LACU Director Receives Federal Award


Congratulations are in order for David Hamilton, DVM, DACLAM, director of the Lab Animal Care Unit (LACU) for receiving a $320,468 federal award to help modernize the UTHSC animal care facility. Dr. Hamilton applied for an R24 grant from the Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health, to purchase an automated animal watering system… Read More

Building on Infrastructure Improvements: Continuing Progress


As the leading State institution for research on the causes, treatment, and prevention of diseases, UTHSC‘s vision, as outlined in the 2016 Operational Strategic Plan for Research (OSPR), is “To become a world-class, interdisciplinary, and research-intensive health science center.”  To foster this vision, the Office of Research has worked to systematically strengthen and grow research… Read More

Improving the Research Infrastructure and Lessening the Administrative Burden on Faculty


As written in the Operational Strategic Plan for Research: “At a time of diminishing grant dollars and increasing competition, it is essential now, more than ever before, that investigators are provided with an outstanding research infrastructure that will enhance their productivity and the research enterprise. Moreover, there is a pressing need to foster an environment… Read More