UTRF Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Zachary Ruble and Dr. Daniel Pack

Filtering Out the Noise, In Search of a Signal The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a mainstay of modern life. We use it every day, but most of us have little understanding of how it works – or its vulnerabilities. Yet as technology advances, GPS signal vulnerability is a growing problem: Intentional or inadvertent satellite… 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