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

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Andy Sarles

Assistant Professor Andy Sarles Breathes Life Into Innovation Most people don’t walk around thinking about their bodies as a marvel of engineering. Then again, most people don’t know nearly as much about the properties of cells and their applications for engineering as Assistant Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering Andy Sarles. Andy specializes in… Read More