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CDAR Director Delivers Lecture Reserved for Pioneers in Drug Abuse Research

UK Center on Drug and Alcohol Research director Sharon Walsh will deliver the honorary Marian W. Fischman Lectureship during the College on Drug Dependence Annual Conference, June 17-22 in Montreal, Canada....

Tags - CDAR, Behavioral Science

Posted - Jun 19Read More

UK HealthCare Hospitals Earn AHA Stroke Gold Plus Designation

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association recently honored UK HealthCare's Kentucky Neuroscience Institute (KNI) with the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award...

Tags - Kentucky Neuroscience Institute, Neurology

Posted - Jun 12Read More

Groundbreaking Held for UK College of Medicine - Bowling Green Campus

A groundbreaking ceremony for the University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus was held Tuesday, June 6 at The Medical Center at Bowling Green. This four-year, regional campus medical school...

Tags - Campus Expansion, College of Medicine Bowling Green Campus

Posted - Jun 6Read More

New Book by UK Faculty Member Guides STEM Students in Career Planning

A new book co-written by Nathan Vanderford, University of Kentucky assistant professor in the Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology, guides STEM graduate and postdoctoral students in their career...

Tags - Research

Posted - Jun 2Read More

Third Annual Appalachian Research Day Shares Results of Health Studies

The Third Annual Appalachian Research Day was held May 24 in Hazard, Ky., hosted by the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH). The event invites researchers and community members...

Tags - Center of Excellence in Rural Health, Research

Posted - Jun 1Read More

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...

Tags - Center for Health Services Research

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...

Tags - Research

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...

Tags - Pediatric

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