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Briggs Gift Allows Eye Institute to Begin Diabetic Retinopathy Program

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Thanks to a three-year $150,000 grant from the Thomas W. Briggs Foundation, UTHSC’s Hamilton Eye Institute can develop a program to help patients who suffer from diabetic retinopathy.


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UTHSC Hosts Foreign Fulbright Scholar

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has been selected to host Fulbright Visiting Scholar Mark Joseph Walker, PhD, from the University of Wollongong, Australia, for part of the 2005-2006 academic year.


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UTHSC Research and Patient Care Enhanced Thanks to FedEx Gift

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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.


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UTHSC Investigator Selected for Lupus Research Grant

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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.


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UTHSC Professor Awarded Grants to Explore Retinal Degeneration

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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.


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UTHSC Scientist Receives NIH Grant to Pursue Liver Cancer Research

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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.


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Memphis BioImaging Symposium Builds Broad-Based Support

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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.


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Kotb to Serve on National Homeland Security Task Force

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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.