MBJ($): UTHSC reissues RFP for mixed-use development in medical district

MBJ($): UTHSC reissues RFP for mixed-use development in medical district “It did not accurately reflect what we wanted to do based on the feedback we got from the developer community during our survey process of putting the original RFP out.” …. MBJ($): UTHSC reissues RFP for mixed-use development in medical district Continue reading MBJ($): UTHSC reissues RFP for mixed-use development in medical district

LocalMemphis: Surgeon Who Helped Pulse Victims Trained At UTHSC In Memphis

LocalMemphis: Surgeon Who Helped Pulse Victims Trained At UTHSC In Memphis It’s been one year since the deadly attack on Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Monday, the victims were remembered. … 49 people died and more than 50 others were wounded when gunman Omar Mateen opened fire in the popular gay club. … The on-call trauma surgeon that night at Orlando Regional Medical center says his training at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis helped guide him in treating the dozens of victims that came through the emergency room. “We got 35,36 patients in about 30 minutes,” says … Continue reading LocalMemphis: Surgeon Who Helped Pulse Victims Trained At UTHSC In Memphis

CA: Ted Evanoff: Chinese scientists mull new medical technique in Memphis

CA: Ted Evanoff: Chinese scientists mull new medical technique in Memphis   … Let’s say you bruise your kidney in a car wreck at age 30 and the damage persists. Ten years later you need a transplant. What if you could get the bruised kidney to fix itself right after the wreck? You’d never need a transplant. You’d never need a new kidney. Put your own body to work at damage control and it can get your kidney to run good as new. That’s what the scientists in Memphis at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have aimed for. … Continue reading CA: Ted Evanoff: Chinese scientists mull new medical technique in Memphis

MDN: UTHSC Professor Wins Grant To Study Blood Flow

MDN: UTHSC Professor Wins Grant To Study Blood Flow The National Institutes of Health has awarded Dr. Jonathan Jaggar a $1.5 million grant to study proteins that regulate blood pressure and flow in the body. Jaggar is the Maury Bronstein Endowed Professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. According to UTHSC, a better understanding of the ion channel functions regulating blood pressure and flow plays a fundamental role in the development of novel therapies. MDN: UTHSC Professor Wins Grant To Study Blood Flow Continue reading MDN: UTHSC Professor Wins Grant To Study Blood Flow

UTHSC: UTHSC Awarded $500,000 from the U.S. Department of Commerce to Fund Innovative Proof-of-Concept Center, Stimulate Movement of Ideas to Market

UTHSC: UTHSC Awarded $500,000 from the U.S. Department of Commerce to Fund Innovative Proof-of-Concept Center, Stimulate Movement of Ideas to Market The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has received a nearly $500,000 i6 Challenge Award from the United States Economic Development Administration (EDA) to establish a Proof-of-Concept Center at UTHSC in partnership with Memphis Bioworks Foundation. The award was announced recently by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker as part of the EDA’s 2016 Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) program, which aims to expand commercialization programs across the country. The UTHSC Proof-of-Concept Center will be located in Memphis, a … Continue reading UTHSC: UTHSC Awarded $500,000 from the U.S. Department of Commerce to Fund Innovative Proof-of-Concept Center, Stimulate Movement of Ideas to Market

CA: UT Center for Addiction Science tackles substance abuse

CA: UT Center for Addiction Science tackles substance abuse The nation’s first center of excellence in addiction medicine was unveiled in Memphis on Tuesday to help physicians rise to the challenge of treating substance abuse, including the opioid epidemic. The Center for Addiction Science at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine is the first to receive the center of excellence recognition from The Addiction Medicine Foundation, based in Bethesda, Maryland. The foundation accredits physician training in addiction medicine. As the first center of excellence in addiction medicine, the Memphis-based UT College of Medicine’s Center for Addiction … Continue reading CA: UT Center for Addiction Science tackles substance abuse

UTHSC: UTHSC’s Dr. Gabor Tigyi Receives Distinguished Professorship at National Taiwan University

UTHSC: UTHSC’s Dr. Gabor Tigyi Receives Distinguished Professorship at National Taiwan University As a result of a longtime, long-distance research collaboration, Gabor Tigyi, MD, PhD, professor of physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a prestigious appointment at the premier research university in Taiwan. Dr. Tigyi, the new associate vice chancellor for Research and Industry Relations at UTHSC, was recently named a Distinguished Chair Professor with the Center of Biotechnology at National Taiwan University (NTU) in Taipei. The overseas honor stems from his collaborative research with Hsinyu Lee, PhD, professor … Continue reading UTHSC: UTHSC’s Dr. Gabor Tigyi Receives Distinguished Professorship at National Taiwan University

MBJ ($): Local researcher discovers, testing fat-burning molecule

MBJ ($): Local researcher discovers, testing fat-burning molecule The molecule could be used to treat obesity and related conditions.  …. MBJ ($): Local researcher discovers, testing fat-burning molecule Continue reading MBJ ($): Local researcher discovers, testing fat-burning molecule

UTHSC: UTHSC Research Team Led by Dr. Ramesh Narayanan Identifies Molecule That Could Eventually Lead to Possible New Treatment for Obesity

UTHSC: UTHSC Research Team Led by Dr. Ramesh Narayanan Identifies Molecule That Could Eventually Lead to Possible New Treatment for Obesity A team led by Ramesh Narayanan, PhD, MBA, associate professor in the Department of Medicine and director of the Center for Cancer Drug Discovery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has identified a molecule that could eventually lead to a new type of treatment for obesity. A paper by the team detailing the research was published in the latest online edition of FASEB Journal, which is produced by the Federation for American Societies for Experimental Biology. The … Continue reading UTHSC: UTHSC Research Team Led by Dr. Ramesh Narayanan Identifies Molecule That Could Eventually Lead to Possible New Treatment for Obesity

HGN: Business solution competition to launch in the Memphis Medical District

HGN: Business solution competition to launch in the Memphis Medical District EPIcenter is working to connect local businesses to the purchasing power of the Memphis Medical District anchor institutions through a new competition, “Opportunity Operation Challenge.” The nine anchor institutions within the Memphis Medical District (St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, ALSAC, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, Regional One Health, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Baptist College of Health Sciences, Southern College of Optometry and Memphis Bioworks Foundation) annually procure more than $1.2B in goods and services. Their purchasing power bolsters numerous industries throughout the Memphis region and can range from … Continue reading HGN: Business solution competition to launch in the Memphis Medical District