Jayne Wu and Shigetoshi Eda Photo by Adam Brimer

UT Professors License Innovative Point-of-Care Diagnostic Device

Most diagnostic devices on the market today are expensive and can take hours or even several days to provide results. Since 2009, Jayne Wu and Shigetoshi Eda have been collaborating to develop a low-cost device that is easy to use, portable, and can detect infectious diseases and pathogens in a matter of minutes.


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