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NIH Grant to Probe the Effect of Hepatitis C on African-Americans

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UTHSC recently received a five-year $3.2 million grant as one of eight National Institutes of Health (NIH) Cooperative Research Centers. The grant will focus on hepatitis C.


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UT Hamilton Eye Institute Team Awarded NIH Grant

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Edward Chaum, MD, PhD, recently was awarded a $1.62 million National Eye Institute grant to develop computer-based methods for diagnosing blinding eye diseases.


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UTHSC College of Nursing Sponsers Airport Health and Safety Expo

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The College of Nursing is saluting the 30th anniversary of the Memphis International Airport’s Dorothy L. Bobbitt Health Station by sponsoring “Health and Safety Expo 2005” from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7.


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UT Celebrates Grand Opening of Hamilton Eye Institute

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On Monday, September 26, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center celebrated the grand opening of a dream…the second phase of the Hamilton Eye Institute.


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Symposium to Foster New Collaborations in Nanotechnology

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Much of the discussion at the “Nanotechnology Applications in Medicine” symposium may deal with small-scaled items, yet organizers believe their emerging discoveries will have a large impact on the future of medicine.


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UT’s Goldowitz Awarded Four Million Dollar NIH Grant

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Daniel Goldowitz, PhD, the Methodist Hospitals Foundation Professor for Neuroscience at UTHSC, has just been awarded a five-year grant totaling nearly $4 million by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.


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UTHSC Offers Healthcare Expertise to Evacuees

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The UT Health Science Center is drawing on several areas of its healthcare expertise, as well as certain specialized facilities to support the 15,000 Hurricane Katrina evacuees now staying in the Memphis area.


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Six UT Faculty Members Recognized as Health Care Heroes

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As finalists in a field of outstanding Memphis area health care contributors, three University of Tennessee Health Science Center professors emerged as winners in the Memphis Business Journal’s annual Health Care Heroes Awards competition. Three others were recognized as finalists. Sheldon Korones, MD, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology in the College of… Read More