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Institutes and Consortia

Research Institutes

Institute for the Study of Host Pathogens (ISHPS)
Director: Colleen Jonsson, PhD
The Institute for the Study of Host Pathogen Systems (ISHPS) synergizes infectious disease research among an interdisciplinary group of faculty across the UTHSC enterprise. 
Neuroscience Institute
Director: Matthew Ennis, PhD
The Neuroscience Institute develops and supports multidisciplinary research and training in neuroscience. The institute features basic science and clinical members spanning 10 departments, and fosters neuroscience research through support of neuroscience track graduate students and postdocs, the Neuroscience Imaging Center and Behavioral Core, a robust seminar series, and start-up packages for new faculty. 
Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI)
Co-Director: Karen Johnson, MD, MPH
Co-Director: Michelle Martin, PhD

The Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI) stimulates the discovery and translation of biomedical research into clinical practice to improve population health through a diverse set of services and resources.

Tennessee Institute of Regenerative Medicine (TennIRM)
Executive Director: Gabor Tigyi, MD, PhD

The Tennessee Institute of Regenerative Medicine (TennIRM) performs basic, clinical and translational research in the areas of stem cell biology, 3D bioprinting, tissue engineering, and global transportation of bioprinted tissues. 

Research Consortia

Memphis Consortium on Sickle Cell Disease and Classical Hematology Research
Director: Kennth Ataga, MD

The Memphis Consortium on Sickle Cell Disease and Classical Hematology Research (Center for Sickle Cell Disease), with its affiliated medical centers at Diggs Kraus Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center and Methodist Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, is committed to providing patients with highly personalized care to manage their symptoms associated with the disease so they can live as normal a life as possible.

Tennessee Population Health Consortium
Executive Director: Jim Bailey, MD, MPH, FACP

The Tennessee Population Health Consortium encourages adoption of evidence-based practices, transforms primary and preventive care, and measurably improves health outcomes, quality of life, and health equity for the people of Tennessee.

 

Last Published: Jul 19, 2021