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Professor Lawrence Pfeffer Finds Strategy for Making Anti-Cancer Drugs

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Lawrence Pfeffer, PhD, Muirhead Professor of Pathology and director of the Center for Cancer Research at UTHSC, has identified a pathway that is proving successful in making several anti-cancer drugs work more effectively.


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UTHSC to Celebrate Centennial: 100 Years Advancing Health Care

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Founded in 1911 at the heart of what is now the Memphis Medical Center, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is rapidly approaching its centennial anniversary year — 2011.


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UTHSC Earns $4.4 Million to Study Weight Loss Plan, Smoking Cessation

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The Department of Preventive Medicine at UTHSC has received a $4.4 million grant to test a weight loss plan using interactive technology that will occur in conjunction with a smoking cessation program.


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Top Honors Awarded to Five UTHSC Surgery Residents

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At the recent meeting of the Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, five residents from the Department of Surgery at the UTHSC in Memphis competed in surgical research presentations.


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UTHSC Hosts Workshop on ABCs of DNA: Unraveling the Mystery of Genes

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Do you worry about what’s in your genes? On Tuesday, November 9, the UTHSC will host a workshop on the ABCs of DNA: Unraveling the Mystery of Genetics Information for Consumers.


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UTHSC Communications & Marketing Team Wins Four VOX Awards

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On October 27, the UTHSC Communications and Marketing Department earned three VOX Awards (first place) and one Gold Award (second place) for work submitted in the Public Relations Society of America Memphis Chapter Annual VOX Awards.


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Australian Nursing Pioneer Kay Edgecombe Visits UTHSC

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On October 19 and 20, Kay Edgecombe, RN, an internationally known pioneer in nursing education, practice and research, will meet with UTHSC College of Nursing administrators, faculty and students.


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James Morris, MD, Completes Service as COM Alumni Council President

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As of today, James W. Morris, MD, FACS, completes his service as president of the UT College of Medicine Alumni Council at UTHSC.