2020 UTRF Technology Maturation Grant – Call for Submissions

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) is announcing a call for submissions for the twelfth annual UTRF Technology Maturation Grant program. The annual maturation program aims to assist researches in advancing new technologies on the path to market by awarding up to $15,000 in direct costs to the highest ranking proposals. The program is… Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Darryl Quarles

The Clinical Investigator: A Path to Improving Patient Outcomes It’s not often the same doctor who treats patients in a clinical practice also conducts scientific research in a laboratory. But then again, L. Darryl Quarles isn’t a typical doctor. Darryl is a physician-scientist, or as he puts it, “both a clinician and investigator.” He’s currently… Read More

Tennessee’s Triangle of Biotech Innovation

There’s a triangle of teamwork in the state of Tennessee that’s developing the future of targeted therapeutics. The UTHSC College of Medicine, UTHSC College of Pharmacy, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory are combining efforts and expertise to create breakthrough treatments for renal (kidney) disease – an extraordinary scientific and academic effort that’s already attracting commercial… Read More