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UT/West Institute’s Hayes Plays Critical Role in The Cancer Genome Atlas

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The Cancer Genome Atlas, a comprehensive map of the key genomic changes in 33 types of cancer wrapped up a decade-long, $300 million national science project in April, with Dr. D. Neil Hayes, scientific director of the University of Tennessee/West Institute for Cancer Research playing one of only a handful of leadership roles.


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UTHSC, LeMoyne-Owen Partner To Help Students Earn Nursing Degrees

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With an expected nursing shortage of more than 1 million registered nurses by 2022, local colleges like the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and LeMoyne-Owen College are partnering to help students along the career pathway. A recently announced enrollment program between UTHSC’s College of Nursing and LeMoyne-Owen guarantees admission of qualified LeMoyne-Owen graduates into… Read More


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UTHSC Program to Help Students, Faculty Pursue Global Mission Work

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Janyn Quiz, a first-year medical student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, wants to pursue surgical mission work outside the United States. A native of the Philippines who moved to the United States two years ago with her family, she’s part of a group of students and faculty that have built and launched… Read More


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Leading Memphis Transplant Surgeon: Almost Everyone Can Donate Something

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Earlier this month, a flag-raising ceremony was held in front of Methodist University Hospital to recognize National Donate Life Month in April and raise awareness about organ and tissue donation…Eason says the Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute remains on track to open a completely transformed Transplant Institute next year, thanks to an anonymous $40 million… Read More


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UTHSC Set To Open New Training Facility

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In less than three weeks, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will launch its new $39.7 million, 45,000-square-foot building packed with high-tech tools and a cutting-edge training environment.


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Statewide Clinical Trials Effort Launches Out of UTHSC

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When Dr. Steven Goodman, vice chancellor for research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, arrived at the college more than two years ago, his ambition was to launch a statewide clinical trials network. That idea has now become a reality, with the creation of the Clinical Trials Network of Tennessee that’s operating as… Read More


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UTHSC Adds Infectious Disease Institute

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Dr. Colleen Jonsson, director of the Regional Biocontainment Laboratory at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, will be taking her work in infectious disease research to a new level as director of a new institute at UTHSC. The Institute for the Study of Host-Pathogen Systems will include collecting infectious disease research among a group… Read More


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Director chosen for new UTHSC Sickle Cell Disease Center

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has launched a new Center for Sickle Cell Disease in the College of Medicine and tapped a leader for it who will come on board in July.