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Study determines mechanisms underlying abnormal development of nervous system in Hirschsprung disease

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Ankush Gosain, MD, PhD, of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has focused his research on determining the mechanisms underlying abnormal development of the enteric nervous system in Hirschsprung disease. Gosain recently published a new study in The FASEB Journal delineating interactions between migrating neural crest cells and the… Read More


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Adebiyi receives $3 Million for neonatal kidney research

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In the transition from fetal to neonatal life, the kidneys undergo delicate and intricate changes in functionality as they assume the primary responsibility for keeping the blood clean and chemically balanced. Understanding these complex physiological changes is critical, as stressors before, during, and after delivery put newborns at risk of kidney injury and maladaptation. The… Read More


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Lyft COVID-19 Guidelines Developed in Memphis

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Next time you hop in a Lyft, you can know it was (hopefully) cleaned with methods developed in Memphis. The rideshare company worked with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and P&G Professional to develop a clean ride guide. The recommended vehicle cleaning process was developed specifically for rideshare vehicles. October 13:WMC Action… Read More


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Local doctor isn’t worried after multiple COVID-19 trials paused

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A third clinical trial that focused on COVID-19 was put on hold. Eli Lilly announced they stopped their study due to safety reasons. Dr. Scott Strome, a research doctor, believed people shouldn’t be concerned about this because it shows companies care about the process. “In an ideal world with drug development it would be great… Read More


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The Hamilton Eye Institute Welcomes Claire L. Kiernan, MD

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The Hamilton Eye Institute at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, improving vision and empowering lives, is pleased to welcome Claire L. Kiernan, MD as a staff member. Dr. Kiernan joins the practice following her Glaucoma fellowship at Tufts Medical Center where she practiced with the New England Eye Center, Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston… Read More


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Hamilton Eye Institute at UTHSC Announces Joshua R. Ford, MD as their Newest Physician

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UTHSC Hamilton Eye Institute at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center dedicated to improving vision and empowering lives, welcomes Joshua R. Ford, MD as a staff member.


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Li Appointed UTHSC Distinguished Professor

Memphis Medical News: Wei Li, PhD, professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Pharmacy, has been appointed a UTHSC Distinguished Professor. The title is reserved for those who have contributed in a superlative way to UTHSC and brought distinction and respect to the university.


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UTHSC and Regional One Health Collaborate on COVID-19 Treatment Clinical

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Regional One Health have announced they are partnering on a clinical trial program including two late-stage clinical trials evaluating Regeneron’s REGN-COV2, the company’s investigational two-antibody cocktail for the treatment and prevention of COVID-19.