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UTHSC, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Hold One of Most Diverse Biorepositories in Nation

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Memphis, a city where 64% of the population is Black, now has one of the largest genetic databases of people with African ancestry in the United States. This winter, researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, in collaboration with the Regeneron Genetics Center, sequenced the DNA of… Read More


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Gosain elected to American Society for Clinical Investigation

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Ankush Gosain, MD, PhD, FACS, FAAP, professor and vice chair for academic affairs in the Department of Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), one of the oldest and most prominent honor societies for physician-scientists. Dr. Gosain is one of fewer than… Read More


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UTHSC College of Medicine Leaders Make List of Exceptional Women in Medicine

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Four executive leaders from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Medicine were named to the Castle Connolly Top Doctors list of Exceptional Women in Medicine. Nominated by their peers, the doctors were selected after undergoing a rigorous screening process conducted by Castle Connolly’s physician-led research team. Among the many UTHSC physicians listed,… Read More


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UTHSC Researchers Test New, Safer Fixative for Tissue Samples

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Faculty and student researchers from the Department of Diagnostic and Health Sciences in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Health Professions are researching safer alternatives to current methods of performing a laboratory process critical in the preservation, analysis and diagnosis of tissue samples. Their findings were recently published in the peer-reviewed Journal… Read More


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UTHSC/UCH Reducing COVID-19 Testing Hours Starting Tuesday, Jan. 18

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The UTHSC/UCH COVID-19 testing site is reducing its hours based on demand.

The UTHSC/UCH COVID-19 testing site at 3 N. Dunlap Street will reduce hours of operation to reflect declining demand. Starting Tuesday, January 18, the site will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Staffed and run by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and its clinical partner, University Clinical Health, the site opened… Read More


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UTHSC, UCH to Open Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Site January 5

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UTHSC and UCH have been leaders in COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites in the community.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and its clinical practice partner, University Clinical Health (UCH), will open a drive-through COVID-19 testing site for the community on Wednesday, January 5, on the UTHSC campus. Located in the driveway area of the Van Vleet Building at 3 North Dunlap Street, the site will be open… Read More


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Buckley Confirmed as New Chancellor for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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Dr. Peter Buckley

Peter F. Buckley, MD, became the 11th chancellor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) today, after a unanimous confirmation vote by the University of Tennessee System Board of Trustees. His appointment is effective February 1, 2022. Most-recently dean of the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and executive vice president of medical affairs for the VCU Health… Read More


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Public Art Installation Draws Attention to Pedestrian Safety

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Dozens of pedestrian cutout figures installed in the greenspace on the UTHSC campus stand as silent reminders of those who lost their lives while walking on Memphis streets in 2020.

Faculty, staff, and students arriving at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center this morning, as well as motorists traveling on Madison Avenue where it bisects the campus, were met with a stark and silent reminder of a major public safety problem across the city. A traveling art installation set up in the green space… Read More