Category: Research


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Mozhui Awarded $418,000 Grant to Study Epigenetics of Aging

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Khyobeni Mozhui,PhD, an assistant professor in the Departments of Preventive Medicine and Genetics, Genomics and Informatics in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a $418,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the epigenetics of aging. The two-year award will support the project, titled… Read More


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‘Purple Night’ at UTHSC Celebrates Life

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UT Health Science Center’s leading pancreatic cancer research team has received multimillion-dollar federal grants to study new markers and treatments for the disease. However, last Saturday night their research got personal, as the group stepped out of the lab and shared a meal with some of the people they are working so hard to help.… Read More


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Study Led by UTHSC’s Karen C. Johnson, MD, Published in Obesity Journal

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The TARGIT study led by Karen Johnson, MD, MPH, Endowed Professor of Women’s Health in the UTHSC Department of Preventive Medicine, is published as an Editor’s Choice in the October issue of Obesity Journal. The journal is a publication of the Obesity Society, a scientific society dedicated to the study of obesity and its treatment.… Read More


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Chancellor Says Growth in Enrollment, Clinical Revenue Make 2016-2017 a Win

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s academic and clinical performance over the last year has been at “a national caliber level,” Chancellor Steve Schwab, MD, said during his annual State of the University Address. Revenues were the highest ever for the university, and student recruitment and performance continued an upward trajectory. “I think we’ve… Read More


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College of Dentistry at UTHSC Reaccredited by American Dental Association

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  Dentistry Dean Timothy L. Hottel Moves to New Role a Director of Statewide Oral Health Initiatives for UTHSC The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has received full reaccreditation from the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association, the nation’s largest dental association. The major programs in Dentistry… Read More


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Collaborative Research Results In More Cost Effective, Less Invasive Hearing Test For Canines

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Collaborative research between the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology and the UT College of Veterinary Medicine has led to a discovery of a more cost effective and less invasive way to test hearing in puppies. Ashley Harkrider, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Audiology and Speech… Read More


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West Cancer Center and UTHSC Welcome D. Neil Hayes, MD, MPH, to Lead Cancer Research Initiative

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Dr. Hayes to serve as Scientific Director, Medical Oncologist, and Van Vleet Endowed Professor West Cancer Center and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are proud to announce the appointment of D. Neil Hayes, MD, MPH, as the scientific director of the UT/West Institute for… Read More


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New Drug Discovery Collaboration Targets New Treatments Against Diseases

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Southern Research (SR) and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) have formed a partnership to advance promising research that could lead to new drugs that address unmet medical needs. The collaborative program links the drug discovery and development expertise of Birmingham-based Southern Research with UTHSC’s four-campus research network, which was involved in sponsored… Read More