Ioannis Dragatsis, PhD, assistant professor of physiology, has been awarded a $143,348 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to generate a mouse model for Familial Dysautonomia (FD), also known as Riley-Day syndrome.
A University of Tennessee pharmaceutical chemist, who has developed a testosterone replacement drug, has won the 2005 Wheeley Award for his work in commercializing the results of his research.
Mona Newsome Wicks, PhD, RN, professor with UTHSC College of Nursing (CON), has been awarded a $219,000 three-year National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Nursing Research grant.
For the eighth time in the past ten years, the UTHSC chapter of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) has won the Chauncey I. Cooper Chapter Excellence Award.
Peggy Ingram Veeser, EdD, APRN, professor at UTHSC College of Nursing and director of the UTHSC University Health Services, has been inducted as a Fellow by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
Abdallah Mtanios Hayar, PhD, assistant professor of anatomy and neurobiology at UTHSC, was recently awarded a $1,460,000, five year National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to study olfactory functioning (sense of smell).
Harry Jarrett, PhD, UTHSC professor of molecular sciences, was awarded a second grant this year to discover the root causes of muscular dystrophies.
Yao Sun, MD, PhD, professor of medicine at UTHSC, has been awarded a 1.4 million dollar National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to investigate how to improve cardiac function in patients following a heart attack.