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Gabor Tigyi Receives Prestigious International Award for Research

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During his 30 years at UTHSC, Hungarian-born Gábor Tigyi, MD, PhD, Harriet Van Vleet Endowment Professor and former chair of the Department of Physiology in the UTHSC College of Medicine, has traveled to his birth country many times. However, in December, the trip back was a milestone. He traveled to Budapest at the invitation of… Read More


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UTHSC and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Collaborate On Cancer Drug Discovery and Development Research

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) will conduct collaborative research with the goal of developing better cancer treatments. Cancer stem cells are inherently resistant to radiation and chemotherapy and are responsible for the majority of cancer relapse cases. The team’s objective… Read More


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Professor Gabor Tigyi, MD, PhD, Receives Honorary Doctorate from Semmelweis University in Budapest

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Gabor J. Tigyi, MD, PhD, professor in the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received an honorary doctorate from Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary. Dr. Tigyi, who was born in Hungary, is the Harriet Van Vleet Endowment Professor in the Department of Physiology… Read More


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UTHSC’s Dr. Gabor Tigyi Receives Distinguished Professorship at National Taiwan University

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As a result of a longtime, long-distance research collaboration, Gabor Tigyi, MD, PhD, professor of physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a prestigious appointment at the premier research university in Taiwan. Dr. Tigyi, the new associate vice chancellor for Research and Industry Relations at… Read More