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

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