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UTHSC Researchers Publish Study Indicating Link Between Constipation and Chronic Kidney Disease

Research by investigators from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Memphis Veterans Administration Medical Center, published in the most recent issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), indicates that individuals with chronic constipation are more likely to develop chronic kidney disease (CKD) and… Read More

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UTHSC Thanks its Military Veterans with a Veterans Day Tribute

“We are free because they are brave,” Lori Gonzalez, PhD, associate vice chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs, said today, during the annual Veterans Day tribute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Faculty, staff and students gathered for the breakfast hosted by the Office of Equity… Read More

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Inaugural UT CORNET Cancer Conference Provides Platform of Collaboration For Cancer Researchers Across Tennessee

More than 70 cancer researchers from across the state convened in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Wednesday for the inaugural 2016 University of Tennessee Collaborative Research Network (CORNET) Cancer Conference. The conference brought together cancer researchers from all campuses of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), the University of Tennessee, Knoxville… Read More

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Rebecca Krukowski, PhD, Assistant Professor at UTHSC, Awarded $3.3 Million Grant for ‘Moms Fit 2 Fight’ Study to Help Women in Military Return to Fitness Standards After Pregnancy

Rebecca Krukowski, PhD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has received a grant for $3.3 million over five years for a program to help women in the United States military return to fitness standards after the birth of a baby. This project is the result of a… Read More

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UTHSC To Honor Veterans on Campus at Annual Breakfast Reception

On Friday, November 11, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will celebrate and honor the veterans of the United States Armed Forces on campus by hosting “Honoring All Who Serve,” a Veterans Day observance. The breakfast reception will be held in the Student-Alumni Center’s O.D. Larry Dining Hall from… Read More

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UTHSC’s Dr. Gabor Tigyi Receives Distinguished Professorship at National Taiwan University

As a result of a longtime, long-distance research collaboration, Gabor Tigyi, MD, PhD, professor of physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a prestigious appointment at the premier research university in Taiwan. Dr. Tigyi, the new associate vice chancellor for… Read More

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Scott Campbell Named Emergency Management and Safety Officer at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Scott Campbell, a long-time emergency management official with the United States Coast Guard, has been named emergency management and safety officer for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). A native of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, Campbell comes to UTHSC from New Orleans, Louisiana, bringing 26 years of military experience… Read More