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Protest at UT Health Science Center targets use of live pigs in medical training

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About 25 protesters lined the streets outside the University of Tennessee Health Science Center on Thursday, criticizing the school’s use of live pigs to train medical personnel.


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UTHSC Professor Wins $1M Grant

The Daily News

Dr. Junling Wang, a professor in the department of clinical pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has won a grant of almost $1 million.


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Memphis working to close the breast cancer disparity gap

The Commercial Appeal

“This is a huge problem in Memphis, a crisis,” said Dr. Gustavo Miranda-Carboni, a professor and cancer researcher at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Miranda-Carboni, recruited by UTHSC to study breast cancer and related health disparities, is part of a growing consortium of researchers, oncologists and health care providers who aren’t waiting.


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Shelby County program helps relative caregivers

WREG

The University of Tennessee’s Relative Caregiver Program is designed to support children whose parents are not able to care for them.


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Major Donor Gift for West Cancer Center

The Daily News

West Cancer Center has announced a multimillion-dollar gift from Jack and Betty Moore to The University of Tennessee/West Institute for Cancer Research, the cancer center’s fundraising arm.


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Mystery still surrounds death of Inmate No. 81738

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The autopsy, conducted by a doctor at the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center in Memphis, listed Thornton’s cause of death as “multiple blunt traumatic and thermal injuries.”


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Memphis Innovation Awards 2015 Announces Honorees

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center professor Dr. Lisa Jennings was honored for the foundation of CirQuest Labs and Ariste Medical. Her multi-service lab connects pharmaceutical and device industries, while reducing costs and complexity.


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Surprising discovery on racial disparities in health care

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“It is widely accepted that African Americans have higher mortality and worse cardiovascular outcomes in the general population. A large part of this is attributable to socioeconomic deprivation, which includes, among others, lack of obtaining needed health care,” study author Dr. Csaba Kovesdy, director of the Clinical Outcomes and Clinical Trials Program in Nephrology at… Read More