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UK Study: Healthy Dietary Intake Associated With Lower Brain Iron, Better Cognition in Older Adults

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 26, 2021) — Research conducted at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine suggests that higher intake of specific nutrients is associated with lower brain iron concentration and...

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Markey Makes Major Impact on National Genomics Trial

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 24, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center hit another major milestone in its collaboration with the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN) — since joining...

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UK Researcher a Force in the Fight Against Lyme Disease

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 20, 2021) — At a time when incidence of Lyme disease is rising across the U.S., a study led by University of Kentucky College of Medicine researcher Brian Stevenson, Ph.D., may provide a...

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African American Research Training Scholars Present Neuroscience Research at 1st Symposium

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 18, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC) hosted a symposium last week featuring its first class of African American Research Training...

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Watch Live: UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Receives $14.5 Million to Continue Alzheimer's Disease Research and Outreach

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 18, 2021) — Watch live at 10:30 a.m. as the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) announces $14.5 million in renewed funding for its Alzheimer’s Disease Research...

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New Markey Initiative Helps Affiliates Deliver Cancer Care Closer to Home

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 17, 2021) —​ The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center launched a new initiative to create a connected, integrated statewide cancer provider network. As the only cancer center in...

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UK Computer Scientist Brings Tech Expertise to New Alliance

The innate ability of Cody Bumgardner, PhD, to work with computer systems was evident in high school. Computers were being installed in one of his school’s first computer labs, and when workers unboxed the...

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Pilot Grants Expand Substance Use Research Opportunities

By Elizabeth Chapin WednesdayLEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 11, 2021) — New pilot grants at the University of Kentucky are supporting innovative research to further understand causes and treatments of substance use...

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BLOG: UK, Fayette County Schools' STEM Pipeline Program

As summer camp season wraps up and a new school year begins, this “Research Made Possible” podcast shares how University of Kentucky researchers across campus are targeting science, technology, engineering and...

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Intergenerational Initiative Will Offer Toys with a Purpose in Hazard

HAZARD, Ky. (Aug. 9, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH) in Hazard, Kentucky, in partnership with the Kentucky Appalachian Rural Rehabilitation Network (KARRN),...

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'Everything has been Gearing' Dr. Hal Marmolejos for Medical Career

No matter the question, no matter the person who asked it, 7-month-old Ehdisyn Marmolejos had a habit of shaking her head “no” in response.But when her father, Hal Marmolejos, asked her one day if he should go...

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New UK Study Offers Insight on How Resistance Training Burns Fat

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 9, 2021) — Findings from a new University of Kentucky College of Medicine and College of Health Sciences study add to growing evidence that resistance exercise has unique benefits for fat...

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UK Alumnus on COVID-19 Frontlines in Liberia

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 6, 2021) — When times are tough, a University of Kentucky alumnus can always be found helping others. In the case of Mosoka Fallah, Ph.D., it’s more than just a helping hand — it’s...

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UK Study Identifies Potential Target for Bacteria Behind Tooth Decay

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 6, 2021) — Findings from a University of Kentucky College of Medicine study could lead to a new way to combat the bacteria responsible for tooth decay.The research led by Natalia Korotkova...

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New Leadership Looks to the Future of UK Gill Affiliate Network

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 3, 2021) – Dr. Rick McClure has deep roots in the University of Kentucky and UK HealthCare communities.In 1983, he earned his medical degree from the UK College of Medicine, followed by...

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Behavioral Science Launches White Coats for Black Lives Fellowship

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 3, 2021) — University of Kentucky College of Medicine students Thailandria Daniels and Megan Stewart were recently awarded inaugural Department of Behavioral Science White Coats for Black...

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