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

Celebrities Announced for 29th Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala

The Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala, internationally recognized as the “premier” Kentucky Derby gala, and counted among the “Ten Best Parties in the World” by Condé Nast, has announced the celebrity...

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Posted - Apr 26Read More

"Our Story" Featured at Sanders-Brown Annual Dinner

They've hosted astronauts, entrepreneurs, national champions, politicians and world leaders.  But this year, the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging opted to tell "Our Story" at its annual...

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Posted - Apr 24Read More

PATHways Program Demonstrates Success of Evidence-based, Collaborative Approaches to Perinatal Opioid Treatment

After years outside of Kentucky, Dr. Agatha Critchfield returned to her home state to find a patient population inundated with opioid use disorders. As an obstetrician at UK HealthCare, Critchfield was...

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Posted - Apr 19Read More

UK Physiologists Discover Molecular Mechanism for Stabilizing Inner Ear Cells with Implications for Hearing Loss

Mechanosensory hair cells in the inner ear pick up the softest sounds, such as whispers and distant noises. Unlike other cells in the human body, these sensory cells are fragile and finite. At birth, the human...

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Posted - Apr 17Read More

UK to Announce Major Multi-million NIH Grant to Launch New Center to Fight Cancer

The University of Kentucky was recently awarded a prestigious Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant to study the metabolism of cancer from the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences...

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Posted - Apr 17Read More

UK Great Teacher Grateful for Chance to Impact Students at His Alma Mater

When UK College of Medicine Assistant Professor Nathan Vanderford drives to work, he still experiences a sense of awe when he approaches campus."I see the University of Kentucky signs on campus," said...

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Posted - Apr 14Read More

5 Questions with Dr. Craig van Horne

Neurosurgeon Dr. Craig van Horne came to Kentucky from Boston to pursue an idea:  Could peripheral nerve tissue implanted in the brain reduce the symptoms of Parkinson's disease?He says the teamwork and...

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Posted - Apr 11Read More

Future Physicians Participating in Global Health Challenge Video Competition Ask for Your Vote

Three first-year medical students from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine who have a passion for expanding health care access have produced an original and creative video, “Nosotros Para Vosotros...

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Posted - Apr 7Read More

Markey Cancer Center Director Speaks to Alumni

The Greater Louisville University of Kentucky Alumni Club, in corporate partnership with Central Bank and sponsored by UK HealthCare, presents an evening with Dr. Mark Evers, director of the UK Markey Cancer...

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Posted - Apr 7Read More

UK Chandler Hospital Named Among the 100 Great Hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review

UK HealthCare’s University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital has been named among the 100 Great Hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review, a monthly publication offering business and legal news...

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Posted - Apr 5Read More

Pratical Update in Neurology and Neurosurgery Set for May 5

The Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery at University of Kentucky College of Medicine and the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute will offer a Practical Update in Neurology and Neurosurgery on May 5, 2017."...

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Posted - Mar 28Read More

30 Years and Going Strong: Markey's Van Nagell on the Legacy of the Ovarian Cancer Screening Program

As a native of Oldham County, the University of Kentucky has always been close to Dr. John van Nagell's heart.To begin his medical career, van Nagell went Northeast to earn an undergraduate degree at Harvard...

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Posted - Mar 27Read More

UK Neuroscientist Authors Study Using Brain Imaging to Assess Mental States with Criminal Relevance

To prove guilt beyond reasonable doubt, jurors must find evidence a defendant was culpable of a criminal act. Culpability refers to a person’s awareness and mental state, and in cases of criminal conviction,...

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Posted - Mar 23Read More

UK HealthCare's New Advanced Eye Care Clinic Enhances Patient Care, Education and Research

In the continuous pursuit of providing unsurpassed excellence in health care to the people of Kentucky and beyond, the UK HealthCare Advanced Eye Care Clinic opened its’ doors to the future of eye care at UK...

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Posted - Mar 23Read More

College of Medicine class of 2017 learns of residencies at Match Day

On Friday, March 17, the College of Medicine held its annual Match Day ceremony for the class of 2017 at the Keeneland Entertainment Center. As part of The National Resident Matching Program Match Day,...

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Posted - Mar 22Read More