FedEx Corporation has contributed $250,000 to the UT Hamilton Eye Institute and $250,000 to the UT Cancer Institute. Both recipients, part of the UTHSC College of Medicine, will receive the gifts over the next three years.
Marko Z. Radic, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Molecular Sciences at UTHSC, was among a select few researchers to be chosen for a Lupus Research Institute (LRI) grant.
Monica M. Jablonski, PhD, associate professor of ophthalmology at the UTHSC Hamilton Eye Institute, has been awarded a three-year $428,800 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to research retinal degeneration.
Lakita Cavin, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology, has been awarded a nearly $600,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to study the role of various genes involved in liver cancer.
World renowned experts in the major fields of medical imaging will gather at the Fogelman Executive Conference Center for the Second Annual Memphis BioImaging Symposium this week.
Malak Kotb, PhD, UTHSC A.C. Mullins Professor in Research, has been asked to serve on the Advisory Committee to the newly formed National Task Force on Community Preparedness and Response.
Ronald I. Shorr, MD, MS, associate professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at UTHSC, and Patricia M. Flynn, MD, MS, professor at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, were recently awarded a $1.5 million grant.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has a packed agenda planned for the College of Medicine’s 2005 Alumni Weekend to be held at the Peabody Hotel beginning Friday, Oct. 14.