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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

Ambati Elected to National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, and professor of physiology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has been elected Fellow...

Tags - Research, Awards and Recognition, Faculty, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Posted - Dec 15Read 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

Ambati Lab Receives $2.4 Million Grant to Study Newly Discovered Source of DNA

The John Templeton Foundation, a philanthropic organization devoted to rigorous scientific research and scholarship, has awarded a three-year, $2.4 million grant to Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati and his research team...

Tags - Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Research

Posted - Nov 1Read 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...

Tags - Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Research

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

Ambati Receives CNIB Chanchlani Global Vision Research Award

The Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) recently announced Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky...

Tags - Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Faculty, Awards and Recognition

Posted - Sep 2Read 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...

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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

Ambati Receives 2014 SEC Faculty Achievement Award

Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine has been named one of 14 recipients of the 2014 SEC Faculty Achievement...

Tags - Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Awards and Recognition, Faculty

Posted - Apr 11Read More