Tag: Physiology

Collaboration Researching Angelman Syndrome Publishes Findings, Receives $2.4 Million Award


A three-way research collaboration at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTSHC) is achieving crucial advances in finding a new target for Angelman syndrome, a rare neurogenetic disorder characterized by intellectual disability, balance issues, motor impairment, and debilitating seizures. Julio Cordero-Morales, PhD, and Valeria Vásquez, PhD, both associate professors of Physiology in the UTHSC… Read More

Research Team Awarded $2.4 Million for Radiation Treatment Study


The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded $2.4 million to Radhakrishna Rao, PhD, vice chair and professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, to develop medical countermeasures to treat gastrointestinal acute radiation syndrome. Radiation exposure due to large-scale nuclear incidents is a global concern. Gastrointestinal… Read More