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Sanders-Brown Grant Trains New Generation of Dementia Researchers

The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has been awarded a $2 million grant by the National Institutes of Health to train the next generation of dementia researchers. The T32 training grant, “...

Tags - Research, UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging

Posted - Apr 2Read More

Family Medicine Doctors at UK Provide Care for Every Age

People lead busy lives and managing doctor appointments for the entire family can be challenging, especially if a different physician is needed for each family member according to age or health concern....

Tags - Family and Community Medicine

Posted - Mar 30Read More

UK HealthCare Physicians Are Named to 2017-18 Best Doctors in America

UK HealthCare has more than 130 physicians practicing medicine with University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children's Hospital, UK Good Samaritan Hospital who appear on the Best Doctors...

Tags - Ranking, Faculty, Clinical, UK HealthCare

Posted - Mar 26Read More

Third Neurogastronomy Symposium Explores What We Eat and Why

Humans have a complex relationship with food:  it is sustenance, it is a livelihood, it is an emotional reward, and it can be medicine. As the obesity epidemic illustrates, it can be the opposite of medicine,...

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Posted - Mar 22Read More

The Big Reveal: Medical Students Learn Residency Locations on Match Day

After four years of medical school and numerous interviews, University of Kentucky College of Medicine students found out where they will continue their medical education in residency programs. Match Day is a...

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Posted - Mar 20Read More

SCoBIRC Symposium Registration Open

Registration is now open for the 24th Annual Kentucky Spinal Cord & Head Injury Research Trust Symposium, which will be held on Thursday, May 10, 2018, in the Lee T. Todd, Jr. Building at the University of...

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Posted - Mar 19Read More

King's Daughters joins Markey Affiliate Network

King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Ky., has entered into a new affiliation with the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, the state's only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center.By...

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Posted - Mar 16Read More

When Minutes Matter, UK's Level-1 Pediatric and Adult Trauma Centers Can Mean the Difference in Life or Death

Car crashes,  motorcycle accidents, falls from a rooftop or a cliff,  gunshot wounds and even injuries from tornadoes.  These are some of the types of incidents that can lead to being rushed to the hospital....

Tags - Trauma, Pediatric

Posted - Mar 15Read More

St. Elizabeth Healthcare Joins Markey Affiliate Network

St. Elizabeth Healthcare announced Friday that it has joined the Markey Cancer Center Affiliate Network, further expanding its relationship with the University of Kentucky.The UK Markey Cancer Center is the...

Tags - Markey Cancer Center, Clinical

Posted - Mar 5Read More

Training Kentucky's Next Generation of Cancer Fighters

For Carrigan Wasilchenko – and so many others hailing from Eastern Kentucky – cancer is not just a public health issue. It's also a problem that hits far too close to home. "I don't think I know one person who...

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Posted - Mar 5Read More

Registration, Abstract Submission Available for Appalachian Research Day

University of Kentucky researchers and doctors work closely with communities throughout Appalachia to learn more about health issues and improve wellbeing. Appalachian Research Day, led by the UK Center of...

Tags - Center of Excellence in Rural Health, Appalachian Kentucky, Research

Posted - Feb 27Read More

New Study Shows Repurposing Leukemia Drugs May Prevent Melanoma Metastasis

Data from a new study led by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers shows that repurposing drugs used to treat leukemia has promise for preventing melanoma metastasis.Published in Science...

Tags - Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences, Research

Posted - Feb 26Read More

Are Humans 'Smeller Underachievers?' Not So Fast…

Historically speaking, smell is the Rodney Dangerfield of the human senses. A series of scientific mischaracterizations rooted in (of all things) the religious politics of 19th century France and perpetuated...

Tags - Physiology, Research

Posted - Feb 26Read More

People Behind Our Research: Sally Ellingson Uses Big Data and Machine Learning to Improve Drug Development

From childhood excellence in art and math, Sally Ellingson has built a robust career in computational drug discovery. The graduate of joint program with the University of Tennessee and Oakridge National...

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Posted - Feb 26Read More

How is an Olympian's Heart Different?

It's common knowledge that exercise is good for our muscles. Regular workouts help tone the muscle we have and build more muscle on top of that.But the heart is a muscle too. When you exercise, your heart "...

Tags - Gill Heart Institute, Saha Cardiovascular Research Center

Posted - Feb 19Read More

'Healthy Hearts for Women' Spotlights Cardiovascular Research

In a society that values gender equality, it's important to remember that there are differences between the sexes that directly impact health.One area in critical need of further study is cardiovascular health...

Tags - Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences, Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, Research

Posted - Feb 14Read More