Tag: Office of Research


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UTHSC Team Receives $1.23 Million to Study Ties Between Cellular Nutrient Sensing, Epigenome Regulation

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The National Institute of General Medical Sciences recently awarded $1.23 million to Ronald “Nick” Laribee, PhD, associate professor in the department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). Dr. Laribee is the lead investigator on a project to determine how the epigenome receives… Read More


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Memphis Institute of Regenerative Medicine Recruits Global Scientific Conference to Memphis

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The Memphis Institute of Regenerative Medicine (MIRM) is hosting a major international scientific conference in Memphis this fall with the Society of Experimental Biology and Medicine (SEBM) and its journal Experimental Biology and Medicine (EBM). The International Experimental Biology and Medicine Conference (IEBMC) is slated for October 8-10, 2021 at the Central Station Hotel in… Read More


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UTHSC Team Receives $2 Million For Diabetes Pathophysiology Study

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The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases recently awarded a team of UTHSC researchers $1.99 million for their work to advance understanding of the pathophysiology of prediabetes, diabetes, and related complications. Sam Dagogo-Jack, MD, professor of Medicine and director of the General Clinical Research Center, is a principal investigator, along with Nawajes… Read More


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UTHSC’s Jonathan Wall Receives $1.79 Million To Develop New Amyloidosis Treatment

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The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases recently awarded Jonathan Wall, PhD, professor in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Graduate School of Medicine in Knoxville, a $1.79 million grant for his study titled “Developing a Theranostic Immunotherapy for Systemic Amyloidosis.” Amyloidosis is a rare disease that occurs when abnormal protein… Read More


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Dr. Jonathan Jaggar Receives $2.3 Million For Blood Pressure Research

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The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute 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 $2.3 million grant for his study titled “PKD proteins in endothelial cells.” The proposal’s goal is to provide a new understanding of how… Read More


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Office of Research Names New Director of Scientific Writing

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In order to better serve the research community at UTHSC, the Office of Research has named  Kyle Johnson Moore, PhD, as the new director of the Office of Scientific Writing, as of January 2021. In this role, Dr. Johnson Moore will assist research faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and students in the writing of successful research grants… Read More


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Research Study Management Series Kicks Off With Presentation on Effective Communication

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More than 90 participants attended the first session in the Research 102 series Tuesday hosted by the UTHSC Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI) and the Office of Clinical Research Development (OCRD). Research 102 is a series of six, one-hour lectures designed to address advanced topics related to conducting research. It’s designed for investigators,… Read More


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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Celebrates New Space for TN-CTSI

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UTHSC’s Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI) held a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration last week for its new offices on the second floor at 66 North Pauline. TN-CTSI was established in 2018 to address the health inequalities in the state of Tennessee. Its mission is to stimulate the discovery and translation of… Read More