Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Harry Kochat

Plough Center Director dedicated to safely transitioning innovative drug discoveries out of the lab and to patients who need them In 2012, over 700 patients across 20 states received tainted steroid injections, resulting in 64 deaths. Tennessee had 153 of these cases and 16 deaths. This multi-state outbreak of fungal meningitis and other infections emphasized… Read More

UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Jamie Coble

UTK researcher uses data analytics to ensure safety and reliability in nuclear industry. One University of Tennessee, Knoxville, researcher is using data analytics to make informed decisions about the nuclear power industry and help usher in a carbon-neutral, dependable energy future. Jamie Coble is an associate professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at UT,… 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