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Professor Jonathan H. Jaggar, PhD, of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Awarded $1.5 Million to Study Blood Pressure Regulation by Arterial Smooth Muscle Cell Ion Channels

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded Jonathan H. Jaggar, PhD, Maury Bronstein Endowed Professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), a $1,520,000 grant for his project titled “Blood Pressure Regulation by Smooth Muscle Cell Ion Channels.” The proposal is designed… Read More

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Christopher Waters, PhD, of UTHSC Receives $1.7 Million Grant to Study Mechanisms Related to Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Christopher Waters, PhD, professor and interim chair of the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine, has received a $1.7 million award from the National Institutes of Health for his project titled “ASK1 and Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury.” The study will examine the… Read More

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Tao L. Lowe, PhD, of UTHSC Receives $1.9 Million Grant to Study Innovative Nanotechnology to Treat Diabetic Retinopathy

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Tao L. Lowe, PhD, associate professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and of Biomedical Engineering in the College of Pharmacy, has received a $1.9 million award from the National Institutes of Health for her project titled “Nanogels for Drug Delivery across the BRB to Treat… Read More

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Professors Yao Sun and Lu Lu of UTHSC Receive $1.99 Million Grant for Cardiovascular Disease Research

Yao Sun, MD, PhD, professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), in a multidisciplinary collaborative effort with Lu Lu, MD, professor in the Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics in the College of Medicine at UTHSC, has… Read More

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UTHSC and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital to Host Pediatric Nephrology Tribute to Dr. Russell W. Chesney

Serving as chair for more than 23 years of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Russell W. Chesney, MD, worked tirelessly to advance the field of pediatric nephrology. The legacy Dr. Chesney left behind will be honored during… Read More

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William Armstrong, PhD of UTHSC receives $1.5 million grant to research hormone Oxytocin

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William Armstrong of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Researches Hormone Oxytocin Using $1.5 Million Grant Most women who have had labor induced to deliver their babies have had experience with the hormone oxytocin. William Armstrong, PhD, at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), is conducting research… Read More