Publisher: Memphis Business Journal


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UTHSC, UT Martin opt out of statewide outsourcing contract

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All University of Tennessee (UT) campuses, including those in Memphis and Martin, have opted out of a state outsourcing contract for facilities management. The state of Tennessee contracted Chicago-based Jones Lang LaSalle Americas Inc. (JLL) as a facilities management service provider earlier this year for security, janitorial and landscaping services for state-owned public colleges and… Read More


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FDA, Pfizer, Merck join WHO in Memphis for global drug conference

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Pharmaceutical industry representatives and regulators from 13 countries were in Memphis this week to discuss safety strategies for global pharmaceutical manufacturing, shipping and delivery. University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) hosted 75 attendees from June 26-29. Agencies represented included the World Health Organization, the U.S. Public Health Service, and the Food and Drug Administration… Read More


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Local student investigates the smell of fear

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One Memphis-based graduate student is doing what might be called a “smell test.” Jordan Ross a student in the department of anatomy and neurobiology in University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC)’s College of Medicine, will receive $87,000 over two years to study changes related to fear and odor processing in the brain. The grant… Read More


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Memphis High-Risk Obstetrical Program Travels Overseas

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A high-risk obstetrical care program developed at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Regional One Health in Memphis has expanded overseas. Dr. Giancarlo Mari, professor and chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UTHSC and founder of the Obstetrical Feasible Approach to Safety Training (OB F.A.S.T.) program, along with Dr. Danielle Tate, Dr.… Read More


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With Proposed NIH Cuts Looming, UTHSC Researchers Receive $7 Million in Grants in 3 Months

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In the past three months, several University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) researchers have each received at least $1 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health. In 2016 UTHSC in Memphis received $32.96 million from 98 grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The announcements come in the midst of the… Read More


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New Dentistry Building and Quad Improvements Coming to UTHSC

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has seen a flurry of construction since the university’s master plan was unveiled in 2014, including a new Translational Science Building and the Interprofessional Simulation and Patient Safety Center and Plough Center for the Sterile Development buildings, both currently under construction. As part of that master plan, UTHSC’s… Read More


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UTHSC looks ahead to ambitious second phase of campus master plan

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In the past five years, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has completed $350 million of construction. And the effort slows no sign of stopping as the medical college begins to pivot to phase 2 of its campus master plan aimed at going from an incidental to an intentional campus. UTHSC executive vice chancellor… Read More


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UTHSC plans new Medical District apartments

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) plans to build new apartments on 10 acres in the Medical District. The planned site, which is already owned by UTHSC, is bordered by Jefferson Avenue, Manassas Street, Madison Avenue and Orleans Street.