Tag: Liza Makowski

Dr. Liza Makowski Aims to Transform Cancer Care by Understanding Obesity and Cancer Connections


When Liza Makowski, PhD, moved to Memphis to join the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, she amplified her goal of making a difference in the cancer space. Dr. Makowski leads the Makowski Lab at UT Health Science Center, with a goal to study how obesity and immune cells like white blood cells affect cancer… Read More

UTHSC’s Liza Makowski Receives $100,000 Breast Cancer Research Grant From The Mary Kay Foundation


Liza Makowski, PhD, a professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology and a research member of the Center for Cancer Research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is one of 10 recipients of $100,000 grants from The Mary Kay Foundation to continue her research into triple negative breast cancer. The cancer research… Read More

UTHSC’s Liza Makowski, PhD, Authors Paper on New Study Highlighting the Role of Sugar Metabolism in Heart Disease, Obesity


Liza Makowski, PhD, professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has published a paper in the Journal of Immunology that provides novel insights into the biochemistry of the sugar glucose in immune cells critical to obesity and heart… Read More