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UK HealthCare's New Advanced Eye Care Clinic Enhances Patient Care, Education and Research

In the continuous pursuit of providing unsurpassed excellence in health care to the people of Kentucky and beyond, the UK HealthCare Advanced Eye Care Clinic opened its’ doors to the future of eye care at UK...

Tags - Ophthalmology

Posted - Mar 23Read More

Women in Medicine and Science Hold Annual Visiting Professor Program

Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine will hold its second annual Visiting Professor Program on Thursday, Nov. 3 at UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Pavilion A....

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Posted - Nov 3Read More

Dubey Receives Macular Degeneration Scholar Award

Sushil Kumar Dubey, postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has been selected for the 2016 Charles D. Kelman, MD Scholar...

Tags - Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Research

Posted - Aug 19Read More

Shriners and Patients Celebrate Topping Out of New Facility at UK

Shriners Hospitals for Children and UK Healthcare celebrated an important milestone in the construction of the $47 million Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center (SHCMC) on Tuesday — the “topping out”...

Tags - Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Clinical, Shriner's Hospital

Posted - Dec 3Read More

Fukuda Receives Prestigious Awards Given to Outstanding Japanese Researchers

Dr. Shinichi Fukuda, postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati at the University of Kentucky's Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has received two prestigious awards to...

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Posted - Oct 15Read More

UK HealthCare Physicians Named to 2015-16 Best Doctors List

by Kristi Lopez LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 7, 2015) – UK HealthCare has more than 125 physicians practicing medicine with UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children's Hospital, UK Good Samaritan Hospital and...

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Posted - Oct 7Read More

Markey Hosting Gala to Support Expressions of Courage Exhibit

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center will host a special gala on Saturday, Feb. 7, to support its second annual Expressions of Courage exhibit this summer. Markey's Expressions of Courage exhibit is...

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Posted - Jan 21Read More

HIV/AIDS Drugs Could Be Repurposed to Treat Age-Related Macular Degeneration

A landmark study published today in the journal Science by an international group of scientists, led by the laboratory of Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair of the Department of Ophthalmology...

Tags - Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Posted - Nov 20Read More

UK Study Published in PNAS Reveals Mechanisms of Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration

University of Kentucky researchers led by Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice-chair in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky, have made revealing discoveries...

Tags - Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Posted - Nov 4Read More

Yasuma Receives Fight for Sight Postdoctoral Research Award

Tetsuhiro Yasuma, postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has been selected to receive the 2014 Fight for Sight...

Tags - Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Awards and Recognition

Posted - Jul 28Read More

Wright Receives Retinal Research Foundation Award

Charles Wright, postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has received The Loris and David Rich Postdoctoral Scholar Award...

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Posted - Jun 6Read More

Yasuma Receives Prestigious ARVO/ALCON Award

Reo Yasuma, postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has been named one of only four recipients worldwide to receive the...

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Posted - May 15Read More

Silent Auction Benefits Shoulder to Shoulder Clinic in Ecuador

The University of Kentucky Chapter of the International Federation of Medical Student Associations (IFMSA) will host the 10th annual Art of Healing silent auction on Wednesday, April 2. The auction will be...

Tags - Medical Education, Auction

Posted - Apr 2Read More

Kerur Receives Prestigious Award From National Eye Institute

Nagaraj Kerur, a post-doctoral fellow in the lab of Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has received a prestigious K99/...

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Posted - Mar 19Read More

UK HealthCare Physicians Named to Best Doctors in America Listing for 2014

More than 100 UK HealthCare physicians affiliated with University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children's Hospital and UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital appear on the Best Doctors in...

Tags - Awards and Recognition, UK HealthCare, Clinical

Posted - Feb 20Read More

Williams Named Director of UK Center for Health Services Research

Dr. Mark V. Williams, the new director for the University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research, has a clear vision for the multidisciplinary research center: Applying research to optimize care....

Tags - Center for Health Services Research, Biomedical, 490

Posted - Feb 4Read More