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Nuclear radiation drugs offer protection up to 3 days after exposure to fallout

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Scientists from the University of Tennessee Health Science Centre have found one drug candidate – DBIBB – protected mice effectively.


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Un medicamento pionero es capaz de frenar los daños de la radiación

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Se trata de un fármaco desarrollado a partir de un compuesto natural que se produce en la sangre y que favorece la cicatrización, según explica el líder de esta investigación, Gábor Tigyi. “También es generado por cánceres agresivos resistentes a la radioterapia contra los tumores”, afirma este investigador del Centro de Ciencias de la Salud… Read More


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Building Memphis finalists unveiled

The Memphis Business Journal

Finalists included UTHSC Translational Science Research Building, 71 S. Manassas St. Owner/Developer: University of Tennessee Health Science Center Project cost: $40 million General contractor: Webb Building Corp. Architect: Hnedak-Horrell, a joint venture of Hnedak Bobo Group and The Horrell Group Architects


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New York company acquires diabetic eye tech firm with Memphis roots

The Commercial Appeal

A University of Tennessee Health Science Center professor and physician in Memphis, Dr. Edward Chaum, and investment by Memphis-based MB Venture Partners LLC, helped found Hubble Telemedical in December 2011.


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Semmes-Murphey program teaches neurosurgeons in Bosnia, Croatia

The Daily News

Arnautovic, who also holds a teaching position at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, especially has been heartened by the way colleagues have taken to the international outreach program.


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Dr. Chisholm-Burns to be featured speaker

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The 25th annual Health Sciences MLK Day lecture will feature Dr. Marie Chisholm-Burns, a professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy and professor of surgery in the College of Medicine. Burns will present her insights on problems with healthcare access and disparities within the healthcare system.


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West Cancer Center sets out to make Memphis epicenter for research

The Commercial Appeal

The new, nonprofit public charity called the UT/West Institute for Cancer Research already has collected its first sizable donation, $2.5 million through the Memphis-based Plough Foundation.


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Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, named to board by American Diabetes Association

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The American Diabetes Association, the nation’s largest voluntary health organization leading the fight to Stop Diabetes®, is pleased to announce that Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, of Memphis TN, has been named President, Medicine & Science of its Board of Directors.