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Graduate of UTHSC Nursing Science Program Identifies Potential New Measure for Alzheimer’s Risk

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Early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease has been shown to reduce cost and improve patient outcomes, but current diagnostic approaches can be invasive and costly. A recent study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, has found a novel way to identify a high potential for developing Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms occur. Ray Romano, PhD, RN,… Read More


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UTHSC Team Members Push for Heart Disease Awareness in Collaboration with the American Heart Association

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Veronica Jones, a campus security officer with the UTHSC Campus Police Department, has been an awareness advocate for heart disease for 11 years. “It’s personal for me,” she said. “My mother, father, brother, cousins, and brother-in-law have passed away from heart disease, so every moment that I get to spread awareness about it, I do… Read More


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Lyndsay Pittman Named Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management

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Lyndsay Pittman, MEd, has been named assistant vice chancellor for Enrollment Management. She has served as the university registrar since 2018. Prior to coming to UTHSC, Pittman had served as Registrar for 10 years at three institutions in Oklahoma. She has over 16 years in higher education instruction, enrollment management, and student support services. “Lyndsay… Read More


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Kabra Champions Heart Disease Awareness for Women During Pandemic

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Rajesh Kabra, MD, FHRS, a professor in the Division of Cardiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has a simple piece of advice for  women who may have or be at risk for heart disease during the pandemic: Don’t be deterred from seeking necessary medical attention for heart-… Read More


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UTHSC’s Vaithianathan Receives $1.9 Million Grant for Retinal Research

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Thirumalini Vaithianathan, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology, Addiction Science, and Toxicology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has spent a decade studying molecular signaling involved in vision. She has just received $1.9 million from the National Eye Institute for her project titled, “Dynamics of calcium signals control neurotransmitter release in… Read More


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Pharmacy Magazine: Heroes Train Here

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The Winter 2020 Issue of the College of Pharmacy Magazine introduces you to the faculty, staff, and students of the College of Pharmacy, who joined in UTHSC’s fight against the coronavirus and have exemplified what it means to be a hero in the face of a pandemic. In this issue, you can read stories on how the… Read More


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Office of Research Names New Director of Scientific Writing

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In order to better serve the research community at UTHSC, the Office of Research has named  Kyle Johnson Moore, PhD, as the new director of the Office of Scientific Writing, as of January 2021. In this role, Dr. Johnson Moore will assist research faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and students in the writing of successful research grants… Read More


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Wilner’s Podcast Makes Feedspot.com’s 20 Physician Podcasts You Need To Know List for Second Year

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A podcast by Andrew N. Wilner, MD, FACP, FAAN, associate professor of neurology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, was named among Feedspot.com’s  “Top 20 Physicians Podcasts You Must Follow in 2021.” “The Art of Medicine with Dr. Andrew Wilner” is hosted by Dr. Wilner, who serves as the… Read More