When COVID hit Memphis last year, Aaron Branch was managing a valet service. What happens to someone in that line of work when people stop going out? “I was the area operations manager and it slowed down with the corona and I just had to do something else,” he says.
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Toni M. Whitaker, MD, professor of Pediatrics and chief of the Division of Developmental Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, has received a $94,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Association of University Centers on… Read More
The Shelby County Health Department continues to track variants of COVID-19 that are appearing in the county.For those who have recently tested positive for COVID-19 in Shelby County, chances are it is the UK strain of the virus.”The B117 is now the dominant strain. It’s the most commonly circulating strain in the community,” said Shelby… Read More
Georgia is the third state to shut down its Johnson and Johnson vaccine site after people suffered adverse reactions, like fainting. UTHSC Dean Scott Strome said reactions like fainting and nausea are common responses to other vaccines like the flu shot. He said these reactions can be caused by dehydration, an empty stomach and other… Read More
Researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have received a $500,000 grant over three years from the Department of Defense to test a novel strategy using mitochondria transplantation therapy for restoration of neuromuscular structure and function after injury.
The doctor of nursing program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has been ranked No. 26 on the list of doctor of nursing programs in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 edition of Best Graduate Schools. The UTHSC doctor of nursing program ranks in the top 8% of all 357… Read More
Revotek plans to print blood vessels right here in Memphis using a 3D printer. Yes, you read that right: Blood vessels.How do they do that? With a bioprinter Revotek developed plus stem cells. Still awaiting human trials, Revotek’s technology nonetheless has the potential to revolutionize medicine, hence the name, Revotek.
Push pause on planning that big party. Local health leaders warn the fourth surge of COVID-19 could happen this summer, with the dominant strain begin the UK variant. The warning comes as Memphis gets ready to open a mass vaccine site Wednesday at the Pipkin Building. April 9: Daily Memphian