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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.