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UK Global Ophthalmology Hosts Inaugural Outreach Clinic

On May 5, the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, in partnership with the Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) and the Huffman &...

Tags - Ophthalmology, Center of Excellence in Rural Health

Posted - Jun 1Read More

UK Global Ophthalmology Program to Host Award-Winning Film

The University of Kentucky Global Ophthalmology (UK GO) program, a new program with a mission to prevent avoidable blindness by fighting eye disease across the Commonwealth and beyond, has partnered with the...

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Posted - Dec 13Read More

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...

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Posted - Mar 23Read 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...

Tags - Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Research

Posted - Oct 15Read 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, 490

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 - 490, 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, 490

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...

Tags - Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Posted - May 15Read 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/...

Tags - Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Awards and Recognition

Posted - Mar 19Read More

Bastos-Carvalho Receives Bayer Grant

Ana Bastos-Carvalho, a visiting scholar in the Ambati research group in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, received the Global Ophthalmology...

Tags - Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, 490

Posted - Jan 13Read More

Ambati Receives Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award

Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and professor in the Department of Physiology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine,is one of...

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Posted - Dec 17Read More

UK's Arts In Healthcare Program Announces Holiday Programming

Everyone wants to be home for the holidays. Unfortunately, hospital patients don't have that luxury. For those who are unable to enjoy the comforts of a holiday at home, the UK Arts in Healthcare program has...

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Posted - Dec 2Read More

Alzheimer’s Disease Trial at UK is First of its Kind Worldwide

A new clinical trial being conducted at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) and the UK Alzheimer’s Disease Center (ADC) may signal new hope in the future for those who might be...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Alzheimer's research

Posted - Dec 2Read More