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Region had a “really good week”

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I was reminded again and again last week just how important this area is to the creation and commercialization of technologies to drive our local, regional and national economies. Since joining Pershing Yoakley & Associates in January, I have visited companies that I did not even know existed – from

Tom Graves focused on helping students

A passion for staying active while also helping inspire college students to become entrepreneurs keeps the University of Tennessee’s Tom Graves excited and engaged in an endeavor that he did not expect when he and his wife moved to Knoxville about seven years ago. Graves, whose official title is Director

Kabalka building better molecules for better medicine

After the name on his business card, George Kabalka’s title could be professor, researcher, innovator, distinguished chair holder, outstanding teacher, PhD, among others. “Professor,” he says. “I enjoy teaching and creating new science, so professor works just fine.” And under that broad umbrella, all of the above mentioned titles fit.

Anderson Center leaders help drive entrepreneurial ecosystem

Alex Miller and Lynn Youngs believe that “a great university is one that solves pressing, real world problems.” They are aggressively implementing this philosophy at the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the University of Tennessee’s (UT) College of Business Administration. Miller, who is Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives,

UT technology to help detect deadly disease

A group of researchers at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine in Knoxville has created technology that provides non-invasive detection of amyloidosis, a disease known to occur in Type 2 diabetes, myeloma, rheumatoid arthritis, Alzheimer’s and other fatal or debilitating diseases.