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Amali Samarasinghe Researching Answers to Questions About Infectious Diseases

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For Amali Samarasinghe, PhD, research is simply about seeking answers to cross-cutting research questions related to infectious diseases. With UTHSC since 2012, Dr. Samarasinghe is an assistant professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Microbiology, Immunology, and Biochemistry. “Unveiling truths about our health and wellness challenge me regularly,” she said. “I believe that much remains… Read More


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UTHSC Researcher Amali E. Samarasinghe Receives $1.9 Million Grant to Study Functions of White Blood Cells as Protectors Against Influenza Infections

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center announced today that Amali E. Samarasinghe, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine, has received a $1,919,402 award from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Samarasinghe will investigate the mechanisms by which certain white blood cells regulate antiviral immune responses against influenza… Read More


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Amali Samarasinghe, PhD, of UTHSC Among Researchers Listed on American Lung Association’s 2016-2017 Research Awards Nationwide Report

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Amali Samarasinghe, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been named on the American Lung Association’s 2016-2017 Research Awards Nationwide report for her project titled “Molecules Found in Allergic Airways May Protect Against Influenza.” The report highlights 69 novel and innovative research projects totaling more… Read More