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Liu Joins Markey as Chair of Toxicology and Cancer Biology

Renowned biochemist Xiaoqi Liu, Ph.D., has been named chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology.Liu’s research involves the molecular mechanisms that cause cancer with the...

Tags - Toxicology and Cancer Biology, Markey Cancer Center

Posted - Oct 25Read More

New Grant Provides Retinopathy Screenings for Diabetics

Diabetes is a complex condition that requires patients to check in with providers across a number of specialties. Multiple appointments with practitioners can mean endless rounds of scheduling, traveling and...

Tags - Ophthalmology, Research

Posted - Oct 24Read More

UK Research Links Signaling Pathways to Combatting Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are an array of conditions that can occur in a person whose mother consumed alcohol during pregnancy. Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), the most severe of these conditions, often...

Tags - Research, Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences

Posted - Oct 19Read More

THE CENTER FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH EXCELLENCE ON OBESITY AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES (COCVD) FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

The NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) on Obesity and Cardiovascular Diseases, in collaboration with the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (CCTS) announce the availability of...

Tags - Research, Grants and Funding, cardiovascular disease

Posted - Oct 18Read More

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Marks Official Opening for the UK College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus

A ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday marked the official opening of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus. The celebration of the new home for faculty, staff and the inaugural...

Tags - Students

Posted - Oct 12Read More

New Simulation Center Will Help Improve Medical Education

UK HealthCare has opened the doors to a new, state-of-the-art simulation facility. The approximately 7,000 square feet space, located on the second floor of University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, will house...

Tags - Medical Education, Students, Simulation

Posted - Oct 5Read More

Register for Markesbery Symposium's Scientific, Community Sessions

Alzheimer's disease wreaks emotional havoc on patients, who are robbed of their memories, their dignity and their lives. It’s financially devastating as well: care for Alzheimer's patients is predicted to top...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Alzheimer's research, Research

Posted - Oct 4Read More

Two Sanders-Brown Studies Show Connection Between Diet, Cognitive Function

We've all experienced a "gut feeling" — when we know deep down inside that something is true. That phenomenon and others, aptly describe what scientists have now demonstrated: that the gut and the brain are...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Research, Alzheimer's disease

Posted - Oct 2Read More

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...

Tags - KNI, Neuroscience

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...

Tags - Sports Medicine

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