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UT Researcher Makes Headway with Experimental Strep Vaccine

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UT professor, James B. Dale, MD, is involved in a clinical research study that is making headway in developing a vaccine against a common strep germ. Results of the study co-authored by Dr. Dale are reported in the August 11 issue of JAMA.


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Interim Director and Deputy Director Named for UT Cancer Institute

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UTHSC is pleased to announce that Mohammad Jahanzeb, MD, has been named interim director of the UT Cancer Institute, and Lawrence Pfeffer, PhD, has been named interim deputy director.


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UT Associate Professor Awarded Grant to Enhance Family Medicine

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UTHSC associate professor, John E. Delzell, Jr., MD,has been awarded a $269,433 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration.


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Ophthalmology Department Awarded Grant

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Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) has awarded a $110,000 grant to the UTHSC Department of Ophthalmology to support research into the causes, treatment and prevention of blinding diseases.


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Plans Move Forward on New Building for UT College of Pharmacy

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With a scheduled completion date of summer 2008, plans are moving forward for a new building to house the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy.


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Ophthalmologists Join Staff of UT’s Hamilton Eye Institute

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Several ophthalmologists have joined the Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee. As faculty, they will also be practicing at the UT Medical Group offices on Wolf River Parkway in Germantown.


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Clinical Study Compares Treatments in Early Parkinson

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UTHSC professor and vice chair of the Department of Neurology, Ronald F. Pfeiffer, M.D., has been an investigator with The Parkinson Study Group, which recently reported results of a major long-term, multi-center clinical trial.


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UT Associate Professor Named Robert Wood Johnson Fellow

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John C. Ring, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the UT Health Science Center, has been named a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow for 2004-2005.