Category: Research


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UTHSC Team Receives $2.84 Million To Study Flu Infections

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Amber M. Smith, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), is the lead investigator on a new $2.84 million award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The award will support a team lead by Dr. Smith to develop a new computational approach… Read More


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UTHSC Team Receives $2.19 Million To Study Neurotoxicity of Commonly-Used Chemical Solvent

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A team of University of Tennessee Health Science Center researchers has been awarded $2.19 million from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences for their investigation of the neurotoxic effects of toluene, a common chemical found in many household products.   Alex M. Dopico, MD, Van Vleet Chair of Excellence and professor in the Department… Read More


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Vice Chancellor Goodman Receives Special Honor from International Scientific Journal

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Dr. Steven Goodman IEMBC Award

Steve Goodman, PhD, vice chancellor for Research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), was recently honored for his work as editor in chief of Experimental Biology and Medicine, a peer-reviewed journal of multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research in the biomedical sciences. Leadership of the Society of Experimental Biology and Medicine (SEBM), which publishes… Read More


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Wilson Named Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology, Director of Hamilton Eye Institute at UTHSC

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Dr. Matthew Wilson

Matthew W. Wilson, MD, FACS, has been named the Barrett G. Haik Endowed Chair for the Department of Ophthalmology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and director of the Hamilton Eye Institute. He began his new roles this month. Dr. Wilson has served as the acting chair of… Read More


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Ground-Breaking Research, Noteworthy Awards Presented at International Research Conference Hosted by UTHSC

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Groundbreaking research on regenerative medicine and stem cell biology was recently presented at a major international conference recruited to Memphis by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Twenty national leaders in the field of regenerative medicine gave presentations at the International Experimental Biology and Medicine Conference (IEBMC), which took place earlier this month… Read More


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Office of Research Welcomes Wesley Byerly as New Senior Associate Vice Chancellor

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Wesley G. Byerly, PharmD, has been hired as the senior associate vice chancellor for Research and Administration for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Selected by Steve Goodman, PhD, vice chancellor for Research, after a national search, Dr. Byerly’s appointment was effective May 1, 2022. Most recently associate vice president for Research Integrity… Read More


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EMOT-ECON Funds First Two Pilot Projects

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Michelle Martin

A collaborative network between the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is funding its first two pilot projects. The Emotion Well-being and Economic Burden Research Network (EMOT-ECON), co-led by Michelle Martin, PhD, professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at UTHSC, and Maria Pisu, PhD, professor… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board Meets in Memphis, Approves FY 2023 Budget

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board met Wednesday, May 11, in Memphis, welcoming new members, hearing a report from Chancellor Peter Buckley, MD, on his first few months in office, receiving updates from the deans of UTHSC’s six colleges, and approving the university’s FY 2023 budget, which raises its minimum wage to… Read More