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Biochemistry Doctoral Student Receives P.E.O. Scholarship for Women

Katy Brewer, a doctoral student in the University of Kentucky Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, was chosen as one of 100 doctoral students in the United States and Canada to receive a $15,000...

Tags - Biochemistry, Students

Posted - May 26Read More

UK Hosts 7th Annual Barnstable Brown Obesity and Diabetes Research Day

The Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center hosted its seventh annual Obesity and Diabetes Research Day on Thursday, May 18 at the Lee T. Todd Biomedical Pharmaceutical Complex Building. The...

Tags - Barnstable Brown Obesity and Diabetes Research Day, Research

Posted - May 25Read More

Karpf Receives Kentucky Hospital Association’s Highest Honor

The Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA) presented several awards during the Association’s Awards Luncheon on May 19, at the 88th Annual KHA Convention in Lexington. KHA’s highest honor, the Distinguished...

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Posted - May 24Read More

Dr. Brittany Smalls Chosen for Program Aimed at Increasing Diversity in Biomedical Research

Dr. Brittany Smalls, an assistant professor in the University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research, has been selected as a Scholar in the 2017-2018 Programs to Increase Diversity among Individuals...

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Posted - May 23Read More

5 Questions with Dr. Christian Lattermann

Each day brings something different for Dr. Christian Lattermann; that’s one of the things that keeps him passionate about his job. As director of the Center for Cartilage Repair and Restoration at UK Sports...

Tags - Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine, Faculty

Posted - May 19Read More

Under Construction: A New Resource to Target Health Disparities

If you’ve driven along Virginia Avenue, toward main campus, you’ve seen the steel skeleton of the new research building under construction. This is Research Building 2 (RB2), a precious resource and a vehicle...

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Posted - May 18Read More

Researchers Present Work to Fight Cancer Burden at Markey Research Day

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center Research Day is an opportunity for researchers to share their work, and receive feedback from colleagues across campus. An estimated 400 people were in...

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Posted - May 18Read More

Basic Research Vital to Health, Well-being of State, Country

 Colorectal cancer incidence rates have declined by 25 percent in Kentucky in less than 10 years. Death rates have dropped by 30 percent.Why?Among other reasons, screenings have increased significantly, led by...

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Posted - May 15Read More

Evers Elected to Association of American Physicians

University of Kentucky Surgical Oncologist Dr. Mark Evers was recently elected into the Association of American Physicians (AAP). AAP is a nonprofit organization founded for the purpose of advancing scientific...

Tags - Awards and Recognition, Faculty, Surgery, Markey Cancer Center

Posted - May 12Read More

Pediatric Experts Find Aromatherapy Effective for Promoting Infant Healing, NAS Recovery

Pulling away the seal of a fresh aromatherapy patch, Dr. John Daniel took a deep inhalation as the fragrance of lavender and chamomile essential oils permeated his surroundings. Daniel was ending an overnight...

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Posted - May 12Read More

Research-Based Training to Identify Substance Misuse

Even when it’s your job, it’s not easy to ask people about substance use. Kalea Benner’s current research is based on this fact.“I knew from my own experiences as a social work practitioner, even with a decade...

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Posted - May 10Read More

Community Paramedicine Pilot Projects Address Gaps, Reduce Costs of Emergency Medicine

The utility of emergency medical services in the healthcare delivery spectrum is undisputable, as speedy access to medical intervention increases survival for desperately sick people. However, factors such as...

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Posted - May 10Read More

Shoulder to Shoulder Global Celebrates its 10th Anniversary in Ecuador

Celebrating 10 years of continued success and commitment to the Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas community in Ecuador, the University of Kentucky’s Shoulder to Shoulder Global (STSG) and the Hombro a Hombro...

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Posted - May 10Read More

Markey and LLS Host Sixth Annual ‘Meet the Researcher Day’

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) recently hosted their sixth annual "Meet the Researcher Day" on April 27- 28. Meet the Researchers Day is a field...

Tags - Research, Markey Cancer Center

Posted - May 3Read More

Cheever, Brown Appointed to Leadership Positions at UK College of Medicine ̶ Bowling Green Campus

University of Kentucky College of Medicine Dean Dr. Robert DiPaola, in conjunction with UK Provost Dr. Tim Tracy, has announced the appointment of two key positions at the new UK College of Medicine - Bowling...

Tags - Campus Expansion, Faculty

Posted - Apr 28Read More

The NIH Institutional Development Award (IDeA): A Program of Impact

By Vice President for Research Lisa Cassis Recently, we celebrated a new grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), within a program called the Institutional Development Award (IDeA), for a Center for...

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Posted - Apr 26Read More