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Movers and Shakers

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center researchers Francesca-Fang Liao, John V. Cox and Brian M. Peters recently received grants for their work. Liao, a professor in the Department of Pharmacology, was awarded more than $2.6 million from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging. The funding will go toward studying the mechanisms by… Read More


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 UTHSC Researcher Receives $600,000 Grant for Chlamydia Study

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John V. Cox, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry, and associate dean in the College of Graduate Health Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been awarded a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research of Chlamydia, one of the most… Read More


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Memphis Researchers Target Triple Negative Breast Cancer

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Clinical researchers at West Cancer Center and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) believe they may be close to a breakthrough in determining not only the factors that increase the risk of a particular type of breast cancer, but also developing alternative therapies.


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UTHSC puts new focus on diversity spending

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Diverse businesses in the Memphis area now have another avenue at bidding for contracts for services and other products. On Thursday, Sept. 20, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) held a workshop for local businesses to learn about its new Diversity Business Enterprise Initiative and about procurement practices at UTHSC.


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Local Physician Honored

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Dr. Mukta Panda, assistant dean for medical student education and well-being and a professor at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga, has been chosen to receive fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians – London. She will be formally recognized at the Royal College of Physicians’ 500th Anniversary Celebration on Sept. 26, where… Read More


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AVITA Medical Announces FDA Approval of the RECELL System for the Treatment of Severe Burns in the U.S.

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A global regenerative medicine company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Company’s Premarket Approval (PMA) application to market the RECELL® Autologous Cell Harvesting Device (RECELL® System) to treat severe thermal burns in patients 18 years and older. The RECELL System uses a small amount of a patient’s own skin… Read More


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Diversity Business Enterprise Initiative launched at UTHSC

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has launched a Diversity Business Enterprise Initiative to assist and encourage more small businesses and businesses owned by minorities, women, veterans, and those with disabilities to pursue business opportunities with the university. The initiative formalizes efforts underway for some time at UTHSC. It also supports diversity business procedures… Read More


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UAB receives $11.7 million grant to test weight loss intervention for cancer survivors .

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Some 652 participants across four states will be recruited to test the effects of exercise and diet interventions in underserved cancer survivors.