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UTHSC and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Collaborate On Cancer Drug Discovery and Development Research

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will conduct collaborative research with the goal of developing better cancer treatments. Cancer stem cells are inherently resistant to radiation and chemotherapy and are responsible for the majority of cancer relapse cases. The team’s objective… Read More


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Hamilton Eye Institute To Host Vision 2020 Symposium October 9-10

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Hamilton Eye Institute (HEI) will host a continuing medical education symposium called Vision 2020 at HEI Friday,October 9, and Saturday, October 10. The symposium is the first major event under the leadership of Penny Asbell, MD, FACS, MBA, FARVO, chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and director of… Read More


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UTHSC Site of Third Mural in UT System’s Statewide Awareness Campaign

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Soon, everyone who passes the University of Tennessee Health Science Center at the intersection of Madison Avenue and Dunlap Street will see UTHSC’s pride in being part of the UT System displayed in 35-foot bright orange and white letters. UTHSC will be the site of the third mural in the UT System’s “Everywhere You Look,… Read More


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Black Student Association Celebrates Student Accomplishments at Awards Ceremony

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The Black Student Association (BSA) held their annual Awards Ceremony and Presentation Friday, February 28th at the Student-Alumni Center. The event celebrates and honors the accomplishments of African American students at UTHSC. The awards ceremony which debuted in 1992, is an important tradition for the campus and reflects on the diversity and inclusion mission of… Read More


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UTHSC Launches Website with Information, Resources on Coronavirus

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As Tennessee’s public academic health care institution, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center today launched a website with information and resources about Coronavirus (COVID-19). The site, uthsc.edu/coronavirus, is designed to be a one-stop resource for the public that includes the best available information about Coronavirus, as well as frequently asked questions and links to… Read More


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UTHSC and Partners Lead Effort to Inform, Reassure Public About Coronavirus

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Leaders from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and its clinical and community partners convened a press conference Wednesday to share information about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) with the media as a way to reassure the public that steps are being taken to prepare for and combat any possible spread of the illness. “At… Read More


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Dentistry: Community Engaged Care

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Learn more about the College of Dentistry’s involvement in community engaged care in the latest issue of Dentistry Magazine. New ventures have launched including the opening of a pediatric dental clinic at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, establishment of UT Smiles, a program designed to provide dentures to those in need, and expansion of continuing education… Read More


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Talati Receives Founder’s Award from Southern Society of Pediatric Research

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Ajay J. Talati, MD, Sheldon B. Korones Chair and Chief of Neonatology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, received the Founder’s Award from the Southern Society for Pediatric Research (SSPR). He was recognized during the organization’s Annual Meeting in New Orleans. The Southern Society for Pediatric Research provides… Read More