Daniel L. Baker, assistant professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Medicine, has received a four-year $260,000 American Heart Association National Center grant.
Thirty-seven UTHSC teams are working diligently in an effort to raise funds for the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk. The three-mile walk around downtown Memphis starts at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, at AutoZone Park.
Students are teaming up with Lifeblood to hold six campus blood drives for the upcoming academic year. With a goal of obtaining 150 units of blood per drive, the kick-off drive is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1.
Ivan C. Gerling, PhD, associate professor at UTHSC and Memphis VA Medical Center collaborative investigator, has been awarded a $100,000 two-year grant from the American Diabetes Association’s Innovation Funding Program.
Rennolds Ostrom, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology and the Vascular Biology Center of Excellence, has been awarded a $154,000 two-year grant by the American Heart Association (Southeast Affiliate).
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.