UTRF Internship, Health Science Center Office (Memphis)

Now Accepting Applications for 2021-2022 Internship Program The UTRF internship program is a hands-on opportunity to explore new innovations being developed at UT and  to understand the transition from research to a commercial product. Our interns work closely with UTRF’s licensing staff to provide support for innovation assessments while obtaining valuable experience in preparation for careers that… Read More

UTRF Develops Agreement Enabling Rapid, Long-term Collaboration with Moderna to Fight COVID-19

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Tennessee Research Foundation was hard at work facilitating relationships to connect groundbreaking research from University of Tennessee campuses and institutes with industry need. At the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, UTRF entered into a hybrid agreement with Moderna to leverage technology, expertise… Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. James Dale

UTHSC researcher developing vaccine to help eradicate rheumatic heart disease, saving thousands of lives each year. Anyone who has spent time around children is likely familiar with strep throat, a common bacterial infection treated with antibiotics in high-income countries. However, in low-to-moderate-income parts of the world, this seemingly innocuous infection can become deadly due to… Read More