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Dr. Marilyn Duncan Elected to Serve on University Senate Council

Marilyn Duncan, PhD, a driven researcher and well-regarded professor in the department of neuroscience, has been elected to serve on the University Senate Council, the executive body of the University Senate. ...

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Alzheimer's Awareness Month Q&A with Dr. Daniel Lee

Daniel Lee, PhD, is an associate professor at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Department of Neuroscience and a researcher at the UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, an internationally recognized...

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UK’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Director Elected as AAAS Fellow

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 24, 2020) — Linda J. Van Eldik, director of the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of...

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UK Researchers Advancing Wastewater Testing to Track COVID-19

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 18, 2020) — Researchers in the University of Kentucky’s College of Medicine and College of Engineering are testing a new technology to evaluate wastewater to track community presence of...

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'I’ve Just Been Blessed' – Markey Patient Grateful for Early Diagnosis of Lung Cancer

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 17, 2020) — When Lexington resident Brenda Spillman came down with pneumonia in 2016, the illness lingered in her lungs, gradually causing her to lose her breath. For three weeks, she...

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Morehead Obstetrics Gynecology Team Donates Blankets to Domestic Violence Shelter

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, the obstetric gynecology team at UK Morehead Women’s Healthcare donated blankets to D.O.V.E.S. (Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter), which...

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Posted - Nov 11Read More

Vanderford Receives Kentucky Academy of Science’s Excellence in Science Education and Outreach Award

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 11, 2020) – The University of Kentucky’s Nathan Vanderford received the 2020 Excellence in Science Education and Outreach Award from the Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS) last Friday....

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On Veterans Day, We Honor Those Who Serve

Veterans Day is a time to recognize individuals who have made the honorable decision to protect our country's freedom through military service. Below, we are honoring four of our of our very own faculty...

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Dr. Nancy Schoenberg Invited to Present at NIH Behavioral and Social Science Research Festival

Nancy Schoenberg, PhD, professor of behavioral science and director of the Center for Health Equity Transformation, has been invited to present her research at the Behavioral and Social Science Research...

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Posted - Nov 10Read More

Williams Named Assistant Director for Cancer Health Equity at Markey

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 10, 2020) – The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center has appointed Lovoria Williams, Ph.D., as assistant director for cancer health equity, a newly created position within the...

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Award-winning Anchor Juju Chang to Discuss Unconscious Bias in UK Virtual Event

Unconscious Bias: Anti-Asian Bashing in the Age of COVIDTuesday, Nov. 10, 20204:30 p.m. ZoomSpeaker: Juju Chang, Emmy Award-winning co-anchor for ABC Nightline and Good Morning America.Juju Chang, Emmy Award-...

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Kentucky Neuroscience Institute Leading the Way in New Treatment Improving Quality of Life for Complex Epilepsy Patients

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 4, 2020) –  In America, 3.5 million people have epilepsy. Approximately one in 26 people in the United States will develop epilepsy at some point in their lifetime. In Kentucky, more than...

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

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 2, 2020) — 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...

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UK Study Shows FDA-approved Leukemia Drug May Help Treat Metastatic Melanoma

A new study led by researchers at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and UK Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences demonstrates the potential benefit of using an anti-leukemic drug...

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10th Annual Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Research Series Taking Place Virtually

Each year at the Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center – Diabetes and Obesity Research Day, researchers from the University of Kentucky and other regional institutes share their current findings and ongoing...

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UK Announces Inaugural Class of AARTS Scholars

The Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC), in collaboration with the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, has selected five undergraduate students for the inaugural African...

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