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UTHSC Team Receives National Support for Project To Help Adolescents with Sexual Behavior Problems

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A project aimed at helping Memphis-area youth with sexual abuse issues has received support from the U.S. Department of Justice. Principal investigator Jacqueline Page, PsyD, professor, and William Murphy, PhD, professor emeritus, both in the Psychiatry Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, were recently awarded $475,000 by the Office of Justice and… Read More


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Csaba Kovesdy Co-Authors Report on Worldwide Severity of Chronic Kidney Disease

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A researcher with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is part of an elite international team that generated data revealing the magnitude and severity of kidney diseases worldwide. Csaba P. Kovesdy, MD, FASN, director of the Clinical Outcomes and Clinical Trials Program in Nephrology at UTHSC, is a contributing author on a newly published… Read More


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Narayanan Named Deputy Director of UTHSC Center for Cancer Research

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Dr. Rames Narayanan

Ramesh Narayanan, PhD, MBA, has been named the deputy director of the Center for Cancer Research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Narayanan is a professor in the Division of Hematology and Oncology in the Department of Medicine in the UTHSC College of Medicine, Muirhead Endowed Professor of Pathology, and the director… Read More


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UTHSC Team Receives $1.15 Million To Develop New Anti-Seizure Treatment

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A research project that could expand the treatment options for epilepsy has received significant federal funding. Jianxiong Jiang, PhD, associate professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Neurobiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and Wei Li, PhD, Distinguished Professor and director of the UTHSC College of Pharmacy Drug Discovery Center, were recently awarded $1.15 million… Read More


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New Dates Announced For Global Scientific Conference Recruited to Memphis by UTHSC, TennIRM

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The International Experimental Biology and Medicine Conference (IEBMC), a major scientific conference being jointly hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the Tennessee Institute of Regenerative Medicine (TennIRM), has been rescheduled with an updated speaker lineup. Originally slated for October 8-10, 2021, the conference is now set to take place April… Read More


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Ataga Leading $3 Million AI Study For Predicting Kidney Function Decline in Sickle Cell Patients

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Kenneth Ataga, MD, Director of the Center for Sickle Cell Disease at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), was recently awarded $3.2 million from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute for a project that enlists artificial intelligence in the fight against sickle cell disease. Santosh Saraf, MD, associate professor in the Department… Read More


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Research Team Awarded $3 Million to Study Weight Loss, Bone Frailty Link in Diabetics

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Two researchers in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have received a $3 million award from the National Institute on Aging to study why bones become more frail and prone to fracture in diabetics who achieve long-term weight loss. Qi Zhao, MD, PhD, associate professor of Epidemiology, and Karen… Read More


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UTHSC’s Neil Hayes, MD, Funded to Continue Research  Related to The Cancer Genome Atlas

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Dr. Neil Hayes is a co-principal on a $1.8 million grant to continue working on research related to the TCGA.

Neil Hayes, MD, MPH, director of the Center for Cancer Research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is one of two principal investigators for a $1.8 million grant that extends the work of The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), a groundbreaking multisite project to understand cancer at its molecular level through genome sequencing and… Read More