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Researcher Wins Grant to Investigate Non-Toxic Lung Cancer Treatment

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The Phillip Morris External Research Program awarded a $744,765 three-year grant to Susan E. Senogles, PhD, UTHSC associate professor of molecular sciences.


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Researcher Awarded Grant to Investigate New Approach

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Mitchell A. Watsky, PhD, UTHSC associate professor of physiology, has been awarded a two-year grant totaling $150,000 by the Scleroderma Foundation.


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Brain Tumor Stem Cell Program Established at UTHSC

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A brain cancer stem program has recently been established at UTHSC. Only a few other centers of this type exist in the U.S., including programs at Stanford University and the University of Michigan.


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UTHSC Wins Grant to Extend Rural Patient Access to Cancer Care

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Thanks to a $1.5 million three-year grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to UTHSC, rural Mid-South cancer patients can now be treated by leading oncology and hematology speacialists with the UT Cancer Institute.


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UTHSC Hosts National Flu Vaccine Conference

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The National Flu Vaccine Conference being held in Memphis June 17 is drawing healthcare leaders from the CDC, NIH, the FDA and major phamaceutical companies.


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UTHSC Professor Receives First Research Advisor Award

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Edward F. Rosloniec, PhD, associate professor of medicine and pathology, was selected as the first recipient of the College of Graduate Health Science’s Annual Research Advisor Award at UTHSC.


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Chapter Award Grant to Help Hispanic Mothers and Babies

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The March of Dimes Tennessee Chapter is advancing maternal and infant health in Memphis by supporting the Children’s Foundation Research Center at UTHSC.


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UT Pediatrics Chair Receives Top Honor

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Russell W. Chesney, MD, the LeBonheur Professor and chairman of the pediatrics department at UTHSC, received the Founders Award from the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology.