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UTHSC Students Working with Lifeblood to Increase Donations

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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.


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UT Investigator Wins Grant to Study Cardiac Regulation

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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).


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Researcher Awarded NIH Grant to Study Degenerative Syndrome

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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.


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UT Researcher Honored for Safer Testosterone Replacement Drug

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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.


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Researcher Wins Grant to Focus on Family Caregiver Health

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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.


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Pharmacy Student Organization Continues to Rank Top Nationally

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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.


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Prestigious Honor Bestowed Upon UTHSC Professor

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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).


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UT Professor Zeroes in on Muscular Dystrophy

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Harry Jarrett, PhD, UTHSC professor of molecular sciences, was awarded a second grant this year to discover the root causes of muscular dystrophies.