Tag: Keiichi Sumida

TN-CTSI Awards Pilot Project Funding To Two UTHSC Researchers


The Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has announced the latest round of grant recipients from its Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Program. Two UTHSC researchers were each awarded $30,000 for a one-year period. The winners and their projects are: Karen J. Derefinko, associate professor,… Read More

Associate Professor Keiichi Sumida of UTHSC Receives $2.9 Million to Study Alternative Cause of Chronic Inflammation in Kidney Disease


Patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) face an increased risk of death due in part to cardiovascular problems caused by chronic inflammation. Efforts to reduce this inflammation have tended to target dialysis-related procedures and the accumulation of toxic waste products. These efforts have been largely unsuccessful, and researchers, such as Keiichi Sumida, MD, MPH,… Read More