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Unexpected Results from UTHSC NIH-funded Look AHEAD Study

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NIH-funded Look AHEAD Study at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Did Not Reduce Cardiovascular Events in Obese Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Study Found Numerous Other Health Benefits of Modest Weight Loss Memphis, Tenn. (June 25, 2013) – The results are in for Look AHEAD, an interventional study that focused on getting overweight… Read More


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Associate Professor Jena J. Steinle of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Receives $1.38 Million Grant for Diabetic Medication Research

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Memphis, Tenn. (June 12, 2013) – One of the most common side effects of diabetes is retinal damage.  While we know that diabetic medications are effective in reducing insulin resistance in humans overall, we do not know their actions in the retina.  The National Eye Institute, a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health (NIH),… Read More


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Robert Williams Chosen to Participate in Human Brain Project

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Dr. Robert Williams

Three Other U.S. Institutions Chosen to Join Multinational Collaboration Memphis, Tenn. (Jan. 28, 2013) — The European Commission has officially announced the selection of the Human Brain Project (HBP) as one of its two FET Flagship projects (Future & Emerging Technologies). The new project will federate European efforts to address one of the greatest challenges… Read More