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TN-CTSI Awards Pilot Project Funding To Two UTHSC Researchers

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The Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has announced the latest round of grant recipients from its Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Program.


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Joseph Pierre awarded $423,292 grant to study Hirschsprung disease in newborns

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Joseph F. Pierre, PhD, an assistant professor in the Division of Neonatology in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Biochemistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, received a $423,292 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the pathophysiology of Hirschsprung Disease in newborns. Ankush Gosain, MD,… Read More


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UTHSC a leader in hosting open data COVID-19 sequence resource

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Faculty members from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have led the development of PubSeq, a global digital data repository of COVID-19 RNA sequences. PubSeq is open to all interested individuals, primarily researchers working to understand the CoV-2 coronavirus and the pattern of spread of its numerous variants (including the Delta variant).


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College of nursing receives grant for sickle cell disease care boot camp for nurses

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has received a $50,000 grant to develop an innovative and intensive training program for nurses who care for patients with sickle cell disease (SCD).


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Makowski, Pierre publish findings on obesity and response to cancer therapy

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Liza Makowski, PhD, professor in the Department of Medicine and the UTHSC Center for Cancer Research, has long been interested in how the immune system is altered by obesity and how this impacts cancer risk and treatment.


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UTHSC awarded $1.5 million HRSA grant for sexual assault nurse examiner training

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has received a three-year, $1.5 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to fund a much-needed expansion of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) training and certification in West Tennessee. June 16:WREG June 16: WMC-TV June 16:… Read More


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Athletic competition after COVID

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Cardiovascular imaging demonstrated no evidence of myocardial injury or myocarditis in athletes after COVID-19 infection, according to a research letter published in Circulation by Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center cardiologists. The screening and evaluation was conducted by the Le Bonheur Children’s Heart Institute Sports Cardiology team, Benjamin S.… Read More


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International Experimental Biology and Medicine Conference to be held October 8-10 in Memphis

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The Memphis Institute of Regenerative Medicine (MIRM) is hosting a major international scientific conference in Memphis this fall with the Society of Experimental Biology and Medicine (SEBM) and its journal Experimental Biology and Medicine (EBM). The International Experimental Biology and Medicine Conference (IEBMC) is slated for October 8-10, 2021 at the Central Station Hotel in… Read More