One of the world’s leading biological physicists, John P. Wikswo, PhD, University Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, and Physics at Vanderbilt University, has joined the Tennessee Institute of Regenerative Medicine (TennIRM) and UTHSC as an adjunct faculty member. Dr. Wikswo is also an A.B. Learned Professor of Living State Physics and… Read More
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), an independent nonprofit whose mission is to help people make informed healthcare decisions, recently shone a spotlight on research being done by the Diabetes Wellness and Prevention Coalition (DWPC), one of the cornerstone initiatives of the UTHSC Tennessee Population Health Consortium. PCORI featured the Management of Diabetes in… Read More
Congratulations are in order for David Hamilton, DVM, DACLAM, director of the Lab Animal Care Unit (LACU) for receiving a $320,468 federal award to help modernize the UTHSC animal care facility. Dr. Hamilton applied for an R24 grant from the Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health, to purchase an automated animal watering system… Read More
The Office of Research is pleased to announce that Kyle Johnson Moore, PhD, director of Scientific Writing, recently earned her Medical Writer Certified (MWC®) credential. This credential defines the scope of medical writing practice and distinguishes individuals in the field. The credential is given by the Medical Writing Certification Commission (MWCC) of the American Medical… Read More
Bruce Keisling, executive director of the UTHSC Center on Developmental Disabilities (CDD), recently received a new $113,670.00 award from the Department of Health and Human Services. The grant is part of a $150 million federal investment by the Biden administration to expand the public health workforce within the Administration for Community Living’s disability networks. The… Read More
UTHSC Vice Chancellor for Research, Dr. Steve Goodman, was recently honored for his work as editor in chief of Experimental Biology and Medicine, a peer-reviewed journal of multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research in the biomedical sciences. Leadership of the Society of Experimental Biology and Medicine (SEBM), which publishes the journal, presented Dr. Goodman with a surprise… Read More
Congrats to Dr. Kui Li, professor in the department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Biochemistry, and Dr. Lu Lu, professor in the department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics for their newly funded collaborative grant! Drs. Li and Lu are multiple PIs on a $423,500 award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for their… Read More
We’re celebrating a new cross-college collaborative project that just snagged national funding! The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases has awarded $372,680 in support of the study, “Muscle GPRC6A regulation of protein turnover with overload and disuse recovery.” James Carson, PhD, FACSM, senior associate dean for Research and Graduate Studies in the… Read More
After seven years of dedicated service as senior associate vice chancellor for Research, Steven L. Youngentob, PhD, has announced plans to retire from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, effective June 30th.
Over the next two months, Dr. Youngentob will work with his replacement, Dr. Wesley Byerly, to ensure a smooth transition. Dr. Byerly joined UTHSC on May 2nd.