Category: Research


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Breakthrough in RSV Research to Help Those Infected with the Virus

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Researchers at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) announced results from a clinical trial of a drug shown to safely reduce the viral load and clinical illness of healthy adult volunteers intranasally infected with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Detailed results of this study were presented by lead researcher… Read More


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UTHSC’s Communications and Marketing Department Wins Two Awards at the 2014 PRSA Memphis VOX Awards

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  The Communications and Marketing Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) took home two awards Tuesday night at the 2014 VOX Awards sponsored by the Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. The annual awards honor exceptional work by Memphis public relations professionals.  The UTHSC team won a VOX… Read More


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UTHSC’s Bernd Meibohm Receives $315,651 Instrumentation Grant for Small Molecule Drug Development

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Bernd Meibohm, PhD, FCP, associate dean for Research and Graduate Programs, and professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $315,651 from the Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This grant will allow for the purchase of a… Read More


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APhA Features Christensen’s Pediatric Practice

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Michael Christensen, PharmD, professor of Clinical Pharmacy, was featured on the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) website and on the cover of Pharmacy Today in April.  He was recognized for his service as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, where he helped implement and develop the pediatric clinical research unit. Dr. Christensen specializes in… Read More


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Professor Andrew Kang, MD, Receives $1.65 Million Grant for Rheumatoid Arthritis Research

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Andrew Kang, MD, professor in the Division of Connective Tissue Diseases in the College of Medicine, has received a grant totaling $1,650,000 from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, an Institute of the National Institutes of Health. The award will be used to support a project titled “20 (OH) Vit D3, T… Read More


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Professor Jonathan Jaggar of UT Health Science Center Receives $95,931 Grant Supplement for Blood Pressure Research

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Jonathan Jaggar, PhD, the Maury W. Bronstein Professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $95,931 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health. The award, which will be distributed over a three-year period, is a supplement to… Read More


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Gabor Tigyi will Chair International Conference

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Construction on the Campus of UT Health Science Center in High Gear

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Major construction projects are changing the face of the 103-year-old campus of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) located in the heart of the Medical Center area near downtown Memphis. A $49 million Translational Science Research Building is set for completion in late September 2014, obsolete buildings are coming down, and multiple construction… Read More