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University of Tennessee Health Science Center researcher recieves $1.5M NIH grant - Memphis Business Journal

“For the second time this week, a professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been awarded a million dollar grant.

Christopher Waters, a professor and vice chair in the Department of Physiology, has received a grant totaling $1.5 million from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute subsidiary of the National Institutes of Health. 25 more words

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MBJ: UTHSC professors receive grant from U.S. Department of Education

“Two University of Tennessee Health Science Center researchers have received a $1 million grant from The U.S. Department of Education.

Ilsa Schwarz, professor emeritus, and Jillian McCarthy-Maeder, assistant professor in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, will use the funding to support the training of master’s level students for literacy and language outcomes. 13 more words


Ed Funding Wish List

The 86th General Assembly’s first legislative session opens January 12, 2015 and the education funding wish list is already adding up:

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MBJ: UTHSC professor receives funding for bone marrow research

“A University of Tennessee Health Science Center has received a grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for stem cell research.

Jeffery Klco, an assistant professor in the Department of Pathology in the College of Medicine at UTHSC, received $700,000 over five years for his research in how disrupting signals in bone marrow and influence blood stem cells. 32 more words

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MDN: Ivey, U of M Seek to Boost Transportation Sector

“Dr. Stephanie Ivey never intended to get into the transportation field. After earning her doctorate in engineering from the University of Memphis, Ivey had planned on being involved in environmental work but, through a series of twists and turns, accepted a position at the U of M focused on transportation. 108 more words

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Senator Alexander on Education: More of the Same

Now that Republicans have gained control of the Senate, we are looking to see how they will enact education reform. And if Senator Lamar Alexander from Tennessee becomes the chairman of Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee as expected, he will continue with the standard GOP agenda. 84 more words

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How School Choice Could Help the Middle Class

The problem is, we are not teaching our children what they need to learn to success in today’s economy, according to Kent Grusendorf’s report for the Texas Public Policy Foundation.   129 more words

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