Adebowale Adebiyi, PhD, of UTHSC Awarded $154,000 Grant to Study Kidney Function in Newborns


Adebowale Adebiyi, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $154,000 from the American Heart Association to research the cause and treatment of abrupt decline in kidney function in newborns, also known as… Read More


UT Health Science Center and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Announce USA CORNET Awards

Dr. Steven R. Goodman, left, vice chancellor for Research at UTHSC, announced today that UTHSC's Dr. Kristin Hamre, right, is a winner with Dr. Synthia Kane from the University of Arkansas  for Medical Sciences of the 2016 UTHSC/UAMS USA Collaborative Research Network (CORNET) Award.

Grant Funds New Substance Abuse Research Initiative Kristin Hamre, PhD, associate professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), and Cynthia Kane, PhD, professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have been named the 2016 winners of the UTHSC/UAMS USA Collaborative Research Network (CORNET) Award.… Read More


Researcher Subhash Chauhan Receives $3.4 Million in Grants for Pancreatic Cancer Research


Subhash C. Chauhan, PhD, a professor in the Departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pathology in the UTHSC Colleges of Pharmacy and Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received two grants totaling $3.4 million to develop targeted nanomedicine for pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading… Read More


UTHSC’s Dr. Guy Reed Wins 2016 Innovation Award from Inside Memphis Business Magazine


Guy Reed, MD, began more than a decade ago to research a safer, more effective therapy for dissolving blood clots, which are the cause of most strokes. The outcome of that research is a novel thrombus (blood clot) dissolving agent, TS23, which is currently undergoing clinical trials. For his groundbreaking effort,… Read More


Dr. Linda Myers Receives $1.67 Million Grant for Rheumatoid Arthritis Research

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Linda Myers, MD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has received a grant totaling $1.67 million for research into autoimmune arthritis. Dr. Myers, a professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the UTHSC College of Medicine, hopes her work will lead to the development of new therapeutic approaches. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is… Read More


UT Health Science Center: Shaping the Future of Health Care Since 1911

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Editor’s Note: UTHSC had the chance to tell our story in the Aug. 29 edition of The Commercial Appeal. We are reprinting the story, along with the accompanying ad and our new campus video, all of which  spotlight the great things happening at UTHSC.  The University of Tennessee Health Science… Read More


UTHSC Medical Student Learns About Surgery in Space

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Shea Harrison, a fourth-year College of Medicine student at UT Health Science Center, can offer an interesting perspective on her chosen field. Through a research effort spearheaded by George Pantalos, PhD, a professor of surgery and bioengineering at the University of Louisville, Harrison is learning about surgery during space missions.… Read More