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Steven R. Goodman, Vice Chancellor for Research at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Elected a 2016 AAAS Fellow for Contributions to Advancing Science

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The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) recently elected Steven R. Goodman, PhD, vice chancellor for Research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), as a 2016 AAAS Fellow. Dr. Goodman’s election makes him the first active UTHSC affiliated AAAS Fellow since 1972, and the first… Read More

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The University of Tennessee College of Medicine’s Center for Addiction Science Recognized as First Center of Excellence in Addiction Medicine in the Country

Dr. Daniel Sumrok, director of the Center for Addiction Science in the College of Medicine at UT Health Science Center, has decades of knowledge in treating the devastating consequences of substance use and abuse.

The University of Tennessee College of Medicine’s Center for Addiction Science was recognized today as the first Center of Excellence In Addiction Medicine by The Addiction Medicine Foundation. The Center for Addiction Science was founded to address the untreated addiction epidemic, not only in Memphis, but across the country. The… Read More

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Rebecca Krukowski, PhD, Assistant Professor at UTHSC, Awarded $3.3 Million Grant for ‘Moms Fit 2 Fight’ Study to Help Women in Military Return to Fitness Standards After Pregnancy

Among members of the UTHSC Fit 2 Fight research team are: In front, polka dot dress, Dr. Rebecca Krukowski, principal investigator, and Dr. Wayne Talcott, director of military research and co-investigator. In back, from left, Leslie Gladney, study coordinator; Hannah Porter, student research assistant; Karen Leroy, research director; Annette Martinez, study coordinator; Allen Jones, research specialist-interventionist; Dr. Melissa Little, co-investigator.

Rebecca Krukowski, PhD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has received a grant for $3.3 million over five years for a program to help women in the United States military return to fitness standards after the birth of a baby. This project is the result of a… Read More

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Names Retired Memphis Police Department Deputy Director Anthony Berryhill Chief of Police for the Memphis Campus

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After a three-month search, Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has named retired Memphis Police Department Deputy Director Anthony Berryhill chief of police for the UTHSC Memphis campus. He will serve in his new role… 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

Dr. Ramesh Narayanan and his research team have found a molecule that could hold the key to a possible new treatment for obesity.

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… Read More

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S.M. Raquibul Hasan, PhD, of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Receives $98,950 Grant to Study Mechanisms that Influence Artery Dilation And Blood Flow in the Body

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S.M. Raquibul Hasan, PhD, postdoctoral associate in the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $98,950 from the American Heart Association to study how TRPP1 ion channels regulate blood vessel diameter to control blood pressure. Blood… Read More

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Professor Subhash C. Chauhan Receives $1.75 Million Grant for Colorectal Cancer Research

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Subhash C. Chauhan, PhD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has received a grant totaling $1.75 million to study the pathogenesis of colorectal cancer, the second deadliest cancer and one that disproportionally affects people of African-American and Native American descent. “Colorectal cancer is a prevalent problem in… Read More