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UK, ArtemiLife Partner to Test for Anti-Cancer Activity of Artemisia Annua Extracts

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 3, 2020) – The University of Kentucky and ArtemiLife Inc. will collaborate on a clinical study using the extract of a medicinal plant grown in Kentucky to test for anti-cancer activity of...

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UK First in Kentucky to Offer One-Time Microseed Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 3, 2020) — The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center is the first medical facility in Kentucky to offer Concure Oncology’s Microseed radiation therapy for patients with early-stage...

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PILOT PROJECT FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

The NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) on Obesity and Cardiovascular Diseases, in collaboration with the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (CCTS) announce the availability of...

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Curriculum Team Develops New Course for M3s Amid Pandemic

Thanks to quick thinking and collaborative efforts by faculty and staff of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, a new course was developed to alleviate some of the disruption to the medical student...

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UK medPRIDE: Promoting Inclusivity, Addressing Needs of LGBTQ+ Community at College of Medicine

When Blake Herald began his journey at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, he sensed there was something missing, something that would ensure a more inclusive environment for him and his fellow...

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UK Receives Prestigious Grant from National Institute of Neurological Disorders

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 22, 2020) — University of Kentucky College of Medicine scientist Matthew Gentry is one of 20 recipients of a prestigious R35 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders (...

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UK Neurology Chair Co-authors National Paper on Stroke Care During COVID-19

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 26, 2020) — The COVID-19 pandemic, with reported cases in more than 200 countries, is a worldwide crisis challenging all aspects of health care systems around the globe. Managing the...

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UK Neurologist Believes MS Diagnosis Guidelines Need Updated

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common demyelinating disorder in young adults but getting an accurate diagnosis can be tricky. The diagnosis is difficult as there is not one single test that can determine...

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Posted - May 22Read More

UK College of Medicine Presents Awards to Outstanding Class of 2020 Members

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine would like to congratulate two standout graduating medical students for their exemplary work in pursuit of their education, leading them to receive the college’s...

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Posted - May 19Read More

Kentucky Medical Schools Come Together for State-Wide Blood Drive

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine has teamed up with other medical schools in the state for MedMadness – a month-long blood donation competition. Since it started on May 1, the UK College of...

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Northern Kentucky Campus Selects UK College of Medicine Alumna as New Assistant Dean

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is excited to announce its selection of a highly qualified alumna to serve as assistant dean of its Northern Kentucky Campus. Meredith Landorf, MD ’01, will...

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Posted - May 18Read More

Neuroscience Researchers Keep Momentum Going with Online Seminar Series

Mere days after the COVID-19 pandemic forced limitations on research in laboratories, a team of neuroscience-related researchers from the UK College of Medicine figured out a way to keep the important...

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Posted - May 18Read More

Course Variety in MSMS Program Helped Courtney Kelson Find Her Calling

With the intention of eventually pursuing a career in medicine, Georgia native Courtney Kelson earned her bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from Georgia State University. But after learning the full...

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Posted - May 18Read More

Marc and Taylor Kai Continue Medical Education Journey Together

When the clock struck noon on Match Day in March, medical students across the nation simultaneously learned where they would complete their residency. For Marc Kai and Taylor Kai, they were matched to the same...

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Posted - May 14Read More

HEAL investigator Dr. Michelle Lofwall holds up a single dose of a naloxone nasal spray. UK Photo | Pete Comparoni

UK HEALing Communities Strategy Fast-Tracked Due to COVID-19

Since the $87 million HEALing Communities Study was announced just over a year ago, the University of Kentucky and its community and state partners have been working diligently to lay the groundwork to get the...

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A group of University of Kentucky professors and scientists is working to identify possible direct therapeutic approaches to treat COVID-19.

UK Research Team Has Work Highlighted in AAAS' Science Journal

A group of University of Kentucky professors and scientists efforts to identify possible direct therapeutic approaches to treat COVID-19 was published in the Perspectives section of the most recent issue of...

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