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Gadiparthi Rao Receives UTHSC College of Medicine’s Malloy Professorship

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  Gadiparthi Rao, PhD, one of the leading scientists in the world in the field of cardiovascular biology and distinguished professor in the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received the George and Elizabeth Malloy Professorship, which is given to meet the research… Read More


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UTHSC Medical Student Named to Prestigious Medical Research Fellows Program of Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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The summer before he started medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2015, Spencer Richardson was already on the path toward his goal of becoming a physician-scientist. As a participant in the Pediatric Oncology Education Program for undergraduates and medical students at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Richardson was assigned to… Read More


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UTHSC Among the Stops During Navy Week City Tour of Memphis

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As part of the Navy Week outreach program, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center hosted Rear Admiral Paul Pearigen, MD, Commander of Navy Medicine West, and Chief of the Navy Medical Corps, on a campus tour. Navy Week is a 15 city stop across the United States to promote the importance of the work… Read More


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Researcher Jonathan Wall, PhD, with The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Receives $1 Million to Study Antibody Therapy for Systemic Amyloid Disease

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The amyloidoses are a group of rare diseases that are a consequence of abnormal protein (amyloid) deposits in various body tissues and organs. Characterized as systemic or localized, light chain-associated amyloidosis (AL) is the most common form of systemic amyloid disease, with an estimated 4,500 new cases each year in the United States. Systemic amyloid… Read More


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Assistant Professor Hongsik Cho Receives $120,000 Grant to Develop Therapeutic Treatment Option for Osteoarthritis

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Hongsik Cho, PhD, MBA, assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering in the College of Medicine and at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a $120,000 grant award from the Oxnard Foundation to develop a therapeutic treatment option for osteoarthritis, a debilitating condition that often affects individuals… Read More


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Student Clinician’s Ceremony Marks Third-Year Medical Students’ Transition into Clerkship Years

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The White Coat Ceremony is often a highlight for first-year medical students, however, another milestone ceremony takes place prior to entering their third-year, and recognizes their transitions from the classrooms into clinics. Rising third-year students from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine recently celebrated this turning point during the Student Clinician’s… Read More


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UTHSC Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth Making Strides in Effort to Help Community’s Youth

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For Altha Stewart, MD, one of the most daunting problems in Memphis has an early start. Dr. Stewart, a psychiatrist and director of the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth  in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, believes that exposure to trauma and violence in childhood starts a… Read More


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Medicare Readmission Penalties Disproportionally Affect Hospitals Caring for Poor, UTHSC Researchers Find

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Penalties instituted under the Affordable Care Act to reduce hospital readmission rates have cut readmissions for certain conditions, but they also disproportionally penalize hospitals that care for the socioeconomically disadvantaged, according to a study by researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). A data comparison by the Health Services and Policy Research… Read More