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Get ‘moved by the power’ of UTHSC’s Health Care Heroes Innovations winner

The Memphis Business Journal

One of cancer’s most formidable adversaries is Dr. Neil Hayes. A physician and scientist with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Hayes has played a vital role in The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA). The cancer genomics program is a collaboration, started in 2006, between the National Cancer Institute and the National Human Genome… Read More


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Memphis study suggests transplanting Hep C-infected kidneys to uninfected donors safe

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Transplantation of kidneys from Hepatitis C-infected donors to uninfected recipients is safe and can be successfully implemented as a standard of care, according to an observational study by physicians at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the James D. Eason Transplant Institute at Methodist University Hospital.  


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Kidneys with hepatitis C safe to transplant, study from UTHSC, Methodist physicians says

The Commercial Appeal

A new study from Memphis physicians says transplanting hepatitis C-infected kidneys into patients without the disease is safe, opening the door for an increased supply of transplant-ready kidneys people wait years to receive.The observational study of 53 transplant patients by physicians at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Methodist University Hospital says kidney… Read More


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Curtains to rise on Shelby County Youth Advocacy Center

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In a few weeks, a pilot program that has taken years of research, planning and preparation will launch, with resources in place to decrease the number of young people who come in contact with the Shelby County juvenile justice system. Previously called the Shelby County Youth Assessment Center, the renamed Shelby County Youth Advocacy Center… Read More


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On the scene: MBJ names winners of 21st annual Health Care Heroes awards

The Memphis Business Journal

In a community filled to the brim with medical professionals, each year the Memphis Business Journal honors the standouts. MBJ held its 21st annual Health Care Heroes awards Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis. Finalists were recognized in the categories of Administrative Excellence, Community Outreach, Health Care Innovations, Health Care Provider-Physician, and Health… Read More


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UTHSC adds meditative stress-busters to community of the stressed

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Monday, the first full day of the first full week of classes in many high-stress graduate programs in health sciences, the treadmills and ellipticals were humming in the workout room in the Student Alumni Center at 800 Madison. Around the corner in the Schreier Auditorium, dozens and dozens of students and staff were breathing quietly,… Read More


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College students return to school at campuses across Memphis

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One of the sweetest back-to-school stories this week played out at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts Friday afternoon when 170 new medical students put on their new white coats in a ceremony playing out in medical schools everywhere as fall semesters begin. The ceremony for University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of… Read More


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Federal funding will put more skilled nurses in rural, underserved areas of the Mid-South

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Two university’s in Memphis have been selected to receive federal funding to go towards creating programs to put nurse practitioners in rural, underserved areas of the Mid-South. Both the University of Memphis and the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center have been selected to receive $2.7 million each. That funding will help create new nursing… Read More