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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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
A new $39.7 million Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation opens this week at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The 45,000 square-foot facility is upgrading education and training for medical students and residents. The building includes virtual reality technology, so students can practice everything from ultrasounds to surgeries. It’s the only one… Read More