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UT Health Science Center, Lifeblood host holiday blood drive Dec. 6

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UTHSC and Lifeblood are joining forces to host a Holiday Blood Drive for the campus and the community on Friday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in room 305 of the Student-Alumni Center at 800 Madison Ave.

UT honors innovators

The Commercial Appeal

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation Innovation Awards recognized 19 University of Tennessee Health Science Center researchers who, among other advances, won 14 patents during the year. The B. Otto and Kathleen Wheeley Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer went to Dr. Edward Chaum, Plough Foundation Professor of Retinal Diseases. Chaum, who joined UTHSC in 2000,… Read More

UTHSC Taps Davis to Lead Biomedical Informatics

The Daily News

Dr. Robert L. Davis has been appointed as the founding director of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Center in Biomedical Informatics and the University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair in Biomedical Informatics.

Steinle named director of research for UTHSC eye institute

The Memphis Business Journal

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has tapped Jena J. Steinle to be director of research at the Hamilton Eye Institute.

Long-term weight loss may be difficult, but it’s not impossible

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[Karen] Johnson, a professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, worked as the principal invesstigator in  Memphis for a national study that examined the long-term effects of intensive weight loss intervention on diabetic participants.

Nurses Making Some Noise: 1922

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The photo above appears in The Legacy the Future: A Centennial Portrait of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center with a caption that reads “For recreation, UT student nurses formed an orchestra at Baptist Hospital, where they were housed. Because their exhausting duties included washing, folding and replacing hospital linens in addition to their studies, playing… Read More

Forty under 40: Salute to rising stars

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Stacey Patterson, Assistant vice president for research, director of research partnerships, University of Tennessee; co-founder and chief technical officer, 490 BioTech

Combination Protocol Accurately Diagnoses Appendicitis in Kids

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Ashley Saucier, MD, from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, and colleagues conducted a prospective observational cohort study involving 196 patients to assess the diagnostic accuracy of a clinical pathway for suspected appendicitis.