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UK Study Reveals Characteristics of SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein

A new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry provides foundational information about SARS-CoV-2’s spike protein.The spike protein is found on the...

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Posted - Jul 29Read More

UK Study Demonstrates the Benefit of Radiosensitizers in Cancer Treatment

A recent publication in the journal Cells demonstrated the benefit of utilizing drugs to promote radiation sensitivity in models of a rare tumor subtype.The study was conducted in the lab of Dr. Piotr Rychahou...

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Posted - Jul 27Read More

UK Medical Student Lee Kiefer Takes the Gold in Women's Foil

 University of Kentucky College of Medicine student and Lexington native Lee Kiefer became the first American to win a gold medal in an individual foil event defeating reigning Olympic champion Inna...

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Posted - Jul 26Read More

'Behind the Blue': COVID-19 Update With Rebecca Dutch

In her work as chair of University of Kentucky’s Department of Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry, Rebecca Dutch, Ph.D., partners with researchers and faculty from multiple disciplines across the University...

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Posted - Jul 26Read More

College of Medicine to Welcome Class of 2025 to Campuses

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is excited to welcome a new class of medical students across all of its campuses.On Thursday, July 29, and Friday, July 30, 2021, the college will hold White Coat...

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Posted - Jul 23Read More

ACTION Preps Kentucky High Schoolers for Cancer Careers Even Through the Pandemic

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 22, 2021) — Like many teenagers in Appalachia, Chezney Boothe knows the reality of losing a loved one to cancer all too well.“My paternal grandmother had colon cancer, and she passed away...

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Summer Research Experience at UK Inspires Undergraduates

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 21, 2021) — Each summer, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine hosts an intensive, graduate-level research program that sets undergraduates aspiring to become health care...

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Posted - Jul 21Read More

Dr. Luke Bradley Named Acting Chair of Neuroscience

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is pleased to announce that Luke Bradley, PhD, has accepted the position of acting chair of the department of neuroscience, effective Aug. 1.Dr. Bradley, a...

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Posted - Jul 19Read More

UK Experts Tackle Delta Variant Questions

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 19, 2021) — As the SARS-CoV-2 delta variant continues to spread across the United States and hospitals’ COVID-positive intake numbers climb again, many questions remain around both vaccine...

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Posted - Jul 19Read More

Capturing Brilliance: UK Alumnus Michael Huang Behind the Lens

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 15, 2021) — If you ever meet Michael Huang, chances are you’ll see him with a stethoscope hanging around his neck, or a camera strap. Either way, you’ve met Dr. Michael Huang, Lexington...

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Posted - Jul 15Read More

UK Honors Alumnus Whose Gift Will Transform Medical Education in Kentucky

Dr. Michael D. Rankin, a 1980 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, was honored today for his monumental $22 million gift commitment that will transform medical education in Kentucky....

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Posted - Jul 14Read More

Recent Study Identifies 11 Candidate Genetic Variants for Alzheimer’s Disease

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 13, 2021) — A recently published study co-authored by University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging researcher Justin Miller, Ph.D., identifies 11 rare candidate variants for...

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Posted - Jul 13Read More

Learning Communities Help UK Medical Students Build Stronger Connections, Grow Professionally

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine has implemented a system to enhance the medical student experience and ensure optimum professional development, career advising, social connectedness, and...

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Posted - Jul 12Read More

Beverly May Receives 2021 UK-CARES Community Engagement Award

The University of Kentucky Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences (UK-CARES), in partnership with the Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH), recently announced the nominees and the...

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Posted - Jul 12Read More

Rebecca Dutch, PhD, Selected as Vice Dean for Research

After a thorough search, the College of Medicine is excited to announce that Rebecca Dutch, PhD, has been selected to lead the college's research efforts as vice dean for research. James Geddes, PhD,...

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Posted - Jul 6Read More

Q&A: Get to Know Dr. Charles Griffith, Acting Dean

Charles "Chipper" Griffith, MD, has taken over as acting dean for the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Get to know him more in the following Q&A.Q: Why did you want to become a doctor?A: Folks...

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Posted - Jul 6Read More