Students are teaming up with Lifeblood to hold six campus blood drives for the upcoming academic year. With a goal of obtaining 150 units of blood per drive, the kick-off drive is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1.
Rennolds Ostrom, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology and the Vascular Biology Center of Excellence, has been awarded a $154,000 two-year grant by the American Heart Association (Southeast Affiliate).
Ioannis Dragatsis, PhD, assistant professor of physiology, has been awarded a $143,348 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to generate a mouse model for Familial Dysautonomia (FD), also known as Riley-Day syndrome.
A University of Tennessee pharmaceutical chemist, who has developed a testosterone replacement drug, has won the 2005 Wheeley Award for his work in commercializing the results of his research.
Mona Newsome Wicks, PhD, RN, professor with UTHSC College of Nursing (CON), has been awarded a $219,000 three-year National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Nursing Research grant.
For the eighth time in the past ten years, the UTHSC chapter of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) has won the Chauncey I. Cooper Chapter Excellence Award.
Peggy Ingram Veeser, EdD, APRN, professor at UTHSC College of Nursing and director of the UTHSC University Health Services, has been inducted as a Fellow by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
Harry Jarrett, PhD, UTHSC professor of molecular sciences, was awarded a second grant this year to discover the root causes of muscular dystrophies.