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UTHSC’s Glazer Awarded $100,000 SSAT Grant

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:Evan S. Glazer, MD, PhD, FACS, assistant professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology and the Department of Surgery in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been awarded $100,000 from the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) to study a protein’s role in pancreatic cancer… Read More


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UTHSC Chief Neurology Resident Plays Country Music’s Most Famous Stage

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William Mays, MD, Chief Neurology Resident at the University y of Tennessee Health Science Center, joined the ranks of musicians that include Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton, and even Elvis Presley when his band, the Barbershop Boys, performed at the Grand Ole Opry 2019 Midwinter Convention.


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UTHSC Adopts Tuition Reduction for Out-of-State Students

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Out-of-state students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will see reduced tuition rates for the coming academic year in the Colleges of Pharmacy and Graduate Health Sciences, as well as for the Dental Hygiene program in the College of Dentistry. At the same time, the UTHSC College of Nursing has reduced tuition… Read More


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Long-underfunded Lyme disease research gets an injection of money—and ideas

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Months after a U.S. Congress–mandated working group sounded the alarm about tickborne illnesses and urged more federal action and money, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is readying a strategic plan for these diseases…The funding “will get new technology out of the shadows,” spurring development of nascent approaches and collaborations, says Maria Gomes-Solecki, a veterinarian… Read More


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UTHSC Researcher Wins $1.4 Million NIH Grant

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s (UTHSC) Junling Wang, PhD, professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science, has been awarded over $1.4 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to further her research on the equity and economic effects of medication management therapy programs.


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Aging Conference shows the role older adults play in the community

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Each year, more and more older adults are making a positive impact in and around Southeast Tennessee. As volunteers, employees, employers, educators, mentors, advocates, and more, they offer insight and experience that benefit the entire community. The 2019 Southeast Tennessee Aging Conference scheduled for May 7 in Chattanooga will highlight and promote ways that community… Read More


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Childhood Obesity Research Changing Lives in the Mid-South

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Childhood obesity is a serious health problem, affecting 13.7 million American children and adolescents ages 2 to 19, according to data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Obesity puts children at risk for poor health and disproportionately affects Hispanic and African-American communities, the CDC has found. Webb Smith, who earned a doctorate… Read More


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Boyd says University of Tennessee needs ‘generational leader’

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During two visits to UT Health Science Center in recent months, University of Tennessee interim president Randy Boyd asked students what they wanted to see for the Memphis campus – including any big, ambitious goals they had. Boyd, who took office in November, says what he heard was “just making their environment better, just making… Read More