Category: Research


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UTHSC’s Graetz Receives $2 Million to Study App Benefiting Additional Cancer Therapy for Women

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Ilana Graetz, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently received a $2,021,260 R01 award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). With her award, Dr. Graetz will examine the use of a novel web-based app designed to improve long-term use of adjuvant endocrine therapy… Read More


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UTHSC Hosts Nobel Laureate Aaron Ciechanover, MD, DSc

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From January 14-17, 2018, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s (UTHSC) Office of Research hosted Israeli biochemist and 2004 Nobel Prize winner Aaron Ciechanover, MD, DSc, as part of the Vice Chancellor for Research’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Created by UTHSC Vice Chancellor for Research Steven R. Goodman, PhD, the speaker series aims to bring… Read More


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UTHSC’s Growth Dramatic Under Brown’s Guidance

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Note: This story appears in the January issue of Memphis Medical News. By Judy Otto, Memphis Medical News “I hear it all the time. People say, ‘The Health Science Center is one of Memphis’ best-kept secrets,” complains Dr. Kennard D. Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer at the University… Read More


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Jablonski Selected as First User of UTHSC Innovation Lab Space

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Monica M. Jablonski, PhD, professor in the Department of Ophthalmology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been selected as the first user of the UTHSC Innovation Lab space. The UTHSC Innovation Lab will allow Dr. Jablonski to further develop an ophthalmic microemulsion designed to combat the… Read More


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UT Research Foundation Announces Maturation Fund Recipients for 2018

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Improved poultry feeders, treatments for ophthalmic and renal diseases, human and veterinary diagnostic tests, and a novel treatment for canine infections are among the recipients of this year’s maturation funding from the University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF). Four teams affiliated with  the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) received funding. They are: •… Read More


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2017 UTRF Innovation Awards Ceremony Honors UTHSC Researchers

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The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) recognized researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) for their inventions and commercialization efforts made within the last year at the 2017 Innovation Awards Ceremony, held December 7 at the Wassell Randolph Student Alumni Center Dining Hall on the Health Science Center campus. “The university… Read More


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Womack Receives Laureate Award From The American College of Physicians

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Catherine Womack, MD, FACP, assistant dean of Student Affairs, interim chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine and co-chief of the Division of Internal Medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennnessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), received the Laureate Award, from the Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP). She… Read More


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Investigators at UTHSC Played Key Role in Study Prompting New Blood Pressure Guidelines

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center played a significant role in collecting data that resulted in the new guidelines announced last week for the prevention, detection, evaluation, and management of high blood pressure. The first comprehensive new high blood pressure guidelines in more than a decade… Read More