Category: Summer

The Story Behind the Numbers: How UTHSC Hit Its Record-Breaking Year


Annual grant and contract awards secured by UTHSC researchers reached record heights in FY21. The Office of Research reported annual grant and contract awards for FY21, which ended June 30, 2021, totaled $121.7 million, a 20.6% increase from last year. Sponsored dollars in FY20 were approximately $100.8 million; the FY21 total is currently $121,700,667.  Roughly… Read More

Hot Topics Returning This Fall


The Office of Research is excited to announce that the Hot Topics in Research series is returning this fall! Hot Topics in Research is an educational lunch-and-learn series put on by the Office of Research, designed to inform the UTHSC community of opportunities and resources available to them. Since 2016, we’ve had presentations on a variety… Read More

UTHSC Researcher Awarded $3.1 Million


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… Read More

UTHSC Team Published in Cell Reports


Despite thousands of studies, the role obesity plays in cancer risk and outcomes is still not fully understood. Obesity is generally associated with poor survival in cancer patients. Yet it appears to improve the effects of new class of immunotherapy drugs in a number of cancer types, including melanoma, ovarian, and certain lung and kidney cancers.… Read More

Call for Seed Proposals


Seed Grants Available for UT-ORNL Research The University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge Innovation Institute (UT-ORII) is seeking proposals for its second round of seed grants. All UT faculty and Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers are eligible to apply. The deadline for this round of grants is June 28. Over the next five years, UT-ORII plans to… Read More

Research Cores Updates


The Advanced Imaging Core (AIC) is running a REDUCED FEE SPECIAL OFFER THROUGH THE END OF MAY: The AIC’s consultation fee to use the new Zeiss Elyra 7 Super-Resolution microscope has been reduced to $80* till the end of May! On June 1st, 2021, the consultation fee will increase to $100*. Using the same essential… Read More