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UTHSC’s Ramesh Narayanan, PhD, Awarded $2 Million to Design Novel Tools and Medications for Prostate Cancer Patients

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Ramesh Narayanan, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Medicine-Hematology and adjunct associate professor in the Departments of Urology and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been awarded over $2 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop novel tools and next generation drugs designed to treat… Read More


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Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital to Expand Heart Institute

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Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital will expand its Heart Institute with a two-story, $37.6 million addition. This expansion will add 19 additional beds to the Heart Institute to create a 31-bed dedicated Cardiovascular Unit. The hospital will expand west to the corner of Poplar Avenue and Dunlap Street. “We are proud of the Heart Institute’s growth.… Read More


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UTHSC’s Jablonski Wins $1.53M Award to Study Glaucoma Mechanisms and Develop Targeted Therapies

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Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world and affects more than three million people in the United States each year. Currently, there is no cure for this crippling disease, only the option to treat one’s symptoms. Monica M. Jablonski, PhD, professor in the Department of Ophthalmology in the College of Medicine… Read More


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UTHSC’s Liza Makowski, PhD, Authors Paper on New Study Highlighting the Role of Sugar Metabolism in Heart Disease, Obesity

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Liza Makowski, PhD, professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has published a paper in the Journal of Immunology that provides novel insights into the biochemistry of the sugar glucose in immune cells critical to obesity and heart… Read More


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The Importance of Sharing Our Experiences With Others

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Note: This month, the Office of Equity and Diversity will be talking with UTHSC leaders in recognition of Black History Month. Rosalind Jackson Donald Administrative Specialist II Office of Faculty Affairs College of Medicine OED: What does Black History Month mean to you? Why is it important? Jackson-Donald: Black History Month celebrates my history, it’s my every… Read More


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Andrew Wilner Writes New Book

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Andrew Wilner, MD, FACP, FAAN, has published a book that helps physicians to achieve the proper work/life balance. “The Locum Life: A Physician’s Guide to Locum Tenens” is an in-depth discussion about working locum tenens or being employed as a temporary physician. The number of U.S. physicians working in this capacity has doubled, from 25,000… Read More


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Consistency and Frequency In Tracking What You Eat May Help You Lose Weight

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Consistency and frequency of tracking your food consumption for as little as 15 minutes per day may help you lose weight, according to a new study conducted by Rebecca Krukowski, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and colleagues at the University of Vermont and… Read More


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UTHSC’s Collaborative Seed Funding Program Tops $12 Million in Support for New Research Projects, Shapes New Future for Research

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When it comes to scientific research, it is not uncommon for investigators to be collaborating only with other researchers from within their own lab, department, or College. According to Glen E. Palmer, PhD, associate professor in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), the Collaborative Research Network (CORNET) Awards… Read More