring semester. The Feurt Committee funds are typically used for an annual symposium, international program, and some selected student scholarships. Because… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Holds Final Meeting for 2020

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In its last meeting of the year, the UTHSC Advisory Board welcomed a new student member, approved a second term for its chairman, and discussed ways it can assist the university in advancing its goals for diversity of its students, faculty, and staff. Philip Wenk, DDS, who has served as chairman of the board since… Read More


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Study Led by UTHSC’s Burt Sharp, MD, Published In ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science

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A study led by Burt Sharp, MD, Distinguished Professor in the UTHSC Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics in the College of Medicine, was recently published in ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science. The study sought to determine whether compounds called positive allosteric modulators (PAMs) reduce the likelihood of stress-induced smoking relapses in nicotine-addicted individuals. GABA… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Police Department Joining Nationwide Click It or Ticket Mobilization To Enforce Seat Belt Use

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The UTHSC Campus Police Department  is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) to remind motorists to “Click It or Ticket” as the Thansgiving holiday approaches. From November 16-29, participating agencies across the state will increase seat belt enforcement as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) nationwide mobilization. This is the… Read More


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HSC Hub Named As New Campus Store for UTHSC

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s campus store in the 930 Madison Plaza, first floor, has a new name and a new look. It is now called the HSC Hub. Formerly managed under the VolShop brand, headquartered at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the new HSC Hub now operates as an independent retailer with… Read More


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Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences to Participate in Virtual 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

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The Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will be among this year’s participants in the virtual 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s on November 14. So far, the department has raised $1,490 of its $2,000 goal for the fundraiser that benefits the… Read More


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National Study: Pandemic and Oversight Waivers Impact Advanced Practice Nurses

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Preliminary results from a national survey reveal how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), while findings related to the temporary easing of practice restrictions show little effect on APRN practice. In states with restrictive practice requirements, barriers that impact patient care and access continued to exist despite waivers issued to help… Read More