An online auction of more than 300 works of art by Memphis artist Paul Penczner on Wednesday collected more than $70,000 at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, according to officials at the Memphis school. Penczner died in 2010 at age 93 and his widow, Jolanda Penczner, donated works of art and the building that… Read More
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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center grossed more than $70,000 from an online auction of more than 300 works by internationally known Memphis artist Paul Penczner. The sale, which opened March 4 and finished with a rolling auction, drew 158 bidders. The works are part of a 400-piece collection the artist’s widow, Jolanda Penczner, donated… Read More
“The auction was a huge success,” saidZach Pretzer, director of development for the UTHSC College of Medicine. “It was a wonderful conclusion to what has been a tremendous gift to the UT College of Medicine by Paul and Jolanda Penczner.”
In her new book, Retro Baby, occupational therapist Anne Zachary, an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee, offers excellent ways you can cut back on all the gear and boost baby’s development with hands-on exercises. Her book is endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Zachary will be discussing and signing her book at Booksellers at… Read More
Anne Zachry, also an OT and professor for UT, educates and mentors teen moms through the Exchange Club Family Center’s First S.T.E.P.S. program. “We know how brains develop, or don’t, and how that impacts everything — behavior, learning, physical and mental health,” said Zachry, who also attended the conference. “We have the research. We need to… Read More
UTHSC’s Laizure says there’s still a lot of unknowns when it comes to Adderall.
The newest scientific weapon against Lyme disease is coming out of the University of Tennessee in Memphis. Maria Gomes-Solecki, doctor of veterinary medicine and assistant professor in microbiology, immunology and biochemistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has developed a groundbreaking vaccine that prevents the transmission of Lyme disease – in mice.
Some of the top medical doctors and researchers are in Memphis this week to discuss their findings, and share ideas on early childhood development. Dr. Paul Juarez was actually recruited to Memphis to open a center here that studies health disparities, including links between neglect and poverty as a child to bad behavior as adults