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Welcome to The Research Rainmaker

The Research Rainmaker showcases the top research news from around UTHSC.

Produced by the Office of Research, The Research Rainmaker was originally created as a newsletter to support our researchers in the advancement of public scholarship, accelerating the application of discoveries, and communicating their significance to many audiences. This online platform is an evolution of both that newsletter and The Office of Research’s web presence, providing a space for us to combine the best of UTHSC’s research news and events channels into a single, dynamic site that presents a compelling picture of UTHSC research.  read more . . .

Featured Story:

A Record-Breaking Year

In 2019, UTHSC achieved record-breaking growth in research funding.  Year-end numbers from the Office of Research show grants and contract awards for FY19 totaling over $100 million for the first time in UTHSC history  This number represents a tremendous leap over a 3-year period, with funding jumping nearly 20%, from approximately $84 million in all sponsored dollars in FY16 to today’s total of $100,349,177.  Roughly half of these funds come from Federal Sources. read more . . .