Connecting Research with Industry Partnership Opportunities to Fight a Pandemic

A University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) virologist and University of Tennessee Foundation (UTFI) fundraiser are working hard to further the holistic process of drug discovery in the fight against COVID-19 through innovative research and industry partnerships. Michael Whitt is the associate dean and chair of the Department of Medical Education in the UTHSC… 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