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Department of Surgery Chair Search

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine invites applications for the position of chair of the Department of Surgery. The College of Medicine seeks a visionary chair with demonstrated leadership...

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Posted - Oct 1Read More

UK Alumni Association Names Winners of Alumni Professorship Award

The University of Kentucky Alumni Association — with a committee chaired by UK Associate Provost for Faculty Advancement G.T. Lineberry — regularly honors outstanding UK faculty members with the UK Alumni...

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Posted - Sep 28Read More

Cardiovascular Research Day Features Science From Regional, National Researchers

Last week, more than 200 faculty, staff, and trainees from across the nation attended the Gill Heart & Vascular Institute's Cardiovascular Research Day to share the latest research on cardiovascular health...

Tags - Saha Awards, Research

Posted - Sep 26Read More

KNI Clinical-Translational Research Symposium Registration Open

Registration is open for the 2018 Kentucky Neuroscience Clinical-Translational Research Symposium, which will take place Oct. 5, 2018 at the Karpf Auditorium in Pavilion A of the University of Kentucky Albert...

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Posted - Sep 25Read More

UK College of Medicine-Northern Ky. Campus receives Unity Award from Northern Kentucky Chamber

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Northern Kentucky Campus, a collaboration with Northern Kentucky University and St. Elizabeth Healthcare, received the annual Unity Award at the Northern Kentucky...

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Posted - Sep 24Read More

Research Facility Shows What Kentucky Can Do

A research facility expressly devoted to addressing and eradicating the state’s most significant health disparities was opened Friday morning by the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees and President Eli...

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Posted - Sep 21Read More

UK Sports Medicine Research Institute Awarded $4 Million from U.S. Department of Defense

 The University of Kentucky Sports Medicine Research Institute (SMRI) received a $4 million research contract from the United States Department of Defense (DOD) and Office of Naval Research to expand research...

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Posted - Sep 21Read More

New Genetic Ophthalmologist Specializes in Inherited Eye Diseases

Ophthalmic genetics, the branch of medicine concerned with inherited eye diseases, is a relatively new subspecialty with less than 100 practitioners worldwide. In July 2017, the team at UK Advanced Eye Care...

Tags - Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Posted - Sep 13Read More

People Behind Our Research: Barbara Nikolajczyk and the Inflammation-Diabetes Connection

Barbara Nikolajczyk has always had a passion for scientific exploration and discovery. After losing her father to complications from type 2 diabetes, she decided to delve into research examining the connection...

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Posted - Sep 12Read More

2018 Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Gala Donates Over $1 Million to the University of Kentucky Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center

The Barnstable Brown Gala, the premier Kentucky Derby Gala, today donated over $1 million from proceeds from its 2018 Gala to the University of Kentucky Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center. Since 2008, the...

Tags - Diabetes & Cardiovascular, Barnestable-Brown

Posted - Sep 11Read More

Blood, BBQ and Ancestry.com: How One UK Neurologist Tracks Familial ALS

Every summer all over America, family reunions jam park shelters, which rock with the sounds of laughter, the smell of fried chicken and the joys of good-natured ribbing among generations. One particular...

Tags - ALS, Neurology

Posted - Aug 16Read More

Markey Earns Renewal of Prestigious 5-Year National Cancer Institute Designation

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center announced Friday that the National Cancer Institute (NCI) renewed its national cancer center designation for the next five years. The UK Markey Cancer Center...

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Posted - Aug 10Read More

KNI Neurologist's Work Featured in Major National News Outlet

STAT News, a division of the Boston Globe, has published a story about the work of Dr. Edward Kasarskis and his team, who study a familial form of ALS."An Appalachian odyssey: Hunting for ALS genes along a...

Tags - Kentucky Neuroscience Institute, ALS

Posted - Aug 7Read More

Cardarelli Named Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine

Dr. Roberto Cardarelli has been named chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Cardarelli, who is also professor of family medicine, has...

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Posted - Aug 3Read More

UK College of Medicine - Bowling Green Campus Welcomes Inaugural Class

The first class of medical students at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus took their first steps in their medical education by participating in the campus' inaugural White Coat...

Tags - College of Medicine Bowling Green Campus, Student Affairs

Posted - Aug 1Read More

UK Forensic Pathologist is a Storyteller, Wearer of Many Hats

Dr. Greg Davis is a teacher — of students, of peers, of listeners and of juries. The many hats he wears have taken him around the world and back to his beloved Kentucky, all in service to the Hippocratic Oath...

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Posted - Aug 1Read More