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Tattoos Can Impair Sweating, Lead to Heat-Related Injuries

A new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology finds that tattooed skin does not sweat as much as non-inked areas of the body, which may have implications...

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Posted - Oct 28Read More

UK Medical Student Earns First-Place in ACS Research Program

A research abstract from Jacob Hubbuch, a third-year student from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, was awarded first place in the Education, Innovation, and Outcomes category of the American...

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Posted - Oct 27Read More

College of Medicine Pride Week Encourages 'Lasting Culture of LGBTQ* Support and Visibility'

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine celebrated the LGBTQ* community this fall during its first annual Pride Week, made possible through a collaboration among the college’s Office of Diversity,...

Tags - Trans Track - LGBTQ Health, ODEI

Posted - Oct 27Read More

Multi-Million Dollar Multidisciplinary Grant Supports Advancement of Epilepsy Research

LEXINGTON, KY. (Oct. 27, 2020) — A $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is supporting a multidisciplinary team of University of Kentucky researchers in continuing their work to find...

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Dr. Matthew Bush Highlights Positive Experience in UK College of Medicine's PhD Program in CTS

Matthew Bush, MD, PhD, MBA, is an experienced clinician, academic leader, and researcher. While he has been directly involved in health care and academia throughout his career, he credits the progress of his...

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Posted - Oct 19Read More

Register for the 10th Annual Markesbery Symposium

The UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, a world leader in Alzheimer's research and community outreach, will hold its 10th annual Markesbery Symposium. There will be a community session and scientific session,...

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Posted - Oct 19Read More

Dr. Jeffrey Selby Named Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

After dedicating more than two years as interim chair of orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine has officially named Jeffrey Selby, MD, chair of his department...

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Posted - Oct 12Read More

Butterfield Recognized as a Leading Alzheimer’s Expert

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 9, 2020) — Allan Butterfield, a professor of biological chemistry in the University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences, has been named among the world’s leading Alzheimer’s disease...

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UK College of Medicine Honors Henrietta Lacks’s Legacy

Henrietta Lacks’s “HeLa” cells continue to influence scientific discovery even after her death from cancer in 1951. These cells have been used to study cancer growth, learn more about viruses, and study drug...

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Posted - Oct 5Read More

New Study Looks at Encoding the Odor of Cigarette Smoke

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 30 2020) — A recent publication in the Journal of Neuroscience by a group of researchers at the University of Kentucky looks at Encoding the Odor of Cigarette Smoke. Tim McClintock, a...

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Posted - Sep 30Read More

Virtual WIMS Day to Provide Networking, Career Development Opportunities

The UK College of Medicine’s Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) will host its sixth annual Visiting Professor Program, also known as “WIMS Day,” this fall as a virtual program. The event will serve as an...

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Posted - Sep 28Read More

Sanders-Brown Research Discovers New Pathway in TDP-43 Related Dementias

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 23, 2020) – Recent work published by researchers at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) highlights what the lead investigator calls the “cornerstone” of her...

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UK Study Highlights Need for Genetic Testing for Kentucky Patients with Lung Cancer

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 23, 2020) – A study led by researchers at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center highlighted differences in patient diagnosis and treatment in those with non-small cell lung...

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Markey Joins National Cancer Consortium to Address the Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Prevention and Treatment

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 22, 2020) – The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center has joined a consortium of 17 cancer centers around the country to better understand the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Women in Medicine Month Spotlight: Dr. Meredith Landorf

Meredith Landorf, MD, recently began a leadership role as assistant dean for the University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Northern Kentucky Campus. Through this position she will oversee and build upon the...

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Posted - Sep 21Read More

UK Researchers Identify COVID-19 Blood Clotting Cause

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 17, 2020) — A new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study may provide answers for why so many COVID-19 patients experience thrombosis, or the formation of blood clots that...

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Posted - Sep 17Read More