In the Media Tag: Gabor Tigyi

‘We were so damn lucky to find this’: Tennesseans close to developing radiation exposure drug

The Commercial Appeal

Scientists in Tennessee are developing a promising drug they desperately hope will never be used. It’s a treatment that could rescue people from gastrointestinal acute radiation syndrome. In blunt terms, radiation poisoning. “We were so damn lucky to find this mechanism that nature invented for us,” said Dr. Gabor Tigyi, a cell biologist and cancer researcher… Read More

Live at 9: Tennessee Institute of Regenerative Medicine explains its research at UTHSC


The Tennessee Institute of Regenerative Medicine is doing cutting-edge work at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and their goal is to translate scientific discoveries into new therapies for people suffering from organ damage. To learn more, we talked with executive director Dr. Gabor Tigyi and UTHSC’s vice chancellor for research, Dr. Steve Goodman.