Tag: Ophthalmology


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Hamilton Eye Institute to Provide Free Cataract Surgery to More Than 50 Patients During Second Annual Ivan Marais Cataract-A-Thon June 15-16

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Tommy Fowler’s vision was reduced to a fog or a blur. “The light would have to be just right, or I couldn’t see. Still, Fowler continued to pursue his daily tasks, until he had a car wreck and knew something had to be done. Fowler, who’s from Rienzi, Mississippi, found help in 2017 through the… Read More


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Vanessa Morales-Tirado of the Hamilton Eye Institute at UTHSC Receives $50,000 Grant for Ocular Immunology Research

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At the Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), ophthalmology and immunology are joining forces to advance medicine. Vanessa Morales-Tirado, MS, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, and the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry in the College of Medicine at UTHSC, is using her background in immunology… Read More


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Health Care Heroes Award Winners Reflect UTHSC’s Commitment to Excellence in Health Education, Research and Delivery

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The 2015 Health Care Heroes Awards bestowed by the Memphis Business Journal are proof that The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is making a difference in Memphis and beyond. Two longtime UTHSC physicians received Health Care Heroes Awards for their work. UTHSC also was well represented among finalists in the annual awards that… Read More


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UTHSC Researchers Unravel Genetics of Iris Disease

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Memphis, Tenn. (June 26, 2013) – When it comes to the iris of the eye, most people are focused on its color – green, blue, brown and so on. But a group of scientists at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) are researching the genetics of iris diseases and have recently published a… Read More