Tag: Research


News

New Dates Announced For Global Scientific Conference Recruited to Memphis by UTHSC, TennIRM

|

The International Experimental Biology and Medicine Conference (IEBMC), a major scientific conference being jointly hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the Tennessee Institute of Regenerative Medicine (TennIRM), has been rescheduled with an updated speaker lineup. Originally slated for October 8-10, 2021, the conference is now set to take place April… Read More


News

Joseph Pierre Awarded $423,292 Grant to Study Hirschsprung Disease in Newborns

|

Joseph F. Pierre, PhD, an assistant professor in the Division of Neonatology in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Biochemistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, received a $423,292 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the pathophysiology of Hirschsprung Disease in newborns. Ankush Gosain, MD,… Read More


News

TN-CTSI Awards Pilot Project Funding To Two UTHSC Researchers

|

The Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has announced the latest round of grant recipients from its Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Program. Two UTHSC researchers were each awarded $30,000 for a one-year period. The winners and their projects are: Karen J. Derefinko, associate professor,… Read More


News

The Tennessee Institute of Regenerative Medicine Gains International Reach With New Partnership

|

An institute led by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is gaining international reach, thanks to a new partnership with a worldwide interdisciplinary network. The Tennessee Institute of Regenerative Medicine (TennIRM) has combined forces with the Regenerative Medicine Foundation (RMF) in an informal partnership to promote their common interest in stem cell therapeutics and… Read More


News

Toni Whitaker Receives $3.1 Million For UTHSC’s LEND Program

|

The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a University of Tennessee Health Science Center professor’s efforts to improve health outcomes in children with, or at risk for, neurodevelopmental and related disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders. Toni Whitaker, MD, professor in the Department of Pediatrics and division chief for Developmental Pediatrics in the UTHSC… Read More


News

UTHSC Has Record-Breaking Year Securing $121 Million In Research Grants and Contract Awards

|
uthsc building with sign

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Office of Research announced that annual research grant and contract awards for FY21, which ended June 30, total more than $121 million, a 20.6% increase from last year. The FY21 research award total is $121,700,667. Roughly half of these funds come from federal sources. The faculty of all… Read More


News

The Memphis Institute of Regenerative Medicine Rebrands To Reflect Statewide Reach

|

A cutting-edge University of Tennessee Health Science Center institute, the Memphis Institute of Regenerative Medicine, is rebranding to reflect its growing reach across the state. Effective this month, it will be known as the Tennessee Institute of Regenerative Medicine (TennIRM) in recognition of new statewide partners. As part of the rebranding, Gabor Tigyi, MD, PhD,… Read More


News

UTHSC College of Pharmacy Rises to Number 14 in Research Funding from NIH

|

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Pharmacy rose to number 14 in funding from the National Institutes of Health this year, according to a new listing published by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) of its approximately 140 colleges and schools of pharmacy. “NIH funding is highly competitive, and this… Read More