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Researcher Targets Complications of Diabetes

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Edwards A. Park, PhD, UTHSC professor, has been awarded a three-year American Diabetes Association grant totaling nearly $300,000 to study hyperglycemia, which is repsonsible for many complications associated with type II diabetes.


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Center for Biodefense and Security Established at UTHSC

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The UT Health Science Center has established the Mid-South Center for Biodefense and Security to coordinate federal, regional and state resources as well as increase support for activities directly impacting homeland security.


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Students Present Community Outreach Activities

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UTHSC students will be presenting their service-learning projects in the lobby of the 920 Madison Ave. Building from noon to 2p.m. on Thursday, March 17.


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Research to Prevent Blindness Grant Supports UT Ophthalmology

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Alessandro Iannaccone, MD,UTHSC associate professor of ophthalmology, has received a prestigious Research to Prevent Blindness Career Development Award for $200,000.


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Trustees Approve Pharmacy Class Size Request

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The UT Board of Trustees unanimously approved a request from the College of Pharmacy to significantly increase class size during its quarterly meeting held in Chattanooga.


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Beizai Receives National Recognition

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UTHSC assistant professor, Kristin S. Beizai, MD, has received the prestigious Nancy C.A. Roeske Certificate of Recognition for Excellence in Medical Student Education from the American Psychiatric Association.


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Newly Published Research Raises Questions About Sunscreen

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An article published in the February issue of Melanoma Research concludes that sunscreen usage needs to be reassessed and that appropriate regulatory bodies need to clarify that sunscreen products be used only for preventing sunburn.


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U.S. DOD Funds Research on Hemorrhage-Stopping Drug

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The U.S. Defense Department has awarded $750,000 to UTHSC and Greystone Medical Group to complete pre-clinical research of a drug to treat hemorrhagic shock.