In the past three months, several University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) researchers have each received at least $1 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health. In 2016 UTHSC in Memphis received $32.96 million from 98 grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The announcements come in the midst of the… Read More
In the Media Tag: NIH
Michael Dyer, chairman of the Developmental Neurobiology Department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, described how federal dollars for biomedical research helped the Memphis cancer center begin saving the eyes and vision of children with cancer. Left untreated, a rare eye cancer called retinoblastoma is virtually always fatal if left untreated and when detected early enough still led… Read More
Among the Trump administration’s policies, a proposal to cut back funding for biomedical research would have one of the most profound impacts on an important Memphis enterprise. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the University of Memphis are among local institutions involved in a thriving scientific research community… Read More
Currently, the NIH is funding $626 million in projects in Tennessee, with $124 million of those in Memphis primarily going to University of Tennessee Health Science Center, University of Memphis and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.