Tag: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Advancing Towards the Future of Medicine: MIRM


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

Welcoming Dr. Kenneth Ataga and the Transformation of Sickle Cell Care in Memphis


In July 2018, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center welcomed Kenneth Ataga, MD, as director of the new UTHSC Sickle Cell Center. Dr. Ataga is also serving as professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, director of the section of Non Malignant Hematology in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, and the director of the Memphis Consortium… Read More

The Snow Days Miracle of Winter 2018 AKA “With a Lot of Help from My Friends” A Message from the Vice Chancellor for Research


A Pictorial Story A blanket of snow in Memphis closed down UTHSC January 15th to the 17th. The challenge faced by the Office of Research was that this coincided precisely with our visit from Nobel Laureate and Professor Dr. Aaron Ciechanover. How did wonderful teamwork and dedication turn this challenge into a memorable experience for… Read More