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Amali Samarasinghe, PhD, of UTHSC Among Researchers Listed on American Lung Association’s 2016-2017 Research Awards Nationwide Report

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Amali Samarasinghe, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named on the American Lung Association’s 2016-2017 Research Awards Nationwide report for her project titled “Molecules Found in Allergic Airways May Protect Against Influenza.” The report highlights 69 novel and innovative research projects totaling more… Read More


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UTHSC Research Team Led by Dr. Ramesh Narayanan Identifies Molecule That Could Eventually Lead to Possible New Treatment for Obesity

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A team led by Ramesh Narayanan, PhD, MBA, associate professor in the Department of Medicine and director of the Center for Cancer Drug Discovery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has identified a molecule that could eventually lead to a new type of treatment for obesity. A paper by the team detailing the… Read More


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Diane T. Pace Receives Certified Menopause Practitioner of the Year Award from the North American Menopause Society

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The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) recently recognized Diane T. Pace, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, NCMP, FAANP, associate professor and director of special programs in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing, with the NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner of the Year Award during the recent NAMS 27th Annual Meeting held in Orlando, Florida.… Read More


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

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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 and clinical initiatives for its… Read More


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Alumna and Renowned Nursing Theorist Margaret Newman Honored for her Contributions to the Profession

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Nurses from as far away as Japan came to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently to honor one of the College of Nursing’s most illustrious graduates — Margaret A. Newman, RN, PhD, an international leader in nursing theory. The College of Nursing hosted the biennial Margaret Newman Scholars Dialogue on campus. The event… Read More


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Video Aims to Raise Awareness on Campus of Those with Special Needs

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month each October celebrates the many contributions of America’s worker with disabilities. For UTHSC’s observance, Amber Carter, publications coordinator in the Communications and Marketing Department, thought making a video would be a great way to raise awareness on campus of those with special needs. Carter, who has cerebral palsy, wrote, directed… Read More


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Assistant Professor Hongsik Cho Receives $270,000 Grant Award to Develop Therapeutic Treatment Options for Osteoarthritis

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Hongsik Cho, PhD, MBA, assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a $270,000 grant award from the Arthritis Foundation to research new treatment options for osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a debilitating condition that commonly affects individuals over the age of 60. While aging… Read More


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Students Screen Record 387 Individuals During Audiology Open House

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Smokey, the University of Tennessee’s mascot, took time to have his hearing screened, along with 387 people — a record number — during a recent audiology open house hosted by the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Health Professions. The department, which is located on… Read More