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Mother’s campaign wins experimental drug for son at Memphis-based St. Jude

The Commercial Appeal

Dr. Ari VanderWalde, the new associate vice chancellor of clinical trial research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center said cases like Josh’s are extremely complicated, highly charged and center not only on the patient seeking an unproven drug, but the risk of jeopardizing others in the future who would get it.


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UT appoints stroke expert to lead efforts to address high stroke mortality rates

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The newly appointed Semmes-Murphey Professor and chair of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Department of Neurology says he plans to take stroke care in Memphis to a higher level by partnering with local hospitals, enhancing existing stroke centers and recruiting more vascular neurologists to the city.


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UTHSC Hosts Lifeblood Drive 3/12

The Commercial Appeal

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Lifeblood host community blood drive: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday in the UTHSC General Education Building (rooms B201-B204), 8 S. Dunlap. Walk-ins are welcome. Call 901-529-6320 for an appointment. Visit clublifeblood.org.


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2014 Norfleet Forum featured in DeSoto Magazine

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By the time a child is age three, about 80 percent of the brain has been formed, said Herrod, former dean of the College of Medicine at UTHSC and former vice chairman of the Department of Pediatrics.


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Chancellor’s Holiday Party Showcases SAC Renovation

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The party was held in the Student-Alumni Center to showcase upgrades that have been made to the building.


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UTHSC’s Dr. Michael Christensen Quoted in The Tennessean

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Saline is just the latest in a series of medicine shortages. Dr. Michael Christensen, a parenteral (non-oral) nutritionist who works mainly with infants at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, said almost every medicine he uses has been in short supply sometime in the past few years.


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UTHSC neurologist envisions citywide stroke program

The Commercial Appeal

Dr. Andrei Alexandrov said he couldn’t make stroke specialists available citywide in Birmingham, so he’s moved to Memphis, where he believes he has a better shot. Alexandrov is moving in to his office at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, where he is the new chairman of the Department of Neurology, and Semmes-Murphey… Read More


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Dr. Christie Michael Quoted in Good Health

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Dr. Christie Michael, a pediatric and immunology specialist with Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and the Unversity of Tennessee Health Science Center, sat down with Good Health to answer some allergy questions.