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Investigators at UTHSC Played Key Role in Study Prompting New Blood Pressure Guidelines

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center played a significant role in collecting data that resulted in the new guidelines announced last week for the prevention, detection, evaluation, and management of high blood pressure. The first comprehensive new high blood pressure guidelines in more than a decade… Read More


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S.M. Raquibul Hasan, PhD, of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Receives $98,950 Grant to Study Mechanisms that Influence Artery Dilation And Blood Flow in the Body

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S.M. Raquibul Hasan, PhD, postdoctoral associate in the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $98,950 from the American Heart Association to study how TRPP1 ion channels regulate blood vessel diameter to control blood pressure. Blood circulation through arteries provides for… Read More


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Adebowale Adebiyi, PhD, of UTHSC Awarded $154,000 Grant to Study Kidney Function in Newborns

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Adebowale Adebiyi, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $154,000 from the American Heart Association to research the cause and treatment of abrupt decline in kidney function in newborns, also known as acute kidney injury. Funds will… Read More