UTRF Feature Story: CTN2, A Statewide Enabling Collaboration for Clinical Trials 

A subsidiary of the University of Tennessee Research Foundation, the Clinical Trials Network of Tennessee (CTN2) facilitates industry-sponsored clinical trials conducted by University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) clinical research faculty across the state. In just three years, the organization has experienced significant growth, enabling collaboration and innovation across the state to the benefit of all Tennesseans.  Launched in… Read More

UTRF Develops Agreement Enabling Rapid, Long-term Collaboration with Moderna to Fight COVID-19

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Tennessee Research Foundation was hard at work facilitating relationships to connect groundbreaking research from University of Tennessee campuses and institutes with industry need. At the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, UTRF entered into a hybrid agreement with Moderna to leverage technology, expertise… Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. James Dale

UTHSC researcher developing vaccine to help eradicate rheumatic heart disease, saving thousands of lives each year. Anyone who has spent time around children is likely familiar with strep throat, a common bacterial infection treated with antibiotics in high-income countries. However, in low-to-moderate-income parts of the world, this seemingly innocuous infection can become deadly due to… Read More