Kleinman Receives American Federation for Aging Research Grant

Dr. Mark E. Kleinman, assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and principal investigator in the laboratory of ocular...

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Posted - Jul 11Read More

Growth through Investment: CCTS Funding Transforms Careers, Research Enterprise

Through early support of promising investigators in fields ranging from lung cancer to Alzheimer's disease to pediatric heart disease, the University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (...

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Posted - Jul 9Read More

Researchers Investigate Mechanism of Alzheimer's Therapy

Researchers at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, led by faculty member Donna Wilcock, have recently published a new paper in the Journal of Neuroscience detailing an advance in...

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Posted - Jul 8Read More

Grundy Receives Outstanding Achievement in Human Rights Award

Chester Grundy, senior diversity advisor to the Dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Kentucky, was a recipient of the Outstanding Achievement in Human Rights Award presented by the Lexington-...

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Posted - Jun 26Read More

UK College of Medicine Students Prepare for Annual Free Community Health Fair Set for Sept. 8

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine, in collaboration with the colleges of pharmacy, dentistry, nursing, health sciences and communications, is preparing to host the annual free community health...

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Posted - Jun 17Read More

UK Scientists Discover Inner-Ear Repair Mechanism

A team of researchers at the University of Kentucky has discovered a two-step mechanism that enables crucial molecular structures inside the inner ear to rebuild themselves after being damaged. Exposure to...

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Posted - Jun 12Read More

Personal Impact: Iraq War Veteran Studies Neurotrauma at UK

He's only 27, but Johnny Cebak is a veteran of combat in Iraq, a University of Kentucky doctoral candidate studying neurotrauma, a survivor of brain trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder himself, and a...

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Posted - Jun 7Read More

Bix Receives NIH Funding for Stroke Recovery Research

Dr. Gregory Bix, Paul G. Blazer J. Professor of Stroke Research in the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging and the UK departments of Anatomy and Neurobiology and Neurology, has received...

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Posted - May 13Read More

Leading the Way in Diabetes and Obesity Research

Physicians and scientists from across the nation will gather at the University of Kentucky on May 13, to discuss the latest trends and current findings in obesity and diabetes research at the Barnstable Brown...

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Posted - May 13Read More

Gill Heart Institute Receives Donation from "Mission Monday" Program

UK HealthCare's Gill Heart Institute received a donation this week from new Lexington business Altar'd State as part of the boutique's "Mission Monday" initiative. Dr. Susan Smyth, chief of cardiovascular...

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Posted - May 10Read More

World-renowned Radiologist to Visit UK for Bluegrass Visiting Professorship

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine will host Dr. Lazslo Tabar as the Bluegrass Visiting Professor for the Department of Radiology. Tabar is a world-renowned pioneer in mammography and breast cancer...

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Posted - May 3Read More

Center on Trauma and Children Moves to College of Medicine

The Center on Trauma and Children (CTAC) has moved to the College of Medicine to facilitate and enhance the translational research activities of the center. CTAC is dedicated to the enhancement of...

Tags - Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Psychiatry

Posted - Apr 26Read More

UK Study Shows Potential New Way to Detect Colorectal and Other Cancers

A unique new study led by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers Guo-Min Li and Libya Gu, in collaboration with Dr. Wei Yang at National Institutes of Health, reveals a novel mechanism...

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Posted - Apr 25Read More

Conference to Focus on New Frontiers in Percutaneous Cardiovascular Therapies

The Gill Heart Institute will host a cardiovascular program titled, "New Frontiers in Percutaneous Cardiovascular Therapies," on May 11 on the University of Kentucky campus. The conference will provide updates...

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Posted - Apr 24Read More

Faculty, Staff and Student Work Highlighted at Markey Cancer Research Day

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center held its annual Markey Cancer Center Research Day April 15, celebrating the advances of cancer research on the UK campus and giving students and postdoctoral...

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Posted - Apr 18Read More

Research Sheds New Light on Traumatic Brain Injuries

Even a mild injury to the brain can have long lasting consequences, including increased risk of cognitive impairment later in life. While it is not yet known how brain injury increases risk for dementia, there...

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Posted - Apr 16Read More