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
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
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
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
An introduction to the Office of Scientific Writing, featuring Kyle Johnson Moore, PhD.
The month of March ended with a slew of NIH awards coming in from UTHSC’s Office of Sponsored Programs. As we wind our way through congratulating each PI and reporting on each project, we want to pause and immediately highlight two awards in particular: $4,407,885 million to Dr. Jim Bailey, MD, MPH, Robert S. Pearce Endowed… Read More
The Office of Research congratulates Drs. Alex Dopico and Anna Bukiya, Chair and Associate Professor, respectively, in the Department of Pharmacology, Addiction Science, and Toxicology, in the College of Medicine at UTHSC, on their appointment as Associate Editors of the newly launched journal, “Advances in Drug and Alcohol Research.” The new publication, the official journal… Read More
An introduction to the Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI), presented by its Co-Directors, Dr. Karen Johnson and Dr. Michelle Martin.
An overview of the Operational Strategic Plan for Research, presented by Steven R. Goodman, PhD, Vice Chancellor for Research
A brief introduction to the Clinical Trials Network of Tennessee (CTN2), presented by Dr. Steven Goodman, President & CEO of CTN2, and Phil Cestaro, Executive Director and Treasurer of CTN2.