“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.
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.
“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