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Assistant Professor Dong Wang of UTHSC Receives $308,000 Grant for Heart Attack Research

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With the help of a $308,000 grant from the American Heart Association, Dr. Dong Wang and his research team will be able to further explore ways to improve the treatment of patients with heart attack and ischemic heart disease. Dong Wang, PhD, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received… Read More


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Associate Professor Ae-Kyung Yi of UTHSC Receives $1.6 Million Grant for Arthritis Research

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Ae-Kyung Yi, PhD, associate professor in the Departments of Pediatrics, and Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $1.6 million from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health.


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Assistant Professor Kristen O’Connell of UTHSC Receives $1.6 Million Grant for Obesity Research

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Kristen O’Connell, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $1,607,325 from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health.


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UTHSC Medical Student and Department of Surgery Residents Win Majority of Awards at Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Meeting

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The Annual Meeting of the Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Surgeons was recently held August 8 – 10, 2014 at Paris Landing State Park in Buchanan, TN. Participants from East Tennessee State University, Vanderbilt University, UT Chattanooga, UT Knoxville, and UTHSC took part in the Resident Paper Competition in the four categories of… Read More


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Five UT Researchers Among Thomson Reuters’ “World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds”

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Five University of Tennessee researchers, including two from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), have made the list of the “world’s most influential scientific minds” of the last decade as determined by the most frequently cited articles.


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Professor Teresa Waters, PhD, Named Chair for Department of Preventive Medicine in UTHSC College of Medicine

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David M. Stern, MD, executive dean of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine, has announced the appointment of Teresa Waters, PhD, as the new chair for the Department of Preventive Medicine in the UTHSC College of Medicine.


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UTHSC College of Medicine Honors Four with 2014 Outstanding Alumnus Awards

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The four physicians who will receive the 2014 Outstanding Alumnus Awards from the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) on Aug. 14 have excelled in clinical practice, teaching and community service. Two internal medicine specialists, a pediatric allergist/immunologist and a pediatrician, the outstanding physicians will be honored when graduates… Read More


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Inaugural Raza A. Dilawari DVP to be Held on Saturday, September 20

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The Inaugural Raza A. Dilawari Endowed Distinguished Visiting Professorship will be held on Saturday, September 20, from 8am until 1:30pm at the FedEx Institute of Technology. The topic is: Multidisciplinary Cancer Symposium: Contemporary Insights into the Management of Pancreatic Neoplasms, featuring Dr. James Yao, Associate Professor, Department of Gastrointestinal (GI) Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine,… Read More