UT’s Research Enterprise Helps Boost State’s Profile

KNOXVILLE – New ideas are a commodity in the knowledge economy, and they are produced every day across the University of Tennessee. Combined with education and training, that innovation is helping boost the growth of the state of Tennessee’s research profile as announced in a report that analyzes the strength of research in the United … Continued


Ramesh Narayanan in reasearch lab
Dr. Ramesh Narayanan, of UT Health Science Center
Photo by Adam Brimer

GTx and the University of Tennessee Research Foundation Enter Into Exclusive License Agreement to Develop SARD Drug Candidate to Treat Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer

MEMPHIS – GTx, Inc. today announced that it has entered into an exclusive worldwide license agreement with the University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) to develop its proprietary selective androgen receptor degrader (SARD) technology which potentially can degrade and inhibit all forms of androgen receptor (AR), including those resistant to current therapies, to inhibit tumor … Continued


UTRF to present at Spark! 2015

Spark! brings together entrepreneurs, investors, industry experts and economic development leaders to explore partnering opportunities. These conferences allow potential licensees to meet inventors and learn about some of UT’s and ORNL’s most promising technologies and capabilities.