UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Patti Little

A passion for innovation and improving patient outcomes. “I believe there is a scientist in each of us,” remarked the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Patti Little, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and physician at Regional One Health. “Need drives innovation. But so does thinking outside the box, extrapolating from what… Read More

Infant Pericardiocentesis Trainer: UTHSC Researchers and Practitioners Collaborate to Develop Life-Saving Technology

A new healthcare invention from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s (UTHSC) Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS) in Memphis is a true testament to scientific collaboration and the power of the University of Tennessee ecosystem. In April 2019, a team of researchers and practitioners debuted an Infant Pericardiocentesis Trainer at the… Read More

Promising New Treatment for Prostate Cancer Also Demonstrates Encouraging Results Against Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Efficacy Preclinical Studies Conducted by UTRF, UTHSC, and Veru Inc.’s University-Industry Partnership Memphis, Tennessee: A research collaboration between the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), the University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF), and biopharmaceutical company Veru Inc. has resulted in a promising next generation oral cancer therapy, VERU-111, which has the potential to treat… Read More