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
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.
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… Read More
There is perhaps no field more relevant to the future of medical care than regenerative medicine. With the potential to heal or replace tissues and organs damaged by age, disease, or trauma, regenerative medicine stands to bypass obstacles posed by current transplant therapy, which suffers from limited donor supply and often severe immune complications. The… Read More
According to the 2017 National Diabetes Statistics Report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 30.3 million Americans had diabetes as of 2015. The report also showed that people living in the southern and Appalachian areas of the U.S. had the highest incidence of diabetes. In the Mid-South and Mississippi Delta region, the… Read More
“Tennessee’s state-wide multi-site clinical trial facilitator – Hospital operated, academically supported, powered by a robust research enterprise data ware- house, for superior performance and increased sponsor engagement.” The Clinical Trials Network of Tennessee (CTN2) has been activated. It will operate as a separate 501(c)(3) subsidiary of the University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF), the non-profit… Read More