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Researcher Wins Grant to Focus on Family Caregiver Health

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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.


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Pharmacy Student Organization Continues to Rank Top Nationally

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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.


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Prestigious Honor Bestowed Upon UTHSC Professor

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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).


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UT Investigator Awarded NIH Grant to Study Olfactory Function

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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).


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UT Professor Zeroes in on Muscular Dystrophy

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Harry Jarrett, PhD, UTHSC professor of molecular sciences, was awarded a second grant this year to discover the root causes of muscular dystrophies.


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Researcher Awarded NIH Grant to Improve Cardiac Function

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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.


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UTHSC Researcher Awarded NIH Merit Grant

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Leonard Johnson, PhD, the Thomas A. Gerwin Professor and chair of the Department of Physiology at UTHSC, was recently awarded a prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH) MERIT award.


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Dhanireddy to Lead Neonatology at UTHSC

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Ramasubbareddy Dhanireddy, MD, has been named neonatology division chief and the Sheldon B. Korones Professor in Neonatology at UTHSC.