The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, based in Memphis, launched a new mobile health unit meant to serve rural communities, UT leaders said on Tuesday. In a release, they said the new mobile health unit would start serving Lake County and Lauderdale County — both mostly rural areas located in West Tennessee.
The University of Tennessee said it is enforcing a mandate that will require employees who do work connected to federal contracts across the system to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8. UT President Randy Boyd sent a letter to employees outlining the details of the mandate, saying the university is required to comply with… Read More
Advances are being made in the fight against COVID-19 every day.Now, a team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are helping improve at-home testing. Instead of saliva or nasal swabs, this test is done with a simple breath of air.
Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander put the pressure on parents to do what he calls the right kind of research when making decisions about vaccinating their kids. He did so at a senate hearing in response to the measles outbreak in the U.S. Whether it be for religious or medical reasons, or incomplete records in some… Read More
A professor at the University of Tennessee has been given a grant to continue to study the development of drugs to fight the late stages of breast cancer. Murali Yallapu, an assistant professor in the college of pharmacy at UT, got a $439,818 grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue his research.