Publisher: Science Magazine


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Bill Greene, PharmD, Of St. Jude, Alumnus of UTHSC, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

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William L. “Bill” Greene, PharmD, the chief pharmaceutical officer at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, has been selected by the Tennessee Pharmacists Association to receive the 2021 Shelby Rhinehart Public Service Lifetime Achievement Award, in recognition of his work and support of the pharmacy profession. The award was created in 2002 to recognize individual support… Read More


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Melanoma Registry Results Shine Light On Rare Pediatric Cancer

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Pediatric melanoma is a rare disease with only around 400 cases diagnosed in the United States every year. To better understand this disease and how best to treat it, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists created a registry called Molecular Analysis of Childhood MELanocytic Tumors (MACMEL). A paper on findings from the registry was published… Read More


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Giraffe genome holds keys to its peculiar body—and clues to hypertension treatments Mentions UTHSC

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“If indeed this is a major gene protecting humans from hypertension, it should have come up as a candidate in genomewide association studies,” which scan thousands of people for gene variants linked to a disease. “Talking about therapeutic approaches at this point would be premature,” agrees University of Tennessee Health Science Center nephrologist L. Darryl… Read More


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Long-underfunded Lyme disease research gets an injection of money—and ideas

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Months after a U.S. Congress–mandated working group sounded the alarm about tickborne illnesses and urged more federal action and money, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is readying a strategic plan for these diseases…The funding “will get new technology out of the shadows,” spurring development of nascent approaches and collaborations, says Maria Gomes-Solecki, a veterinarian… Read More