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Ukrainian Physicians Visit UTHSC, Establish Ongoing Dialogue

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A visit to Memphis by four physicians from Ukraine last week established a connection with the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center for advice and support in the future. The physicians were hosted in Memphis July 22-30 by Friendship Force of Memphis through the Open World Program, a Congressionally sponsored… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Meet August 10 

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet Wednesday, August 10, at 1 p.m., in the Mooney Library, 875 Monroe Ave., on the Memphis campus. On the agenda:  Introduction of Elizabeth Evans, the new student member on the board. Evans is a second-year physical therapy student in the College of Health Professions.… Read More


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Women’s Resource Group, College of Health Professions Raise $750 for Dress for Success

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The UTHSC Women’s Resource Group recently raised $750 and collected several hundred articles of clothing for the Memphis chapter of Dress for Success during a recent charity mixer and fashion show. Cohosted by the College of Health Professions (CoHP), the event featured several members of the CoHP faculty and staff, as well as members of… Read More


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UTHSC Team Receives $1.23 Million to Study Ties Between Cellular Nutrient Sensing, Epigenome Regulation

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The National Institute of General Medical Sciences recently awarded $1.23 million to Ronald “Nick” Laribee, PhD, associate professor in the department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dr. Laribee is the lead investigator on a project to determine how the epigenome receives… Read More


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The Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) Visits UTHSC

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A delegation from the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) visited Memphis last week to develop relationships with Memphis health care organizations, including the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Regional One Health, and West Cancer Center & Research Institute. The visit was organized by the… Read More


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Poverty Simulation Provides an Immersive Educational Experience for UTHSC Students

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More than 100 students participated in a poverty simulation staged recently by the Office of Student Affairs and Community Engagement at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The simulation was designed to help students become better caregivers by learning about and understanding some of the issues their patients may face in accessing health care.… Read More


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Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation (AAMDSIF) Brings its Patient and Family Conference to UTHSC

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is partnering with the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation (AAMDSIF), along with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Regional One Health, and Baptist Memorial Hospital, to hold the AAMDSIF Patient and Family Conference for the first time in Memphis on July 23. AAMDSIF is a patient-focused non-profit organization… Read More


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CORNET Awards Provide $100,000 to Two New UTHSC Collaborations

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Two research teams at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) have been awarded the 2022 UTHSC Collaborative Research Network (CORNET)-Functional Genomics Award. Each team will receive $50,000 to support their novel projects. The CORNET Awards are a competitive intramural grant program funded by the UTHSC Office of Research to promote new lines of… Read More