Burt Sharp, MD, Van Vleet Chair of Excellence, and colleagues have been awarded $2,546,000 to identify how genes expressed in the brain make adolescents vulnerable to the addictive effects of nicotine.
Gabor J. Tigyi, MD, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Physiology at UTHSC, has been awarded $2,321,862 to study preclinical development of a new drug that protects from radiation injury.
The College of Medicine honors four alumni as having made distinguished contributions: Drs. Henry Cheairs Farrar, James Netterville, T. David Sisk (posthumously) and O. Douglas Wilson.
Mitchell Watsky, PhD, has been named the associate dean for Graduate Health Sciences in the College of Medicine, Memphis campus.
World-renowned experts in the major fields of medical imaging will gather at the at the University of Memphis for the Sixth Annual Memphis BioImaging Symposium (MemBIS) on Thursday, Nov. 5, and Friday, Nov. 6.
J. Schwab, MD, executive dean of the College of Medicine for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), announced the appointment of J. Lacey Smith, MD, as interim dean for the College of Medicine, Memphis campus.
Hershel P. Wall, MD, chancellor of UTHSC, announced plans today to step down from his position on September 30. Steve J. Schwab, MD, was named UTHSC interim chancellor by UT Interim President Jan Simek.
UTHSC has received approval to begin a fellowship training program in maternal fetal medicine. Additionally,the division of gynecologic specialties will serve as a fellowship preceptor site for minimally invasive surgery.