UK Awarded $8.8 Million to Support Opioid Treatment for Women in Criminal Justice Settings

The University of Kentucky recently received an $8.8 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, to establish a Clinical Research Center as part...

Tags - Behavioral Science, Opiod Abuse

Posted - Sep 20Read More

Innovative Research Finds HIV Patients at Higher Risk for Blood Clots

Decades of research and treatment advances have helped extend the lives of many people living with HIV, but while these patients live longer, their risk of developing dangerous blood clots increases as much as...

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Posted - Sep 19Read More

Dr. Inabnet Named Chair of Department of Surgery

After an extensive and national search, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine has named William Barlow (Barry) Inabnet, III, MD, chair of the department of surgery, effective Sept. 16.As chair, Dr....

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Posted - Sep 16Read More

'Behind the Blue': How UK Researchers are Working to Beat Pediatric Cancer

The world of pediatric cancer treatment has seen huge advancements in treatments over the past 60 years – in the 1950s, less than 10 percent of children were cured of their cancer. Today, the number of...

Tags - Pediatrics, Biochemistry

Posted - Sep 12Read More

Markey Researchers Solve 100-year-old Scientific Mystery

Researchers at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center have made a breakthrough discovery that solves a mystery long forgotten by science and have identified a potentially novel avenue in pre-clinical...

Tags - Markey Cancer Center, Biochemistry

Posted - Sep 12Read More

Grocery Shop Like a Cardiologist

Grocery shopping can be overwhelming given the number of choices down every aisle and deciding between what is healthy or not can add to that challenge. It is possible to stick to a healthy meal plan – you...

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Posted - Sep 9Read More

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Marks Official Opening of UK College of Medicine-Northern Kentucky Campus

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine joined partners St. Elizabeth Healthcare and Northern Kentucky University on Thursday for a ribbon cutting ceremony that officially marked the opening of its new...

Tags - Medical Education, Campus Expansion

Posted - Sep 5Read More

Dearinger Named Kentucky’s Public Health Commissioner

Dr. Angela T. Dearinger, assistant dean of accreditation with the Graduate Medical Education office and an associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine in the University of Kentucky College of...

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Posted - Sep 3Read More

What Drives Inflammation in Type 2 Diabetes? Not Glucose, Says New Research

To date, the underlying causes of inflammation in obesity and Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have been poorly understood, which has hampered efforts to develop treatments to prevent complications from a...

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Posted - Aug 30Read More

Annual Appalachian Research Day Set for Sept. 18 in Hazard

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) has released the agenda for the fifth annual Appalachian Research Day: Come Sit on the Porch.  The one-day event, which shares results of...

Tags - Center of Excellence in Rural Health, Research

Posted - Aug 28Read More

Igniting Passions: Achieving What’s Wildly Possible

When he came here, Asare Nkansah did not know how he would fit in or what path he might take.This summer, the College of Engineering doctoral student worked alongside others from the University of Kentucky at...

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Posted - Aug 26Read More

College of Medicine's Faculty of Color Network Hosts First Gala

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine's Faculty of Color Network (FCN) is hosting its first gala on Oct. 18. The College is spearheading the event, with the theme, “Undeniable, Uncompromising,...

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Posted - Aug 22Read More

UK College of Medicine Welcomes Inaugural Class at Northern Kentucky Campus

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine welcomed its first class of medical students who will pursue education at its new Northern Kentucky Campus this fall, marking the college’s continuous expansion...

Tags - Northern Kentucky Campus, Medical Education, Students

Posted - Aug 8Read More

The Center for Advanced Translational Stroke Science (CATSS)

The Center for Advanced Translational Stroke Science (CATSS) was established in 2015 to support basic and translational stroke research, to provide an interactive and collaborative environment for research...

Tags - Neurology

Posted - Aug 7Read More

Research Volunteers Drive Discoveries at Sanders-Brown Center on Aging

Myrte Nudd is effervescent and chatty as she talks about her schedule. She teaches seniors at the Lexington Senior Center how to use their new cell phones, tablets and laptops, helps out when her church needs...

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

Posted - Aug 5Read More

BLOG: Record-breaking Research Awards Power UK Innovation

University of Kentucky (UK) faculty received $417.1 million in competitive research awards last fiscal year, a record-breaking increase of $83 million over the previous year.  This astounding 25% increase in...

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Posted - Aug 1Read More