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...

Tags - Faculty, Stroke, Anatomy and Neurobiology

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...

Tags - Faculty, UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging

Posted - Apr 16Read More

Markey Cancer Research Day Highlights Work of Faculty and Students

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center will host its annual Markey Cancer Center Research Day from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Monday, April 15. Markey Cancer Research Day is an annual event celebrating...

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Posted - Apr 12Read More

College of Medicine Website Profiles

Welcome to the new College of Medicine website. If you are faculty, staff, or a student within the College of Medicine, take a moment to update your public profile! We have placed documentation on how to login...

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Posted - Apr 1Read More

Kyprianou to be Inducted to Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars

Professor Natasha Kyprianou, the James F. Hardymon Chair in Urologic Research at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has been elected to the Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars. The society was...

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Posted - Mar 21Read More

Health Career Enrichment Camp Applications Now Being Accepted

The 2013 Health Career Enrichment Camp sponsored by the University of Kentucky Center for Excellence in Rural Health and the Southeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center will be held June 12 – 25, 2013, in...

Tags - Center of Excellence in Rural Health, Rural Health

Posted - Mar 6Read More

UK Researchers Speak Out: Sequester Will Squelch Scientists-in-Training

“From the standpoint of training the next generation of highly skilled professors, industrial scientists, people to work in government laboratories, people to advance our understanding of disease and advance...

Tags - Physiology

Posted - Feb 26Read More

Study: p38beta MAPK Not Critical to Brain Inflammation

A study by a leading Alzheimer's researcher at the University of Kentucky provides new evidence that will help researchers home in on the molecular mechanisms involved in inflammation of the central nervous...

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

Posted - Feb 18Read More

CCTS Pilot Funding Applications Now Open

The University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) is now accepting CCTS Pilot Applications for 2013. The letter of intent deadline will be Feb. 18, with the committee decision...

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Posted - Jan 29Read More