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ALS Equipment Loan Closet Assists Patients with Lou Gehrig's Disease

Last month, the UK HealthCare ALS Clinic earned a coveted recognition from the ALS Association: ALS Association Certified Treatment Center of Excellence. The certification honors UK's commitment to ALS...

Tags - ALS, Research

Posted - Sep 11Read More

UK Student Co-Authors Paper on Recruiting Blacks/African-Americans for Dementia Research

In a paper published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, lead author Eseosa Ighodaro, Ph.D., encouraged fellow researchers to address the challenges associated with studying dementia in Blacks/African-...

Tags - Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, Students

Posted - Aug 31Read More

COCVD Pilot Grant 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...

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Posted - Aug 24Read More

Former Wildcat Standout Faces a New Opponent: ALS

Everyday, approximately 15 people learn they have Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. ALS is a progressive neurological disease that affects the nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord, eventually stealing...

Tags - multidisciplinary care, ALS

Posted - Aug 21Read More

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UK Chandler Hospital Best in the State, UK HealthCare Specialty Services Nationally Ranked

UK HealthCare’s University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital remains the No. 1 hospital in Kentucky and the Bluegrass Region, according to the U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals Rankings...

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Posted - Aug 8Read More

UK Partners with Community to Answer Environmental Health Questions Through New Research Center

The University of Kentucky was awarded a five-year, $7.4 million National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) grant to establish the UK Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences...

Tags - Research, Rural Health

Posted - Aug 7Read More

New Study Discovers "Killer Peptide" That Helps Eliminate Resistant Cancer Cells

A new study by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers shows that when therapy-sensitive cancer cells die, they release a "killer peptide" that can eliminate therapy-resistant cells.Tumor...

Tags - Research, Cancer

Posted - Aug 4Read More

UK College of Medicine-Bowling Green Prepping for Inaugural Class of 2018

This time next year, the inaugural class of medical students at the new University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus will be attending their very first course, kicking off an exciting new...

Tags - College of Medicine Bowling Green Campus, Medical Education, Students

Posted - Jul 28Read More

Matthew Gentry: Biofuels, Epilepsy and Science Advocacy

By Vice President for Research Lisa Cassis ThursdayIn May, it was my distinct pleasure to present Matthew Gentry with a University Research Professorship award. He was one of 16 faculty, selected by their own...

Tags - Research

Posted - Jul 26Read More

Li Named Director of Office of Value and Innovation in Healthcare Delivery

Dr. Jing Li has been named associate director of the University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research and the new director of the Office of Value and Innovation in Healthcare Delivery (OVIHD). Li...

Tags - Center for Health Services Research

Posted - Jul 23Read More

Owensboro Health Joins UK Markey Research Network

Owensboro Health has joined the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center Research Network (MCCRN).With this new relationship, patients in Western Kentucky and Southern Indiana will have easier access to...

Tags - Cancer, Markey Cancer Center

Posted - Jul 20Read More

Physician-Pharmacist Teams Benefit Brain Health in Older Patients

New findings from University of Kentucky faculty published in Alzheimer’s Research and Therapy demonstrate the value of physician-pharmacist teams in providing elderly care.As people age, the number of...

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Posted - Jul 19Read More

The People Behind Our Research: "You Have to Follow the Science Where it Takes You"

A peek at Matthew Gentry's professional profile reveals a long list of honors and awards.A National Science Foundation Faculty Career Development Award.A National Institutes of Health Pathway to Independence...

Tags - Research

Posted - Jul 17Read More

Renay Scales, PhD Named Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion

Renay Scales, PhD, will serve as the Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion. She will begin her new position at the College of Medicine in late August. Currently the Director of Faculty Development and...

Tags - Diversity, Faculty

Posted - Jul 13Read More

UK Center for Health Services Research Awarded $4.5 Million from CMS for Accountable Health Communities

With a $4.5 million award from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, researchers in the University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research (CHSR)  have established the Kentucky Consortium for...

Tags - Center for Health Services Research, Research

Posted - Jul 10Read More

Head of Duke University’s Practice Plans Selected as UK’s Next EVPHA

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto today announced that the leader of one of the country’s largest and most renowned academic physician practice plans will be UK’s new Executive Vice President for...

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Posted - Jul 7Read More