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Dr. Alex Dopico of UTHSC Named to National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

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Alex Dopico, MD, PhD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has spent more than two decades researching the effects of alcohol on the brain. Nationally funded and well-regarded for his work, Dr. Dopico will now have an opportunity to make an impact on a national level on research and policy focusing on… Read More


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Professor Radhakrishna Rao of UTHSC Receives $1.68 Million Grant Renewal for Intestinal Function Research

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Radhakrishna Rao, PhD, professor in the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a $1.68 million grant renewal from the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases to study the mechanisms of how the intestine blocks certain toxins from entering the bloodstream.… Read More


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Dr. Guoyun Chen of UTHSC Receives $332,250 Grant for Septic Shock Research

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Sepsis is a serious medical condition caused by an overwhelming immune response to infection. Despite availability of antibiotics, the mortality and hospitalization of patients with severe sepsis has increased rapidly, causing approximately 200,000 deaths each year in the United States alone. Guoyun Chen, MD, PhD, and his research team are hoping to investigate further and explore… 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 on the neuronal mechanisms governing… Read More