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$22,188 Worth of Free Dental Services Provided by the UTHSC College of Dentistry at Give Kids a Smile Day

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The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently participated in the American Dental Association’s annual Give Kids a Smile Day. Partnering with Freedom Preparatory Academy Charter School, the College of Dentistry provided 1,105 procedures to more than 80 children valued at $22,188. Give Kids a Smile Day was launched in… Read More


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UTHSC’s Graetz Receives $2 Million to Study App Benefiting Additional Cancer Therapy for Women

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Ilana Graetz, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, recently received a $2,021,260 R01 award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). With her award, Dr. Graetz will examine the use of a novel web-based app designed to improve long-term use of adjuvant endocrine therapy… Read More


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Tejesh Patel Named Chair of the Department of Dermatology at UTHSC

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Tejesh Patel, MD, FAAD, has been named chair of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine’s Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology. He previously served as interim chair. “Dr. Tejesh Patel was selected as our next chair of Dermatology based on his vision, ability to collaborate, and his attention to detail in clinical operations,”… Read More


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Jablonski Selected as First User of UTHSC Innovation Lab Space

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Monica M. Jablonski, PhD, professor in the Department of Ophthalmology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has been selected as the first user of the UTHSC Innovation Lab space. The UTHSC Innovation Lab will allow Dr. Jablonski to further develop an ophthalmic microemulsion designed to combat the… Read More


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UT Research Foundation Announces Maturation Fund Recipients for 2018

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Improved poultry feeders, treatments for ophthalmic and renal diseases, human and veterinary diagnostic tests, and a novel treatment for canine infections are among the recipients of this year’s maturation funding from the University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF). Four teams affiliated with  the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) received funding. They are: •… Read More


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Cohen Brings in Multiple Accolades

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Harris L. Cohen, MD, chair of the Department of Radiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the medical director of Radiology at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, has been selected as an international visiting professor for the Radiological Society of North America’s International Visiting Professor (IVP) Program.… Read More


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UTHSC Raises $7,913 in 2017 American Diabetes Association Campaign

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For its 2017 campaign for the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) raised a total of $7,913 to bring awareness to diabetes and support ongoing research. According to the ADA, someone is diagnosed with diabetes every 23 seconds. The Denim for Diabetes (D4D) Campaign raised $2,352 through T-shirt sales… Read More


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2017 UTRF Innovation Awards Ceremony Honors UTHSC Researchers

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The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) recognized researchers from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) for their inventions and commercialization efforts made within the last year at the 2017 Innovation Awards Ceremony, held December 7 at the Wassell Randolph Student Alumni Center Dining Hall on the Health Science Center campus. “The university… Read More