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Narayanan awarded grant to study cause of aggressive prostate cancer

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Ramesh Narayanan, PhD, professor in the Department of Medicine and the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has received a $455,000 grant from the National Cancer Institute for a two-year study of the underlying cause of the development of aggressive prostate cancer in African American men.

Memphis study suggests transplanting Hep C-infected kidneys to uninfected donors safe

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Transplantation of kidneys from Hepatitis C-infected donors to uninfected recipients is safe and can be successfully implemented as a standard of care, according to an observational study by physicians at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the James D. Eason Transplant Institute at Methodist University Hospital.  

Dr. Jackson T. Wright Jr. honored for reducing heart disease among African-Americans

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Another fellow hypertension researcher, William C. Cushman, MD, professor of preventive medicine and medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and chief of preventive medicine at the VA Medical Center, concurs: “His advocacy has had a tremendous impact not only in conducting the clinical trials, but also in disseminating that evidence through educating… Read More