WATCH: UK Experts Answer Latest Questions About COVID-19 Vaccines, Omicron

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 20, 2022) — As the University of Kentucky begins another semester during the COVID-19 pandemic, experts from across campus are being called upon to answer the many questions being asked by...

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RPTA: An Alliance Aiming to Make UK 'Center of the Universe' for Innovative Cancer Treatment

One of the newest research teams within the University of Kentucky’s Alliance Research Initiative wants to make UK “the center of the universe” when it comes to an innovative cancer treatment.Charles Kunos MD...

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Through ODEI's Moments of Reflection, Strong Friendships were Made

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, physical distancing helped mitigate spread of the virus. But a consequence was that it eliminated opportunities for in-person team building. In a year of trials and tribulations...

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UK Part of National Collaboration to Study Long COVID-19

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 13, 2022) — The University of Kentucky is participating in a nationwide study that seeks to understand why some people have prolonged symptoms (long COVID) or develop new or returning...

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UK, Other Kentucky Medical Schools Team Up for Statewide Blood Drive

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 12, 2022) — The University of Kentucky College of Medicinehas once again teamed up with other medical schools from the state for the monthlong MedMadness Blood Donation Competition.Since...

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New Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Memory Clinic Expanding Research and Enhancing Patient Care

LEXINGTON, KY. (Jan. 11, 2022) — The world looks to The University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging for answers to the mysteries of dementia, and the elderly rely on them for help in charting their...

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As his Medical Career Takes off, Dr. Annichiarico Takes Flight

For Nicholas Annichiarico, DO, last year was one of new beginnings. After completing a physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at the UK College of Medicine, he joined the faculty as an assistant...

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Sanders-Brown Researcher Combines Love of Science and Family at UK

Anika Hartz never planned on becoming a scientist.She’s a pharmacist by trade, who moved to the United States from her home of Germany in 2002 to begin her doctorate at the National Institutes of Health (NIH...

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More than a Year of COVID-19: Medical Students Reflect on Unique Educational Experience

For medical students at the University of Kentucky, the COVID-19 pandemic not only shifted their learning experiences, but also demonstrated to them how prepared they are to impact the world through their...

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UK College of Medicine Students Come Together for Western Kentucky Tornado Relief

Devon Clifton was wide awake in his third-floor apartment as sirens rang and strong tornadoes ripped through western Kentucky late Friday, Dec. 10. The next morning, he saw “gut-wrenching” destruction.Clifton...

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Markey Cancer Foundation Receives ACS Grant to Help Patients Overcome Access to Care Barriers

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 21, 2021) — Cancer patients undergoing treatment sometimes travel far from home to receive the right cancer care, which can create a financial burden. That’s why the American Cancer...

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Graduate Student Gains 'Vital' Experience with VITAL Alliance Researching COVID-19

Martha Sim, MD, a graduate student at the College of Medicine, knew it was possible she would witness a pandemic in her lifetime, but she did not expect it to happen so early in her research career. Yet in...

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How an Experimental Therapy Brought This Markey Patient Back From the Brink

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 20, 2021) — For most who know her, Paris resident Elizabeth Barr goes by a simple nickname — “E.” But Frederick Ueland, MD, her oncologist at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer...

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Researchers Map Glycosylation Patterns Associated With Alzheimer’s Disease

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 16, 2021) — Using new methodology, University of Kentucky researchers have mapped the variations in sugar chains attached to brain proteins from deceased healthy individuals or individuals...

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'Patients Always Remembered Seeing John': How Dr. DeMasi's Memory Lives on at UK

A young John DeMasi foreshadowed his career at 5 years old when he chose his first Halloween costume. Wearing green scrubs from a teddy bear and a stethoscope so big it dragged as he walked, he proudly...

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Emily Scanlon Helps Students Play the Long Game in Their Medical Careers

For medical students, education doesn’t end with Match Day or graduation. It’s a lifelong journey full of continuous learning, skill advancement, and personal growth.As director of student success, Emily...

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