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Healing Hands opens new location

Dr. Ken Brown, executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer at the University of Tennessee’s Health Science Center in Memphis, announced there will also be a new dental student internship program that will begin in September.


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UTHSC’s new $39M research center equipped to attract nation’s best

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is touting its newest building as a magnet for the country’s top researchers. The Translational Science Research Building, standing four-stories above the corner of Union and Manassas, is a state-of-the-art facility where researchers will study new treatments for health concerns like cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, stroke and mental… Read More


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Why Are Some Medical Schools Still Killing Pigs to Train Students?

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Out of the 188 accredited medical schools in North America, only the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the prestigious Johns Hopkins continue to teach with live animal laboratories. The administrations from these two schools argue that the complete riddance of animal laboratories may compromise the quality of health care …


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Doctors get on-the-job training at Saint Louise Clinic

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“It just so happened that after it opened, the decision was made to partner with the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences in Memphis with Saint Thomas Health in a residency program here locally for family and emergency medicine,” Ferguson said.


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Center for Oral and Facial Surgery opens new office

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Dr. Brandon Cannon … received his doctor of dental surgery degree with high honors from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in Memphis.


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Guest column: UTHSC hard at work to be the College of Medicine for Memphis

The Commercial Appeal

Memphis and Shelby County face unique health care challenges — high rates of prematurity, cancer and obesity, and related conditions such as diabetes and heart disease.


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Shibata Named UTHSC Chair of Surgery

The Daily News

Dr. David Shibata has been named the Scheinberg Endowed Chair of Surgery and a professor in the Department of Surgery in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.


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Hyperactive protein points to possible autism treatment

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“I think it was really smart to look for clusters of mutations in UBE3A, and let that lead the way to interesting domains of the protein,” says Lawrence Reiter, associate professor of neurology at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, who was not involved in the study. “That hadn’t been done before, and it’s a… Read More