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New report lists UTHSC as one of the safest college campuses in the U.S.

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In wake of Tuesday’s deadly shooting at the University of North Carolina, a new report lists the safest college campuses in the country. Memphis’ University of Tennessee Health Science Center is ranked in the top 10 according to the National Council for Home Safety and Security. Wednesday, the director of Tennessee Emergency Management Agency got… Read More


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 UTHSC Receives $1 Million Grant From Assisi Foundation For Mobile Stroke Unit

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center received a $1-million grant from the Assisi Foundation of Memphis for its mobile stroke unit. On average, the mobile stroke unit is about 72 minutes faster at treating a stroke victim than a regular ambulance. As local 24’s Tish Clark explains, those minutes can be the difference between… Read More


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UTHSC Dental Students Help Give Local Kids A Smile With Free Dental Services

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It was a special treat for kids Thursday in the Memphis Medical District. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry hosted Give Kids A Smile Day. It’s part of a national event for the American Dental Association to provide free oral health services to underserved children. But the faculty says the event… Read More


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UTHSC Students, Faculty, and Staff Take A Stand Against Hate

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Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff members signed banners with the words, “hate has no place at UTHSC” and “UTHSC is united against hate.” Thursday’s observance comes after several high-profile hate crimes in the country, including the recent mass shooting at a Jewish synagogue in Pennsylvania.


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$300,000 Grant Helps To Fund UTHSC Research For Cure For Pancreatic Cancer

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A $300,000 grant is aimed at helping find a cure for pancreatic cancer. University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been researching a cure for years, but thanks to this grant from the Kosten Foundation for pancreatic cancer, they are one step closer.


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Burger and steak lovers, heads up! A new study says that tick bites could make you allergic to red meat.

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Dr. Debendra Pattanaik, and associate professor of medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, headed up the study. He says a bite from the Lone Star Tick can cause people to become more sensitive to a carbohydrate called alpha-gal.


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Go Baby Go

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On Saturday, July 21, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host the second-annual GoBabyGo! Memphis Rodeo. Since January, students in the Physical Therapy Department have partnered with engineering students from the University of Memphis to modify toy ride-in cars for children with mobility issues, which they’ll receive at the event.


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Inside The New State-Of-The-Art CHIPS Building At UTHSC

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