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Hubble Telemedical acquired by Welch Allyn

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Hubble, founded by UT Health Science Center researcher Edward Chaum and ORNL researcher Kenneth Tobin, has developed an innovative way to provide remote diabetic retinopathy screening and analysis in primary care doctors’ offices and other settings.


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UTHSC using $1.6 million to find osteoporosis innovations

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Dr. Susan Miranda have received a $1.6 million grant that will be used to uncover breakthroughs in osteoporosis research. The grant was provided by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health, and research will take… Read More


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Dr. Narayana Gets Grant from Michael J. Fox Foundation

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center(UTHSC) will be able to delve deeper into the mysteries surrounding two neurological diseases, thanks to two recent grants totaling more than $1 million. The school received $340,000 from TicTocStop, Inc. to conduct an innovative clinical study on Tourette’s syndrome, along with $680,000 from the Michael J. Fox Foundation for research into Parkinson’s disease.


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West TN Regional Forensic Center adds jobs following operational change

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West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center (WTRFC) is ramping up its staff following news last month that theUniversity of Tennessee Health Science Center(UTHSC) had been awarded a $3.1 million contract to operate the center and the Shelby County Medical Examiner’s Office.


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UTHSC forms new Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is forming the new Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics (GGI) . . . renowned experimental neurogeneticist Dr. Robert W. Williams, the UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair in Computational Genomics, will serve as the department’s founding chair.


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$250 million infrastructure makeover keeps UTHSC competitive

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the 100-year-old medical education and research complex in the Medical District, is halfway through a five-year plan that includes $250 million in demolition, new construction and renovation to its campus. As UTHSC expands its footprint, its infrasturucture upgrades help keep Memphis on the medical map.


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UTHSC scientist partners with entrepreneurs to prevent Lyme disease

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The newest scientific weapon against Lyme disease is coming out of the University of Tennessee in Memphis. Maria Gomes-Solecki, doctor of veterinary medicine and assistant professor in microbiology, immunology and biochemistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has developed a groundbreaking vaccine that prevents the transmission of Lyme disease – in mice.


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First innovation district taking shape in Memphis

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The past few years has seen a flurry of construction work throughout the Memphis Medical District, with new projects completed or underway by UTHSC …