UK Orthopaedic Trauma Research Team Shows the World What Kentucky Can Do

The Orthopaedic Trauma Service research team in UK HealthCare’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine is comprised of a team that has made a tremendous impact despite being formed less than two...

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Posted - Nov 16Read More

Gentry Receives National Award for Outstanding Mentorship

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health, announced that University of Kentucky's Matthew Gentry has received the Landis Award for...

Tags - Biochemistry, Faculty, Faculty Mentoring

Posted - Nov 13Read More

Dr. Lisa Tannock uses expertise to help patients with hormone disorders

Dr. Tannock joined UK in 2004 and is now the chief of endocrinology in the Department of Internal Medicine as well as the associate director of the Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center. Endocrinologists study and...

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Posted - Nov 12Read More

Research Identifies Potential Predictors of Vascular Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in Alzheimer's

Research at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has identified two potential ways to predict vascular cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID) – the second leading cause of dementia behind...

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Posted - Nov 7Read More

Joint Pediatric Heart Care Program Celebrates 100 Surgical Cases

It's been over three years since UK HealthCare's Kentucky Children's Hospital and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center entered into an ambitious partnership to provide pediatric heart surgery services...

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Posted - Nov 1Read More

Barnstable Brown Family Honored with the University of Kentucky All-American Award

The Barnstable Brown family is well-known for a long list of accomplishments and accolades, as well as a long-standing connection to the University of Kentucky. Twins Patricia and Priscilla are former...

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Posted - Oct 25Read More

Liu Joins Markey as Chair of Toxicology and Cancer Biology

Renowned biochemist Xiaoqi Liu, Ph.D., has been named chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology.Liu’s research involves the molecular mechanisms that cause cancer with the...

Tags - Toxicology and Cancer Biology, Markey Cancer Center

Posted - Oct 25Read More

New Grant Provides Retinopathy Screenings for Diabetics

Diabetes is a complex condition that requires patients to check in with providers across a number of specialties. Multiple appointments with practitioners can mean endless rounds of scheduling, traveling and...

Tags - Ophthalmology, Research

Posted - Oct 24Read More

UK Research Links Signaling Pathways to Combatting Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are an array of conditions that can occur in a person whose mother consumed alcohol during pregnancy. Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), the most severe of these conditions, often...

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Posted - Oct 19Read More


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...

Tags - Research, Grants and Funding, cardiovascular disease

Posted - Oct 18Read More

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Marks Official Opening for the UK College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus

A ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday marked the official opening of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus. The celebration of the new home for faculty, staff and the inaugural...

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Posted - Oct 12Read More

New Simulation Center Will Help Improve Medical Education

UK HealthCare has opened the doors to a new, state-of-the-art simulation facility. The approximately 7,000 square feet space, located on the second floor of University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, will house...

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Posted - Oct 5Read More

Register for Markesbery Symposium's Scientific, Community Sessions

Alzheimer's disease wreaks emotional havoc on patients, who are robbed of their memories, their dignity and their lives. It’s financially devastating as well: care for Alzheimer's patients is predicted to top...

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

Posted - Oct 4Read More

Two Sanders-Brown Studies Show Connection Between Diet, Cognitive Function

We've all experienced a "gut feeling" — when we know deep down inside that something is true. That phenomenon and others, aptly describe what scientists have now demonstrated: that the gut and the brain are...

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

Posted - Oct 2Read More

Department of Surgery Chair Search

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine invites applications for the position of chair of the Department of Surgery. The College of Medicine seeks a visionary chair with demonstrated leadership...

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Posted - Oct 1Read More

UK Alumni Association Names Winners of Alumni Professorship Award

The University of Kentucky Alumni Association — with a committee chaired by UK Associate Provost for Faculty Advancement G.T. Lineberry — regularly honors outstanding UK faculty members with the UK Alumni...

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Posted - Sep 28Read More