Tag: Neurology


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Neurology Resident Plays Country Music’s Most Famous Stage

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UTHSC’s Chief Neurology resident William Mays, MD, joined the ranks of musicians including Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, and Dolly Parton, when his band, the Barbershop Boys, performed at the Grand Ole Opry 2019 Midwinter Convention. “I’ve had the privilege of being able to sing at some exciting places, but this by far is… Read More


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Andrew Wilner Writes New Book

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Andrew Wilner, MD, FACP, FAAN, has published a book that helps physicians to achieve the proper work/life balance. “The Locum Life: A Physician’s Guide to Locum Tenens” is an in-depth discussion about working locum tenens or being employed as a temporary physician. The number of U.S. physicians working in this capacity has doubled, from 25,000… Read More


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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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SIMONS FOUNDATION Highlights Dr. Lawrence Reiter for his Dental Pulp Study

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The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative recently interviewed Dr. Lawrence T. Reiter from the Department of Neurology while he was attending the joint Duplication 15q/Angelman Syndrome Research Conference in Boston, MA. Dr. Reiter’s recent work using dental pulp stem cells (DPSC) to investigate gene expression changes leading to autism and other neurogenetic syndromes is a… Read More