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Tennessee Institute of Regenerative Medicine

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Performing basic, clinical and translational research in the areas of stem cell biology, 3D bioprinting, tissue engineering, and global transportation of bioprinted tissues.

The  Tennessee Institute of Regenerative Medicine (TennIRM) brings together the expertise of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, the University of Memphis, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with the goal of translating scientific discovery into new organ repair and replacement therapies for people suffering from organ damage.


Y. James Kang, PhD

Chief Scientist, TennIRM

Professor, College of Graduate Health Sciences, UTHSC

President and CEO, Innolife, Inc.

James Carson, PhD FACSM

Executive Director, TennIRM

Sr. Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, College of Health Professions

Chief, Regenerative & Rehabilitation Sciences Division

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Nov 18, 2022