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