Category: In the Media


UTHSC Researcher Receives NIH Award for Multimorbidity Research

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A UTHSC researcher has been awarded an R15 grant from the National Institutes of Health for her work to identify and understand trends in age-related multimorbidity. Charisse Madlock-Brown, PhD, assistant professor in the Health Informatics and Information Management Program is the principal investigator on the study titled “Data-Driven Identification of Costly Multi-Morbidity Groupings and Their… Read More

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Celebrates New Space for TN-CTSI

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UTHSC’s Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI) held a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration last week for its new offices on the second floor at 66 North Pauline. Dr. Steven Goodman, vice chancellor for Research at UTHSC, cuts the ribbon on the new offices of the Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI)… Read More

UTHSC and Memphis VA Key Participants in SPRINT MIND Study Showing Link Between Low Blood Pressure and Reduced Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment

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  Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and the Memphis Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center were part of the SPRINT MIND (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial Memory and Cognition IN Decreased Hypertension) multisite clinical trial, which released study findings today showing that intensive lowering of blood pressure reduced the risk of… Read More

New UTHSC Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute Established to Improve Human Health for Southerners

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center have formed the Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI) to address health inequities in the Southern United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the American South represented the largest population growth by region in 2017. Comprised of 17 states stretching from Texas, Oklahoma, and… Read More