Most of us are focused on keeping as far away from the coronavirus as possible, wearing masks, bolstering our immune systems, and certainly not inviting in the front door. But Dr. Colleen Jonsson, director of the Regional Biocontainment Laboratory (RBL) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), and a UTHSC professor of Microbiology,… Read More
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Having connectors on the startup path, from experienced entrepreneurs to accelerator programs and, eventually, investors can provide a measure of risk management for any new venture needs. This guide includes startups, support organizations, individuals, and others who are deeply invested in the Memphis innovation ecosystem. (Mentions UTHSC and UTRF).
Influenza viruses cause a significant amount of morbidity and mortality. Understanding host immune control efficacy and how different factors influence lung injury and disease severity are critical. We established and validated dynamical connections between viral loads, infected cells, CD8+ T cells, lung injury, inflammation, and disease severity using an integrative mathematical model-experiment exchange.
The Clinical Trials Network of Tennessee (CTN2) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has contracted a new clinical trial to test possible therapeutics for COVID-19 in hospitalized patients. This new trial brings the total generated by CTN2 contracts for the university to nearly $7 million.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center issued the following news: Patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) face an increased risk of death due in part to cardiovascular problems caused by chronic inflammation. Efforts to reduce this inflammation have tended to target dialysis-related procedures and the accumulation of toxic waste products.
Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will receive a grant of $228,000 from the National Institute on Aging for research on amyloid precursor proteins. Also mentioned on: June 9: Targeted News Service
A team of University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) researchers in the College of Medicine recently received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) award to study how genetic differences may explain why some people are more susceptible to opioid addiction than others. Hao Chen, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology, Addiction Science,… Read More
Charisse Madlock-Brown, an assistant professor at University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has just received a National Institutes of Health grant — her first — to drill down in the records of 70 million patients, looking at those with two or more underlying conditions, how often they occur, in what combination and what it costs… Read More