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Team of UTHSC Investigators Awarded $3.1 Million to Develop Unique Model for Nicotine Addiction Research

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Hao Chen, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology, and Robert W. Williams, PhD, professor and chair in the Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), have been awarded over $3.14 million in funding to establish an innovative, diverse research model, which will be used to… Read More


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UTHSC Key Site in National Study Showing Link Between Low Fat Diet and Women’s Risk of Death from Breast Cancer

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) were part of the federally-funded Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) multisite clinical trial, which released study findings last week showing that postmenopausal women with no previous history of breast cancer reportedly had a 21 percent lower risk of death from breast cancer if they followed a… Read More


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Alex Dopico, MD, PhD, of UTHSC Investigating Mechanisms and Novel Drug Therapies to Control Vascular Function

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Alex Dopico, MD, PhD, University Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been awarded over $2.4 million from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to explore the mechanisms by which our bodies regulate arterial diameter and thus develop new drug therapies… Read More


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Colleen Jonsson, PhD, to Lead New Center of Excellence Established to Combat Harmful Mosquito-Transmitted Viruses

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Colleen Jonsson, PhD, professor and Endowed Van Vleet Chair of Excellence in Virology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been awarded over $21 million in funding to establish a Center of Excellence for Encephalitic Alphavirus Therapeutics program aimed at advancing the discovery and development of potent antiviral drug candidates targeting several… Read More


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Researcher Junling Wang, PhD, of UTHSC Aims to Address Potential Disparities and Improve Efficiency for Medicare Part D

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s (UTHSC) Junling Wang, PhD, professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science, has been awarded over $1.4 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to further her research on the equity and economic effects of medication management therapy programs. Her project titled, “Equity and Economic Effects… Read More


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Marko Radic PhD of UTHSC Publishes Paper Exploring a Novel Treatment Option for Lupus

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Marko Radic, PhD, associate professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Biochemistry in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has published a paper in Science Translational Medicine that explores a novel treatment option for Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) using a targeted immunotherapy approach. According to the Centers for Disease Control… Read More


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UTHSC’s Ramesh Narayanan, PhD, Awarded $2 Million to Design Novel Tools and Medications for Prostate Cancer Patients

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Ramesh Narayanan, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Medicine-Hematology and adjunct associate professor in the Departments of Urology and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been awarded over $2 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop novel tools and next generation drugs designed to treat… Read More


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UTHSC’s Jablonski Wins $1.53M Award to Study Glaucoma Mechanisms and Develop Targeted Therapies

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Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world and affects more than three million people in the United States each year. Currently, there is no cure for this crippling disease, only the option to treat one’s symptoms. Monica M. Jablonski, PhD, professor in the Department of Ophthalmology in the College of Medicine… Read More