In the Media Tag: Michael Whitt

Health Care Heroes 2021: Michael Whitt of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC)

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If your heart is strong, and you’re fully mobile, and you have all your teeth, you can thank your youth or your good genetics. Or, more likely, you can thank your doctor. A good doctor can see you through everything from minor aches and pains and major medical issues to mental struggles and chronic physical… Read More

College of Medicine Inducts Inaugural Class of Academy of Master Educators

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine has inducted its inaugural class to the Academy of Master Educators. The academy recognizes and celebrates contributions to education by dedicated physicians and other medical educators.The academy, which was formed in 2019, is being led by Mukta Panda, MD, MACP, FRCP, assistant dean for Medical… Read More

UTHSC researchers play role in supporting development of COVID-19 vaccines

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have played a supporting role in the development of COVID-19 vaccines. To examine the efficacy of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine during development, the company needed a way to test the inhibitory effects of the antibodies generated after vaccination on virus infection. However, to work with SARS-CoV-2 requires… Read More

Kerafast offers the Delta-G-VSV Pseudotyping System for coronavirus research

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Kerafast Inc., developers of an online platform to facilitate access to unique lab-made bioresearch materials, today announced the availability of the Delta-G-VSV Pseudotyping System for coronavirus research applications. The system, developed by the Michael Whitt laboratory at the University of Tennessee, enables studies of SARS-CoV-2 viral entry and COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness at just biosafety level… Read More