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UTHSC’s Liza Makowski, PhD, Authors Paper on New Study Highlighting the Role of Sugar Metabolism in Heart Disease, Obesity

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Liza Makowski, PhD, professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has published a paper in the Journal of Immunology that provides novel insights into the biochemistry of the sugar glucose in immune cells critical to obesity and heart… Read More


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Andrew Wilner Writes New Book

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Andrew Wilner, MD, FACP, FAAN, has published a book that helps physicians to achieve the proper work/life balance. “The Locum Life: A Physician’s Guide to Locum Tenens” is an in-depth discussion about working locum tenens or being employed as a temporary physician. The number of U.S. physicians working in this capacity has doubled, from 25,000… Read More


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Consistency and Frequency In Tracking What You Eat May Help You Lose Weight

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Consistency and frequency of tracking your food consumption for as little as 15 minutes per day may help you lose weight, according to a new study conducted by Rebecca Krukowski, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and colleagues at the University of Vermont and… Read More


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UTHSC’s Collaborative Seed Funding Program Tops $12 Million in Support for New Research Projects, Shapes New Future for Research

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When it comes to scientific research, it is not uncommon for investigators to be collaborating only with other researchers from within their own lab, department, or College. According to Glen E. Palmer, PhD, associate professor in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), the Collaborative Research Network (CORNET) Awards… Read More


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Thrive In Your Strengths, Learn From Your Weaknesses

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Note: This month, the Office of Equity and Diversity will be talking with UTHSC leaders in recognition of Black History Month. Kara Caruthers, PA-C Associate Professor Assistant Program Director Director of Community Engagement, Diversity, and Recruitment Physician Assistant Program College of Medicine OED: What does Black History Month mean to you? Why is it important? Caruthers: I… Read More


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Clinical Trials Network of Tennessee Opens First Clinical Trial

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CTN2 marks significant milestone in its effort to grow the clinical research base at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center The Clinical Trials Network of Tennessee (CTN2) is kicking off its inaugural clinical trial, the first in the network’s efforts to grow the clinical research volume at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center… Read More


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Couple’s Individual Cancer Research Published in Prestigious Cancer Journal

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Susan Miranda, PhD, and Gustavo Miranda-Carboni, PhD, are cancer researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The married researchers have separate labs associated with different departments in the College of Medicine, but located on the same floor in the Cancer Research Building on campus. Their research focuses also differ. Both recently had papers… Read More


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UTHSC Mobile Stroke Unit Receives $1.1 Million Grant From Assisi Foundation of Memphis

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center announced today that the Assisi Foundation of Memphis has awarded a $1.1 million grant to the UTHSC Mobile Stroke Unit. Launched in 2016, the UTHSC Mobile Stroke Unit is a 14-ton stroke emergency room on wheels with hospital-grade CT equipment. It is designed so that diagnosis and treatment… Read More