OAK RIDGE — Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd announced today that CVMR Corporation is relocating its global headquarters to Oak Ridge from Toronto, Canada. CVMR provides materials for additive manufacturing and announced it will create 620 jobs. During recruitment of CVMR, University of Tennessee officials assisted the state and … Continued
Welch Allyn, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Hubble Telemedical, Inc., a privately held health care company founded by UT Health Science Center researcher Edward Chaum and ORNL researcher Kenneth Tobin, who developed a way to provide remote diabetic retinopathy screening and analysis in primary care doctors’ offices and other convenient settings.
Duane Miller, Van Vleet Professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the UT Health Science Center, and Mark Dean, Fisher Distinguished Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UT Knoxville, were announced as fellows of the academy on Tuesday. Both fellows have been working through the UT Research Foundation to protect and promote their discoveries.
Detection of Autism Spectrum Disorder, insect-resistant crops, the ability to pinpoint radiation sources in real time, and improved treatment of age-related macular degeneration are among the recipients of this year’s maturation funding from the University of Tennessee Research Foundation. Technologies invented at the University of Tennessee, like the majority of university discoveries, typically require additional development to attract commercial interest. UTRF awards grants each year through its annual maturation funding program to help researchers advance new technologies on the path to market.
Five University of Tennessee researchers have made the list of the “world’s most influential scientific minds” of the last decade as determined by the most frequently cited articles.