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Graduate Assistant Kevin Hope of UTHSC Receives $100,000 Grant for Epilepsy, Autism Research

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Kevin Hope, a graduate assistant in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $100,000 from the Dup15q Alliance. The award will be used to study 15q Duplication, a syndrome that is caused by duplications in a chromosomal region that typically results… Read More


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Associate Professor Lawrence Reiter of UTHSC Receives $108,000 Grant for Autism-Related Syndrome Research

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Lawrence Reiter, PhD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $108,000 from the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research. The purpose of the study is to use a dental pulp stem cell system developed by Dr. Reiter to find gene expression changes in the nerve cells of individuals with Prader-Willi syndrome, both with… Read More