Category: Research


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UTHSC’s Brian Peters, PhD, Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Research on Vaginitis Pathogenesis

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Brian M. Peters, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been awarded a four-year $1,520,000 grant for his research into the molecular pathways through which Candida albicans, or C. albicans, elicits inflammation during vaginitis. Long… Read More


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Chancellor Says 2017-2018 Very Successful Year for UTHSC

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center continued its record academic and clinical growth in 2017-2018 and has “turned the corner” in boosting its research enterprise, Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, said Tuesday during his State of the University Address. “It was a very successful transition year,” the chancellor told the faculty and staff gathered… Read More


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UTHSC’s Liao Receives $2.6 Million Grant to Study Link Between Metabolic Syndromes and Dementia

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According to the Alzheimer’s Association, an estimated 5.7 million Americans of all ages are living with Alzheimer’s dementia in 2018. While Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of cases, vascular dementia is the second most common dementia type. Francesca-Fang Liao, PhD, professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Tennessee Health… Read More


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Journal Selects Two Papers as Editors’ Choice Offering Insight Into Obesity Intervention Research Done at UTHSC for Active Duty Military

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Obesity, the official journal of The Obesity Society, has selected two papers as Editors’ Choice articles for its October 2018 issue. The Editors’ Choice articles are hand-picked by the journal’s editors and both papers focus on obesity intervention research done by researchers at University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) for active duty military personnel… Read More


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John V. Cox of UTHSC Receives $600,000 Grant for Research Offering Insights Into Chlamydia Pathogenesis

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John V. Cox, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry, and associate dean in the College of Graduate Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been awarded a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are increasingly common in the United… Read More


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UTHSC Hosts Second Successful Harbin Summer Research Program

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For the second year, PhD students from Harbin Medical University in China spent time this summer in research labs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The UTHSC Harbin Summer Research Program brought five graduate students from China to spend a month on the Memphis campus. “Our intent was to give them an experience… Read More


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A Distinguished Past, A Bright Future

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Check out the latest issue of the UTHSC Medicine Magazine. In this issue you’ll meet the new dean for the College of Medicine, Dr. Scott E. Strome, and learn about his vision for the college; discover how our students are helping the global and local community, and learn about some of our illustrious alumni.


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UTHSC and The Kosten Foundation to Host Purple Night October 6

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Kosten Foundation’s annual Purple Night will showcase advances by UTHSC’s Pancreatic Cancer Research Team in the fight against pancreatic cancer. The event will be held on October 6, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., in UTHSC’s College of Pharmacy, Suite 102, 881 Madison Avenue. Guests will… Read More