Category: Research


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Collaborative Research Leads to Creative Solution

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Can a candy be good for your teeth? It can be, with the right ingredients. Researchers from the College of Dentistry and the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have worked together to develop lollipop that is changing the way erosion of tooth enamel is treated. Searching for Options The… Read More


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UTHSC Assoc. Professor Leads Research that Develops New Technology for Faster Diagnosis of Early Lyme Disease

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A research team led by Maria Gomes-Solecki, DVM, an associate professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Biochemistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, in collaboration with Sam Sia, PhD, a professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University, has developed technology that could result in a new point-of-care diagnostic… Read More


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Scientists at UTHSC and ORNL Collaborate to Develop Potential New Treatment for Advanced Prostate Cancer

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Nearly five years after beginning their research, investigators from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, with collaboration from scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), have found what they believe will be a next generation treatment option for advanced prostate cancer. Clinical Cancer Research, a high-impact journal in the cancer field, published a paper on… Read More


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UTHSC Working Every Day to Improve Community’s Health, EVC Ken Brown Says

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“We’re concerned about the things that impact this community,” Ken Brown, JD, MPA, PhD, FACHE, executive vice chancellor and chief operations officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, today told members of the Executive Program Class of 2020 for Leadership Memphis. “Our work, every day, beyond education, is the overall health of the… Read More


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UTHSC and University of Memphis Researchers Receive 2019 CORNET Award For Studies on Brain Exploration in Adolescents

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Eraina Schauss, PhD, LPC-MHSP, ACS, director and founder of the Brain Center at the University of Memphis (UofM), and Khyobeni Mozhui, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), are recipients of the 2019 UTHSC/UofM CORNET Award in Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Research for their… Read More


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UTHSC College of Dentistry Welcomes Assistant Surgeon General of the United States and Chief Dental Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service for Two-Day Campus Visit

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The UTHSC College of Dentistry will welcome Rear Admiral (Upper) Timothy Ricks, Chief Dental Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service and Assistant Surgeon General of the United States, October 7 and 8 for a two-day visit on campus. “This is an incredible honor for our college and the UTHSC campus,” said James C. Ragain,… Read More


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Strategic Plan, College of Nursing Efforts Spotlighted for Third UTHSC Advisory Board Meeting

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The UTHSC Advisory Board met September 30 for its final meeting of 2019 at the Student-Alumni Center on the Memphis campus. The agenda included a report from Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD. “It has been a challenging, but very successful year,” he said. The chancellor cited that the university had record numbers of students, graduates, residents,… Read More


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Satya Surbhi, PhD, Developing Methods To Improve Health Outcomes For Low-Income Patients With Chronic Diseases

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Satya Surbhi, PhD, assistant professor of Medicine in the Center for Health System Improvement at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), received a $100,000 grant from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Foundation to pursue research in improving medication adherence for low-income Tennessee Medicaid users. Dr. Surbhi’s study showed that only 20… Read More