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Each fiscal year, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center faculty and staff receive over $300 million in sponsored program funding, including support from the National Institutes of Health and private foundations.

Advancing research and economic development is at the core of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center's mission. Research funding has directly contributed to UTHSC's long record of accomplishments in basic science, applied clinical and translational research, and public health, allowing us to continue our contributions to the health of the Memphis-area community. Through collaborative relationships with health care partnerships like St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, we are well-positioned to pave the way for innovative patient-centered research and development with a clinical and translational focus.

UTHSC is the leading State institution for research on the causes, treatment, and prevention of diseases
331 investigators actively performing research at UTHSC in FY2019
1,496 residents, fellows, and post-docs accounted for at UTHSC in FY2020
Over $127 million in grant and contract awards in FY2020.

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Last Published: Nov 18, 2021