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UK 'Great Teachers' Excel As Educators — Listeners and Mentors, Too

What makes a good teacher a great one? University of Kentucky students were eager to share their opinions about the best teacher in their lives, nominating them for one of the most esteemed awards on campus....

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Alex Flannery, PharmD, Dr. Asha Shenoi and Dr. Ashley Montgomery-Yates have been inducted as fellows by the American College of Critical Care Medicine.

UK HealthCare Providers Recognized for Contributions to Critical Care Medicine

Three providers with UK HealthCare have been inducted as fellows by the American College of Critical Care Medicine.Asha Shenoi, Ashley Montgomery-Yates and Alex Flannery have been named fellows in the American...

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“Food as medicine” has become a growing health movement — driving consumers to treat what they eat as a means to prevent, manage and possibly even reverse certain conditions. Pete Comparoni | UK Photo.

UK Launches Online Graduate Certificate in Applied Nutrition and Culinary Medicine

A collaboration among three University of Kentucky colleges has resulted in an innovative new online program. Students and health professionals looking to further their education in food as it relates to...

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DDLS Rafael Radi | Photo by Leo Barizzoni

UK Chemistry, College of Medicine to Host Biochemist Rafael Radi March 2, 3

Next week, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and the Department of Chemistry in the UK College of Arts and Sciences will host renowned biochemist Dr. Rafael Radi for two special events on campus....

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Dr. Eseosa Ighodaro Leading the Way in the College of Medicine's MD/PhD Program

As a young student who was proficient in science, Dr. Eseosa Ighodaro, always saw herself pursuing a career in medicine. But it wasn’t until applying to medical school that she discovered there was another...

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UK researcher Ann Stowe seeks to understand how inflammation that occurs in the brain after a stroke can be shaped to support recovery of function that might be lost with injury. Mark Cornelison | UK Photo.

People Behind Our Research: Ann Stowe and Understanding Stroke Recovery

University of Kentucky College of Medicine researcher Ann Stowe describes her career path as nontraditional. After earning a bachelor’s degree in fine arts, Stowe decided to pursue graduate study in biomedical...

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Posted - Feb 19Read More

Dr. Stoops Elected President of National Group Dedicated to Addressing Drug Abuse

William W. Stoops, PhD, professor within the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has been elected as president of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD), the longest standing group in the U....

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Posted - Feb 12Read More

Dr. Zain Guduru and Gregorie Mbuyi outside of the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute. Mbuyi credits KNI with being able to once again walk on his own and provide for his family.

New to America and Facing a Rare Condition, Patient Credits UK for Regaining Ability to Walk

Being unable to walk and unable to provide for his family is not the American dream Gregorie Mbuyi imagined when moving his family to Kentucky from the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2015.“I was feeling...

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Posted - Feb 12Read More

Dr. Stephanie White is the new UK College of Medicine Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion. Pete Comparoni l UK Photo

New College of Medicine Faculty Member Puts Inclusion at the Forefront

Becoming a medical student, from any walk of life, is an unprecedented change. There is a need to understand the particular culture of medical school, and a need for an individual to help students with that...

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Posted - Feb 5Read More

UK Launches $15 Million KeY Treat Study in Perry County

Today, University of Kentucky officials provided updates on the recently launched Kentucky Viral Hepatitis Treatment Project (KeY Treat), a three-year, $15 million study co-funded by the National Cancer...

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Posted - Jan 22Read More

Dr. Carol Husteddem, director of Population Medicine Education, leads a discussion with members of the PCTE grant team.

Family and Community Medicine Team Receives National Award

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s Department of Family and Community Medicine’s Primary Care Training Enhancement (PCTE) grant team was recently selected to receive the Outstanding Educational...

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Posted - Jan 22Read More

Dr. Sarah Tully Marks

Marks Selected as UK's First Bell Addiction Medicine Scholar

Dr. Sarah Tully Marks, assistant professor and the associate residency program director in the University of Kentucky Department of Community and Family Medicine, has been selected as UK’s first Bell Addiction...

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Posted - Jan 21Read More

Dr. Pete Nelson in his lab at the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging. Nelson co-chaired an international workgroup that characterized another form of dementia. Mark Cornelison | UK Photo

UK Researcher Makes 'Top Science Stories of 2019' List by Discover Magazine

An international group of experts led by Dr. Peter Nelson, a neuropathologist at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, is being recognized as one of the top science stories of 2019 by...

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Posted - Jan 16Read More

UK researchers (from left) Matthew Gentry, Haining Zhu and Lisha Kuang co-authored a study that shows a class of antibiotics could be a promising therapy for frontotemporal dementia. Mark Cornelison | UK Photo.

Antibiotics Could Be Promising Treatment for Form of Dementia

Researchers at the University of Kentucky’s College of Medicine have found that a class of antibiotics called aminoglycosides could be a promising treatment for frontotemporal dementia.Results of their proof...

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Posted - Jan 10Read More

New research by the University of Kentucky's College of Medicine reveals that supplementing the body's short chain fatty acids could improve stroke recovery.

Gut Microbes May Improve Stroke Recovery

New research shows that the microorganisms in our gut could help protect brain cells from damage caused by inflammation after a stroke.The study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience by researchers from...

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Posted - Jan 8Read More

Center for Health Equity Transformation Seeks to Improve Health of All Kentuckians

People in Kentucky experience some of the highest rates of cancer, cardiovascular disease, substance use, diabetes and obesity in the nation. These health disparities are the focus of work inside the Healthy...

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Posted - Jan 2Read More