Three years into a seven-year partnership with Methodist Le Bonheur Health Careand the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the West Cancer Center is getting closer to its goal of providing cancer care through a single entity.
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“At the UT Health Science Center, we are training health care specialists for tomorrow,” said Beth Choby, MD, FAAFP, associate professor in the Department of Medical Education at UTHSC. “Health starts with community involvement, and it is critical for physicians and pharmacists to be actively involved in our communities. Tar Wars provides the opportunity to… Read More
“It’s not so much the chronologic age as it is the physiologic age,” says Timothy Fabian, MD, the Harwell Wilson Alumni Professor and chair of the Department of Surgery at UTHSC. “You can have some 50- or 60-year-olds who are going to do worse than some 90-year-olds because they haven’t taken care of themselves. They might… Read More
Timothy L. Hottel, DDS, MS, MBA, dean of the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), will serve as principal investigator for a $340,000 clinical study funded by TicTocStop, Inc. TicTocStop has a mission focused on improving the lives of people with Tourette Syndrome. The study plans to enroll 65… Read More
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center(UTHSC) will be able to delve deeper into the mysteries surrounding two neurological diseases, thanks to two recent grants totaling more than $1 million. The school received $340,000 from TicTocStop, Inc. to conduct an innovative clinical study on Tourette’s syndrome, along with $680,000 from the Michael J. Fox Foundation for research into Parkinson’s disease.
Campbell-Thompson’s $1.6 million grant will be shared with UF’s Clayton Mathews and Ivan Gerling at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The group will use a microscope fitted with lasers to cut out the tissue containing only the islets. The researchers will then isolate RNA from the islets that still have insulin-producing beta cells and compare it… Read More
Dr. Ari VanderWalde, associate vice chancellor of Research Clinical Trials at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and director of clinical research at the West Cancer Center, summed up the battle against breast cancer in that way. “We are not there yet,” he said. “But I can see it coming in the distance,… Read More
Anna Bukiya, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has received a $393,750 grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, a subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health, to study how alcohol consumption during pregnancy alters development of the fetal brain.