Category: Research


Welch Allyn Acquires UTRF Startup Hubble Telemedical to Combat Diabetic Retinopathy

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Welch Allyn, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Hubble Telemedical, Inc., a privately held health care company founded by UT Health Science Center researcher Edward Chaum, MD, PhD, and ORNL researcher Kenneth Tobin,


Associate Professor Rennolds Ostrom of UTHSC Receives $1.1 Million Grant for Asthma and COPD Research

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Rennolds Ostrom, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $1,136,476 from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health. The award will be used to support a project titled, “Molecular… Read More


Dr. Duane Miller Named to the National Academy of Inventors

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Dr. Duane Miller, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the UTHSC College of Pharmacy, has been named to the National Academy of Inventors. Duane Miller, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been… Read More


Doctoral Student Shaquita Starks to Receive More Than $30,000 Minority Fellowship from American Nurses Association

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Shaquita Starks, MSN, FNP-BC, PhD candidate at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), is the recipient of the Minority Fellowship Program Award at the American Nurses Association funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). SAMHSA is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads… Read More


Surgeon and Assistant Professor Min Yoo of UTHSC Recognized by American Society of Transplant Surgeons

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Min Yoo, MD, an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and a transplant surgeon with the Methodist University Transplant Institute, has been recognized by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) for her research related to pediatric en-bloc kidney transplantation.


Gustavo Miranda-Carboni of UTHSC Receives $158,232 Grant for Breast Cancer Research

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Gustavo Miranda-Carboni, PhD, assistant  professor in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $158,232 from the National Cancer Institute, a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health, to study triple negative breast cancer (TNBC).


Herb Kosten Foundation Donates for Pancreatic Cancer Research

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As a part of its ongoing effort to support pancreatic cancer research, the Herb Kosten Foundation has donated $30,000 to the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC).


Jeffery Klco of UTHSC Receives $700,000 Burroughs Wellcome Career Award for Medical Scientists

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Jeffery M. Klco, MD, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Pathology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a Burroughs Wellcome Career Award for Medical Scientists (CAMS).