In the Media Tag: Zhongjie Sun

UTHSC scientist receives NIH grant to study arterial stiffness

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In humans, large arteries lose elasticity and thicken with age and other pathological conditions, leading to conditions that cause high blood pressure. Age-related arterial stiffening affects a large population and is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, yet it remains poorly understood. There is no effective intervention. Work being done in the lab of… Read More

New cardiovascular institute secures leadership team

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Coming from Texas, Ohio and Oklahoma, three nationally renowned heart doctors have been recruited to lead a new cardiovascular institute in Memphis. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare have partnered to create a national-caliber cardiovascular program between the university and its clinical partner. “My vision for the institute… Read More

‘Nationally renowned’ physicians to lead new cardiac institute

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A trio of leadership hires has set the foundation for a new, “national-caliber” cardiovascular institute in Memphis. Dr. Chittoor Sai Sudhakar will be the UTHSC-Methodist Cardiac Institute’s co-director with Dr. John L. Jefferies. Dr. Zhongjie Sun, a cardiovascular researcher, will be its deputy director. Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and the University of Tennessee Health Science… Read More