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Researchers at UTHSC and St. Jude Earn $2.7 Million Grant

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Lawrence Pfeffer, PhD, director of the Center for Cancer Research at UTHSC, and Andrew M. Davidoff, MD, newly appointed chair of the Department of Surgery at St. Jude, have been awarded a more than $2.7 million grant.


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The UT Health Science Center Hosts NanoDays March 28 to April 5

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Something very small but incredibly powerful is happening in Memphis. The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at UTHSC is sponsoring the first local celebration of “NanoDays” from March 28 to April 5.


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Researchers at UTHSC Study Urinary Urge Incontinence in Women

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The Department of Preventive Medicine at UTHSC is conducting a research study on urinary urge incontinence in women over the age of 18. Women with frequent urinary urges or an “overactive bladder” are encouraged to participate.


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ORNL, UT Project Could Save Vision of Millions

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In the blink of an eye, people at risk of becoming blind can now be screened for eye diseases such as diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration.


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Dentistry Recognizes Excellence with 2009 Outstanding Alumni Awards

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On Friday, March 6, Dentistry’s 2009 Outstanding Alumni — John H. Sullivan, DDS, and James B. Summitt, DDS, MS — will receive their awards during a noon luncheon at the Hilton Memphis Hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Boulevard.


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Researchers Study Diuretics and Fractures in Postmenopausal Women

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Researchers at UTHSC are helping to lead a national study examining the connection between loop diuretic use and osteoporosis-related fractures in postmenopausal women.


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CET and UT Research Foundation Sign License Agreement

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Nashville-based Cumberland Emerging Technologies, Inc. (CET) and the UT Research Foundation (UTRF) today announced they have entered into a license agreement for a promising new asthma treatment discovered at UTHSC.


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UTHSC Restructures College of Graduate Health Sciences

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Today, Chancellor Hershel P. Wall, MD, announced that the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has restructured its College of Graduate Health Sciences (CGHS).