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Department of Pediatrics Chair Search

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

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Posted - May 31Read More

UK Hosts 8th Annual Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Research Day

The University of Kentucky Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center held its eighth annual Obesity and Diabetes Research Day, highlighting the work of students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty from around the region...

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Posted - May 29Read More

UK Researchers Publish Study on New Therapy to Treat Opioid Use Disorder

Better delivery of medications to treat opioid use disorder (OUD) is key to addressing the opioid crisis and helping the 2.6 million Americans affected by the disease.While FDA-approved medications are...

Tags - Center for Drug Abuse Research Translation, Opiod Abuse

Posted - May 22Read More

Lexington healthcare facility recognized nationally for second time for its stroke treatment and care

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - May is Stroke Awareness Month and every year 800,000 people experience a stroke. In Kentucky, the numbers are not good when it comes to stroke victims. In fact, we live in what some say...

Tags - Neurosurgery, Neurology

Posted - May 15Read More

UK Anesthesiologist Works to Combat Addiction

When Dr. J. Thomas Murphy moved to the United States in 2002 to practice medicine as an anesthesiologist, he'd never even heard of the opioid drug Vicodin. Originally from Canada, Murphy completed his medical...

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Posted - May 14Read More

Students, Postdocs and Faculty Present Latest Findings at Markey Research Day

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center recently held its ninth annual Markey Cancer Center Research Day, highlighting the work of UK students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty from the past year....

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Posted - May 12Read More

UK Receives $4.9 Million to Expand Program for Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder in Rural Kentucky

With a $4.9 million contract from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), the University of Kentucky will expand and improve treatment for pregnant women with opioid use disorder (OUD) in...

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Posted - May 9Read More

UK Pediatrics Recognized as Model in Early Childhood Screenings

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recognized UK HealthCare's General Pediatric Clinic as a model in its implementation of early childhood screenings.By integrating a series of standardized screenings...

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Posted - May 7Read More

UK Honors the 2018-2019 University Research Professors

This week, it was my distinct pleasure to present the University Research Professorship Awards to 14 members of our faculty who have demonstrated excellence in research and creative work that addresses...

Tags - Research, Awards and Recognition

Posted - May 3Read More

Celebrities Announced for 30th Barnstable Brown Derby Eve Gala

 The Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala, internationally recognized as the “premier” Kentucky Derby gala and counted among the “10 Best Parties in the World” by Condé Nast, has announced the celebrity...

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Posted - May 1Read More

Head Injuries and the Path from Pilot Study to Major Grant

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been a hot topic of late as soldiers return from the battlefield and football players from the gridiron with debilitating injuries.To date, treatment for TBI has been limited...

Tags - Research, Grant

Posted - Apr 18Read More

CCTS Conference on Opioids Draws Nearly 1,000 Participants

The 13th Annual Spring Conference of the University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) was held April 13 at the Lexington Convention Center. While the CCTS supports research...

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Posted - Apr 17Read More

UK HealthCare Opens New Kentucky Children's Hospital Lobby and NICU in Chandler Hospital

After years of careful planning, Kentucky Children's Hospital (KCH) unveiled the new Makenna Foundation Welcome Center and Betti Ruth Robinson Taylor Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in UK HealthCare's Chandler...

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Posted - Apr 16Read More

Haist Named Associate Dean for UK's Regional Medical Campus in Northern Ky.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine has announced that Dr. Steven A. Haist will be rejoining the college to serve as associate dean for its Northern Kentucky regional campus. A UK College of...

Tags - Campus Expansion, Northern Kentucky Campus

Posted - Apr 10Read More

Annual Report Spotlights UK Research Impact on Kentucky

How is research at the University of Kentucky transforming tomorrow? The UK Research 2017 Annual Report shares the economic impact of UK research, strategic plan progress, national rankings and innovative...

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Posted - Apr 9Read More

Leading the Fight Against the Opioid Epidemic at National Summit

Few states have been harder hit by the opioid epidemic than Kentucky. Countless lives have been lost, families have been broken and communities have been ravaged. That’s why University of Kentucky physicians,...

Tags - Opioid Treatment, Research

Posted - Apr 5Read More