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UTHSC’s Sun Receives $2.2 from NIH for Epigenetic Study on Arterial Stiffness

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In humans, large arteries lose elasticity and thicken with age and other pathological conditions, leading to arteriosclerosis and high blood pressure. Age-related arterial stiffening affects a large population and is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, yet it remains poorly understood, with no effective intervention. Work being done in the lab of Zhongjie Sun,… Read More


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College of Health Professions Celebrates Health Information Professionals Week

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The 31st-annual Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week runs October 11-17. The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) celebrates health information professionals during the week with activities in their organizations and the community to raise awareness of the important work they perform. “As our health care ecosystem continues to evolve, health information professionals remain committed to… Read More


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UTHSC Professor Adebiyi Receives $3 Million for Neonatal Kidney Research, His Third NIH Award This Year

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In the transition from fetal to neonatal life, the kidneys undergo delicate and intricate changes in functionality as they assume the primary responsibility for keeping the blood clean and chemically balanced. Understanding these complex physiological changes is critical, as stressors before, during, and after delivery put newborns at risk of kidney injury and maladaptation. The… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Honors Nurse Heroes at 2020 NightinGala Celebration of Nursing

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing will honor nurses from three Memphis hospitals, the Shelby County Health Department, and the Tennessee Health Department during its fourth- annual celebration of the nursing profession – the 2020 NightinGala – to be held virtually October 22. Registration is free and open to all at… Read More


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Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center to Host Virtual Art Show and Auction

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center will host its fourth annual Art Show and Auction October 23-25. For the first time, the art show and auction will be held online. The art show raises funds for the Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center, the only student-run, pro bono occupational therapy… Read More


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Expert in Robotic Surgery Leads Thoracic Surgery Division at UTHSC

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Thomas Ng, MD, FRCS(C), FACS, came to Memphis earlier this year to build the Division of Thoracic Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Born in Hong Kong and raised in Toronto, Canada, Dr. Ng was recruited to UTHSC’s College of Medicine by David Shibata, MD, FACS, FASCRS, chair of the Department of… Read More


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UTHSC Researchers Advance COVID-19 Antibody Knowledge with Paper in Prestigious Biomedical Research Journal

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  Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center working with colleagues at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston have found that some antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, are more protective than others, when it comes to reinfection. This information, discovered from the joint study and published online in the Journal… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing to Host 2020 NightinGala Celebration of Nursing

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing will hold its annual celebration of the nursing profession, the NightinGala, on October 22. The event, which will be held virtually this year, will be streamed at btsvirtualevents.com/uthscnightingala. “This is an especially important year for nursing,” said Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-BC, dean of the… Read More