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

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Rajashekhar Gangaraju

New Vision for Treating the Effects of Diabetes Diabetes is among the most prevalent diseases in the world. Though chronic sufferers experience a wide range of complications, one of the most devastating conditions is diabetic retinopathy – a leading cause of blindness in adults across the United States. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s… Read More

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