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Dr. Nancy Schoenberg Invited to Present at NIH Behavioral and Social Science Research Festival

Nancy Schoenberg, PhD, professor of behavioral science and director of the Center for Health Equity Transformation, has been invited to present her research at the Behavioral and Social Science Research...

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Posted - Nov 10Read More

Williams Named Assistant Director for Cancer Health Equity at Markey

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 10, 2020) – The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center has appointed Lovoria Williams, Ph.D., as assistant director for cancer health equity, a newly created position within the...

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Award-winning Anchor Juju Chang to Discuss Unconscious Bias in UK Virtual Event

Unconscious Bias: Anti-Asian Bashing in the Age of COVIDTuesday, Nov. 10, 20204:30 p.m. ZoomSpeaker: Juju Chang, Emmy Award-winning co-anchor for ABC Nightline and Good Morning America.Juju Chang, Emmy Award-...

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Kentucky Neuroscience Institute Leading the Way in New Treatment Improving Quality of Life for Complex Epilepsy Patients

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 4, 2020) –  In America, 3.5 million people have epilepsy. Approximately one in 26 people in the United States will develop epilepsy at some point in their lifetime. In Kentucky, more than...

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College of Medicine Pride Week Encourages 'Lasting Culture of LGBTQ* Support and Visibility'

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 2, 2020) — The University of Kentucky College of Medicine celebrated the LGBTQ* community this fall during its first annual Pride Week, made possible through a collaboration among the...

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Multi-Million Dollar Multidisciplinary Grant Supports Advancement of Epilepsy Research

LEXINGTON, KY. (Oct. 27, 2020) — A $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is supporting a multidisciplinary team of University of Kentucky researchers in continuing their work to find...

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UK Study Shows FDA-approved Leukemia Drug May Help Treat Metastatic Melanoma

A new study led by researchers at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and UK Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences demonstrates the potential benefit of using an anti-leukemic drug...

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Posted - Nov 3Read More

10th Annual Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Research Series Taking Place Virtually

Each year at the Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center – Diabetes and Obesity Research Day, researchers from the University of Kentucky and other regional institutes share their current findings and ongoing...

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UK Announces Inaugural Class of AARTS Scholars

The Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC), in collaboration with the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, has selected five undergraduate students for the inaugural African...

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Dr. Fareesh Hobbs Kanga Leads Successful Transition of Clerkship to Virtual Learning

When students at the University of Kentucky were sent home last spring as a precaution early in the COVID-19 pandemic, Fareesh Hobbs Kanga, MD, faced a pair of significant challenges.Dr. Kanga, psychiatry...

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Posted - Nov 2Read More

Tattoos Can Impair Sweating, Lead to Heat-Related Injuries

A new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology finds that tattooed skin does not sweat as much as non-inked areas of the body, which may have implications...

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Posted - Oct 28Read More

UK Medical Student Earns First-Place in ACS Research Program

A research abstract from Jacob Hubbuch, a third-year student from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, was awarded first place in the Education, Innovation, and Outcomes category of the American...

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Posted - Oct 27Read More

Dr. Matthew Bush Highlights Positive Experience in UK College of Medicine's PhD Program in CTS

Matthew Bush, MD, PhD, MBA, is an experienced clinician, academic leader, and researcher. While he has been directly involved in health care and academia throughout his career, he credits the progress of his...

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Posted - Oct 19Read More

Register for the 10th Annual Markesbery Symposium

The UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, a world leader in Alzheimer's research and community outreach, will hold its 10th annual Markesbery Symposium. There will be a community session and scientific session,...

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Dr. Jeffrey Selby Named Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

After dedicating more than two years as interim chair of orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine has officially named Jeffrey Selby, MD, chair of his department...

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Butterfield Recognized as a Leading Alzheimer’s Expert

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 9, 2020) — Allan Butterfield, a professor of biological chemistry in the University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences, has been named among the world’s leading Alzheimer’s disease...

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