Category: Research


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UTHSC Team Receives National Support for Project To Help Adolescents with Sexual Behavior Problems

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A project aimed at helping Memphis-area youth with sexual abuse issues has received support from the U.S. Department of Justice. Principal investigator Jacqueline Page, PsyD, professor, and William Murphy, PhD, professor emeritus, both in the Psychiatry Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, were recently awarded $475,000 by the Office of Justice and… Read More


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Csaba Kovesdy Co-Authors Report on Worldwide Severity of Chronic Kidney Disease

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A researcher with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is part of an elite international team that generated data revealing the magnitude and severity of kidney diseases worldwide. Csaba P. Kovesdy, MD, FASN, director of the Clinical Outcomes and Clinical Trials Program in Nephrology at UTHSC, is a contributing author on a newly published… Read More


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Narayanan Named Deputy Director of UTHSC Center for Cancer Research

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Dr. Rames Narayanan

Ramesh Narayanan, PhD, MBA, has been named the deputy director of the Center for Cancer Research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Narayanan is a professor in the Division of Hematology and Oncology in the Department of Medicine in the UTHSC College of Medicine, Muirhead Endowed Professor of Pathology, and the director… Read More


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UTHSC Team Receives $1.15 Million To Develop New Anti-Seizure Treatment

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A research project that could expand the treatment options for epilepsy has received significant federal funding. Jianxiong Jiang, PhD, associate professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Neurobiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and Wei Li, PhD, Distinguished Professor and director of the UTHSC College of Pharmacy Drug Discovery Center, were recently awarded $1.15 million… Read More


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Buckley Confirmed as New Chancellor for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Dr. Peter Buckley

Peter F. Buckley, MD, became the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) today, after a unanimous confirmation vote by the University of Tennessee System Board of Trustees. His appointment is effective February 1, 2022. Most-recently dean of the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and executive vice president of medical affairs for the VCU Health… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Highlights Nursing Theory In New Center of Excellence

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has established a Center of Excellence that builds on the legacy of alumna Margaret A. Newman, PhD, RN, a world-renowned leader in nursing theory. One of the college’s most famous alums, Dr. Newman, who passed away in 2018, was instrumental in shaping nursing practice globally,… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Holds Final Meeting for 2021

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board met virtually Wednesday for its last meeting of 2021, receiving a condensed look at UTHSC Chancellor Steve Schwab’s 2021 State of the University Address and an overview of the numbers behind the university’s anticipated tuition recommendation for FY 2023. Anthony Ferrara, CPA, MAS, senior vice chancellor… Read More


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Pimentos Opens in UTHSC’s Madison Plaza Food Court

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Memphis-based Pimentos opened its newest location in the food court in the Madison Plaza on the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Memphis campus. Hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. The restaurant joins Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, and Soi No. 9 in the university’s food court located in the lobby of… Read More