UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Scott Strome

Executive Dean fosters an entrepreneurial culture in UTHSC’s College of Medicine. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s (UTHSC) Scott Strome is passionate about entrepreneurship. From providing investigators with unique access to funding opportunities to bringing high-quality jobs to the community, he believes entrepreneurial efforts add considerable value to universities. Scott serves as the Robert… Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Vince Pantalone

Increased yields – improving and innovating soybean varieties. Soybean oil is one of the most commonly produced and consumed oils in the U.S. Some industries work with crude soybean oil, but partially hydrogenated soybean oil has a long history of use in the food industry. In 2015, the Food and Drug Administration released its final determination that… Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Jeremy Smith

Fighting COVID-19 with supercomputing-based virtual high-throughput screening To date, over four million cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed worldwide. While promising developments for certain drugs used to treat the respiratory virus continue to emerge, there is currently no cure or widespread treatment plan available. A team from UT and Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL) led… Read More