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In Review: Quarterly Scientific Meetings Spotlight Student Research


The mission of the College of Graduate Health Sciences (CGHS) is to “improve the knowledge about human health through education, research, and public service, with an emphasis on improving the health of Tennesseans.” One way the College seeks to fulfill this mission is by hosting Quarterly Scientific Meetings (QSM). CGHS began the meetings in 2012 as… Read More

Making Music: The CORNET Awards


As modern research methods have become more specialized and the true complexity of today’s most pressing health issues and diseases is revealed, coordinating teams of investigators with diverse skills and knowledge has shown to be especially helpful in tackling these obstacles. A growing trend pithing biomedical research is cross-disciplinary science in which researchers with training… Read More

UT Startup Company Announced as Winner of the Tennessee Venture Challenge


A Knoxville-based startup company, Peroxygen Systems, Inc., claimed the grand prize at the 2016 Tennessee Venture Challenge (TVC) competition for budding entrepreneurs in early April. Ming Qi of Peroxygen Systems, Inc. received $20,000 from the University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF), winning over five other startups whose principals pitched their business ideas to a panel of investors. The Tennessee Venture Challenge, hosted by the… Read More