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Instructor Weiqiang Zhang of UTHSC Receives More Than $1.8 Million Grant for Cystic Fibrosis Research

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Weiqiang Zhang, PhD, an instructor in the Departments of Physiology and Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $1,874,750 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health, for research on cystic fibrosis.


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The Top Executive Position at the UT Health Science Center’s College of Medicine is Named for Alumnus and Benefactor, Dr. Robert J. Kaplan

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The College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has announced that the college’s top executive position has been named after benefactor and alumnus, Dr. Robert J. Kaplan. Dr. David Stern, who has led the medical college since April 2011, is now the Robert Kaplan Executive Dean for the UTHSC College… Read More


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Professor Robert C. Klesges Named Chair of NIH Community-Level Health Promotion Study Section

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Robert C. Klesges, PhD, MS, BA, AA, professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), is the new chair of the Community-Level Health Promotion Study Section for the Center for Scientific Review at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Members of the study section, which reviews grant… Read More


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Life Science Tennessee Beer and Biotech

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Join LifeSciTN’s Memphis Academic Alliance Chapter for monthly networking “Beer and Biotech” events! Want to explore career development, expand your network, or dip into the startup scene? Hear from local life science industry professionals on the 2nd Thursday of every month @ Trolley Stop Market* Network reception at 5 p.m. Scheduled speaker begins at 5:30 p.m. *Trolley Stop Market,… Read More


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Dr. Alessandro Iannaccone featured in Memphis Medical News article on 7th Memphis VisionWalk

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Alessandro Iannaccone, MD, MS, founding Director of the Retinal Degenerations and Ophthalmic Genetics Service and Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Hamilton Eye Institute of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), was featured in the “Memphis on the Mend” section of the August 2014 issue of the Memphis Medical News.


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Associate Professor Rennolds Ostrom of UTHSC Receives $165,000 Grant for Cell Function Research

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Rennolds Ostrom, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $165,000 from the American Heart Association for research focused on understanding basic biochemical and cell biological processes that govern how cells respond to hormones in the blood and signals from the brain.


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Alex Dopico, MD, PhD, Chair of Pharmacology at UTHSC, Awarded More Than $1.85 Million Extension Grant to Study Effects of Alcohol on Arteries in the Brain

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Alex Dopico, MD, PhD, Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been awarded more than $1.85 million to extend funding for his ongoing research into the effects of alcohol on the brain.


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UTHSC Leaders Honored for Support of Army Medical Recruiters

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The United States Army 2nd Medical Recruiting Battalion recognized several leaders of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) for supporting its mission to educate students about the scholarship opportunities that exist in the Army and to recruit personnel in all medical fields to join the Army as medical officers.