Innovation Changing Lives

From slowing down Alzheimer’s Disease to maintaining America’s edge in national security—innovators throughout the University of Tennessee System are using science and collaboration to improve lives and shape the future.
A plastic doll-like infant simulator
Saving Lives Through Simulation

A doll-like simulator, developed at the UT Health Science Center trains doctors to treat infants with life-threatening, rapid buildup of fluid around their hearts.

A close up of a police officer drawign a simulated weapon in a V R hostage situation
Training Police with Virtual Reality

While most police officers don’t find themselves in “use-of-force” situations on a daily basis, the UT Institute for Public Service works to prepare officers for the day they do.