UTHSC Inventor’s 100th U.S. Patent, Fellow Innovators Honored at 2019 UTRF Innovation Awards in Memphis

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) held part-two of its 2019 Innovation Awards ceremony in Memphis on December 5, celebrating the ground-breaking achievements of the University of Tennessee Health-Science Center (UTHSC) researchers over the past year. The ceremony’s guest of honor was UTHSC College of Pharmacy’s Dr. Duane Miller, who recently received his 100th… Read More

2019 UTRF Innovation Awards Honor Ground-Breaking Achievements in Innovation and Commercialization

Dr. Peter Tsai honored with prestigious Innovator Hall of Fame Award The 2019 University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) Innovation Awards celebrated a banner year in innovation and marketplace success for university-based technologies. The Knoxville awards ceremony, held on December 4, recognized the UT researchers whose innovations better society. 2019 honorees included researchers who patented… Read More

Following the Molecules: From Drug Discovery to Entrepreneurship

A new startup born at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in Memphis aims to reshape treatment for pediatric leukemia and neuroblastoma. SEAK Therapeutics, LLC, began in the research lab of Pharmaceutical Sciences Professor Wei Li, who also serves as the Director of the UT College of Pharmacy Drug Discovery Center. In 2017,… Read More