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Physiology Professor Appointed to Journal’s Editorial Leadership Team

The Journal of Lipid Research, a peer-reviewed journal published by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, has appointed six junior faculty members to its editorial leadership team. One...

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Posted - Apr 9Read More

Making the Connection Between Health Education and Fine Arts

The science of health care and the cultural benefits of the arts have been inextricably tied for James C. Norton, professor in the University of Kentucky Department of Psychiatry and now semi-retired. That...

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UK-AARC: An Alliance Reflecting the Strength of UK’s Aortic Research

Twenty years ago, University of Kentucky researchers Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc, and Lisa Cassis, PhD, stumbled into a research method that contributed greatly to UK’s cardiovascular research growth.Together,...

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UK Undergrads Earn Unparalleled Research Experience as ‘First Authors’

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 7, 2021) — As a Research I institution, the University of Kentucky offers its students opportunities to engage in research across all disciplines — and those opportunities aren’t just...

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PERFORM Alliance Translates Important Research from Bench to Bedside – and Back

Successful research practices find solutions that translate from the bench to the bedside, and while that’s important, Vivek Rangnekar, PhD, underscores that it’s even more effective as a bidirectional and...

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UK Opioid Experts to Present Findings, Share Successes at 2021 Virtual Rx Summit

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 5, 2021)A number of University of Kentucky experts will be giving presentations on their work in the field of opioid use disorder research, treatment and prevention this week at the 2021...

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UK to Host 2 Events Addressing Anti-Asian Violence, Supporting Asian Communities

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 2, 2021) — In the last year, hate crimes and discrimination against Asians and Asian Americans have increased dramatically around the U.S. and the world. Tuesday, April 6, the University...

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UK, Fayette County Schools and Partners Join Forces on STEM Pipeline Program

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 1, 2021) – The STEM Through Authentic Research and Training (START) program at the University of Kentucky is creating a unique pipeline to increase science, technology, engineering and...

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Saha Legacy Continues with Establishment of New Research Center

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 1, 2021) – A new research center focused on aortic disease has been established at the University of Kentucky thanks to a gift from the Saha Foundation.Housed in the Biomedical Biological...

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Sanders-Brown Hosts Discussion & Screening of Documentary Highlighting Robin Williams' Undiagnosed Dementia

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 1, 2021) — The University of Kentucky's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) is partnering with the Lewy Body Dementia Association(LBDA) to host a virtual panel discussion and screening...

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Local Hotel Group Offers Lodging to Markey Cancer Center Patients During Pandemic

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 30, 2021) – When Lexington’s Hope Lodge was forced to close due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a local hotel group partnered with UK HealthCare’s Markey Cancer Center to provide its patients...

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Posted - Mar 30Read More

College of Medicine Departments Make Strides in 2020 Blue Ridge Rankings

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine would like to recognize and congratulate its departments that made it in the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR) 2020 rankings.BRIMR rankings,...

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Posted - Mar 30Read More

Dr. William Stoops Awarded a 2020 APA Presidential Citation

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine congratulates William Stoops, PhD, professor in the departments of behavioral science and psychiatry, who has been awarded a 2020 Presidential Citation from the...

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Posted - Mar 30Read More

Dr. Sally Mathias, Dr. Sylvia Ofei Selected as Fellows for BHEC Academic Leadership Academy

On behalf of the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine is pleased to announce that Sally Mathias, MD, and Sylvia Ofei, MD, MPH, have been selected as fellows...

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Comedian Robin Williams' Struggle with Undiagnosed Dementia is Focus of Documentary

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 29, 2021) — Chances are, comedian Robin Williams has made you laugh.Perhaps you’ve seen his stand-up routine or watched his hilarious physical humor in the 1978 TV sitcom “Mork &...

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DREAM Program Expands Community, Career Development for Health Equity Researchers from Underrepresented Minorities

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 26, 2021) — Since 2018, the Disparities Researchers Equalizing Access for Minorities (DREAM) Scholars Program has supported the training of exceptional, underrepresented pre-docs, post-...

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