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College of Pharmacy to Host Race for the Summitt April 23

The Daily News

Students from the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host Race for the Summitt at UT Health Sciences Park in Memphis on Sunday, April 23. The event gets started at 8:30 a.m.


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With Proposed NIH Cuts Looming, UTHSC Researchers Receive $7 Million in Grants in 3 Months

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In the past three months, several University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) researchers have each received at least $1 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health. In 2016 UTHSC in Memphis received $32.96 million from 98 grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The announcements come in the midst of the… Read More


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Religious Groups Help Transform Addiction from Moral Failure to Treatable Disease

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NASHVILLE — Religious groups across the USA have long helped recovering addicts through 12-step programs and nonprofits that hire recovering addicts. But now, many are turning their sights on the opioid crisis gripping the nation, and experts say they can do more to fight the epidemic. Barriers to treatment particularly cause anxiety to people who have endured decades… Read More


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Numbers are Rising for Suicides Among Senior Citizens

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WKNO-TV’s “The Best Times” focuses on suicide among senior citizens. Panelists are Dr. Paul Hill of UTHSC and Mike LaBonte of Memphis Crisis Center. Also in this show, is an interview with Dr. Marshall Elam about cholesterol.


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Panelists say “Black on Black Crime” A Multifacted Problem

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MEMPHIS, TENN (localmemphis.com) – Of the 55 homicides so far this year, about 65% involved African American victims, according to the Memphis-Shelby County Crime Commission. This evening LeMoyne-Owen College sponsored a forum to examine the causes of black on black crime and ways to decrease it. The discussion was officially titled “Black-on-Black Crime Forum Program.”… Read More


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Students Focus Of UTHSC Vice Chancellor

The Daily News

Dr. Susan Davies will, among other things, lead several administrative units that provide campus support activities and services to students. Those include the offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar, Student Life, Student Affairs and the One-Stop Shop. The opportunity she saw in the job here was the chance “to impact students at a different type… Read More


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Forum on black-on-black-crime set for Thursday

The Commercial Appeal

Experts in fields that include criminal justice, psychiatry and corrections will discuss black-on-black crime in Memphis on Thursday during a panel discussion at LeMoyne-Owen College. Panelists include Dr. Altha Stewart, president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association, William Gupton, director of the Shelby County corrections division and Harold Collins, county crime commission vice president of community engagement.


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New Molecules May Offer Treatment Option for Some Aggressive Prostate Cancers

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Novel molecules called selective androgen receptor degraders (SARDs) may offer the next generation of treatment options for advanced prostate cancer, a new industry-sponsored study reports. The results of this research will be presented Saturday, April 1, at ENDO 2017, the 99th annual meeting of the Endocrine Society, in Orlando, Fla. “If successful in the clinic,… Read More