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Memphis People in Business: April 15, 2021

The Commercial Appeal

Cathy Sanchez was named director of Financial Aid in Enrollment Management for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center where she’ll provide leadership by developing and implementing financial aid programs for students, maintaining the strategic vision for Enrollment Management, and executing the procurement of aid funds from federal, state, and private sources.


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Street Food: Curbside smash burgers, curry of the month

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When COVID hit Memphis last year, Aaron Branch was managing a valet service. What happens to someone in that line of work when people stop going out? “I was the area operations manager and it slowed down with the corona and I just had to do something else,” he says.  


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Whitaker receives $94,000 grant to provide support for CDC program

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Toni M. Whitaker, MD, professor of Pediatrics and chief of the Division of Developmental Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, has received a $94,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Association of University Centers on… Read More


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Shelby Co. health leaders encourage COVID-19 testing as UK strain becomes leading variant

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The Shelby County Health Department continues to track variants of COVID-19 that are appearing in the county.For those who have recently tested positive for COVID-19 in Shelby County, chances are it is the UK strain of the virus.”The B117 is now the dominant strain. It’s the most commonly circulating strain in the community,” said Shelby… Read More


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People should not be afraid of getting the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, UTHSC doctor says

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 Georgia is the third state to shut down its Johnson and Johnson vaccine site after people suffered adverse reactions, like fainting. UTHSC Dean Scott Strome said reactions like fainting and nausea are common responses to other vaccines like the flu shot. He said these reactions can be caused by dehydration, an empty stomach and other… Read More


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Researchers awarded $500,000 to test novel strategies using mitochondria therapy

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Researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have received a $500,000 grant over three years from the Department of Defense to test a novel strategy using mitochondria transplantation therapy for restoration of neuromuscular structure and function after injury.


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Magazine ranks UTHSC’s doctor of nursing program in top 16%

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The doctor of nursing program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has been ranked No. 26 on the list of doctor of nursing programs in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 edition of Best Graduate Schools. The UTHSC doctor of nursing program ranks in the top 8% of all 357… Read More


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Revotek to 3D bioprint blood vessels in Memphis for FDA clinical trials

The Memphis Business Journal

Revotek plans to print blood vessels right here in Memphis using a 3D printer. Yes, you read that right: Blood vessels.How do they do that? With a bioprinter Revotek developed plus stem cells. Still awaiting human trials, Revotek’s technology nonetheless has the potential to revolutionize medicine, hence the name, Revotek.