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UTHSC Faculty Honored at Health Care Heroes Awards Competition

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Three UTHSC faculty members were honored Thursday, September 9 as award recipients for the Health Care Heroes Awards competition, sponsored by the Memphis Business Journal. Seven others affiliated with UT were finalists.


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UT Researchers Seek At-Risk Women for Breast Cancer Study

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Researchers at the UT Health Science Center Department of Preventive Medicine are looking for postmenopausal women at increased risk for the development of breast cancer to participate in a research study.


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Greystone and UTHSC Receive $1 Million for Hemostatic Research

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Greystone Medical Group and UTHSC have been awarded $1 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to research and develop hemostatic agents for treating battlefield injuries.


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Foundation Announces Commitment to UT Neuropathy Research

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The newly established Neuropathy Research Foundation and UTHSC announced a long-term commitment to fund research and establish a lab devoted to studying peripheral neuropathy.


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UT Researcher Makes Headway with Experimental Strep Vaccine

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UT professor, James B. Dale, MD, is involved in a clinical research study that is making headway in developing a vaccine against a common strep germ. Results of the study co-authored by Dr. Dale are reported in the August 11 issue of JAMA.


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UT Associate Professor Awarded Grant to Enhance Family Medicine

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UTHSC associate professor, John E. Delzell, Jr., MD,has been awarded a $269,433 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration.


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Interim Director and Deputy Director Named for UT Cancer Institute

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UTHSC is pleased to announce that Mohammad Jahanzeb, MD, has been named interim director of the UT Cancer Institute, and Lawrence Pfeffer, PhD, has been named interim deputy director.


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Ophthalmology Department Awarded Grant

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Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) has awarded a $110,000 grant to the UTHSC Department of Ophthalmology to support research into the causes, treatment and prevention of blinding diseases.