UTHSC Inventor’s 100th U.S. Patent, Fellow Innovators Honored at 2019 UTRF Innovation Awards in Memphis

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) held part-two of its 2019 Innovation Awards ceremony in Memphis on December 5, celebrating the ground-breaking achievements of the University of Tennessee Health-Science Center (UTHSC) researchers over the past year. The ceremony’s guest of honor was UTHSC College of Pharmacy’s Dr. Duane Miller, who recently received his 100th… 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

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