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From establishing a foot clinic for the homeless to developing a novel treatment for dissolving blood clots, the four faculty and staff winners of the 2017 University of Tennessee President’s Awards are using their talents to impact lives across the state and beyond.
The funding will help connect innovative medical researchers and their technologies to business and entrepreneurial expertise via a partnership with Memphis Bioworks. It will also support collaborative efforts with the UT Research Foundation with the goal of offering novel solutions for regional health challenges, and contribute to job creation and economic development in the region and state.
The Center for Addiction Science was founded to address the untreated addiction epidemic, providing clinical treatment services across all demographics. The center is also training physicians to offer alternate forms of pain therapy to avoid over-prescription of opioids.
Hubble Telemedical, a start-up company launched by researchers at ORNL and UTHSC, was acquired by Welch Allyn in 2015. Now renamed RetinaVue Network, the idea will help diabetic patients worldwide with low-cost diagnostic vision screenings.