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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Marks Official Opening of UK College of Medicine-Northern Kentucky Campus

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine joined partners St. Elizabeth Healthcare and Northern Kentucky University on Thursday for a ribbon cutting ceremony that officially marked the opening of its new...

Tags - Medical Education, Campus Expansion

Posted - Sep 5Read More

Dearinger Named Kentucky’s Public Health Commissioner

Dr. Angela T. Dearinger, assistant dean of accreditation with the Graduate Medical Education office and an associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine in the University of Kentucky College of...

Tags - Faculty

Posted - Sep 3Read More

What Drives Inflammation in Type 2 Diabetes? Not Glucose, Says New Research

To date, the underlying causes of inflammation in obesity and Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have been poorly understood, which has hampered efforts to develop treatments to prevent complications from a...

Tags - Research, Diabetes

Posted - Aug 30Read More

Annual Appalachian Research Day Set for Sept. 18 in Hazard

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) has released the agenda for the fifth annual Appalachian Research Day: Come Sit on the Porch.  The one-day event, which shares results of...

Tags - Center of Excellence in Rural Health, Research

Posted - Aug 28Read More

Igniting Passions: Achieving What’s Wildly Possible

When he came here, Asare Nkansah did not know how he would fit in or what path he might take.This summer, the College of Engineering doctoral student worked alongside others from the University of Kentucky at...

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Posted - Aug 26Read More

College of Medicine's Faculty of Color Network Hosts First Gala

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine's Faculty of Color Network (FCN) is hosting its first gala on Oct. 18. The College is spearheading the event, with the theme, “Undeniable, Uncompromising,...

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Posted - Aug 22Read More

UK College of Medicine Welcomes Inaugural Class at Northern Kentucky Campus

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine welcomed its first class of medical students who will pursue education at its new Northern Kentucky Campus this fall, marking the college’s continuous expansion...

Tags - Northern Kentucky Campus, Medical Education, Students

Posted - Aug 8Read More

The Center for Advanced Translational Stroke Science (CATSS)

The Center for Advanced Translational Stroke Science (CATSS) was established in 2015 to support basic and translational stroke research, to provide an interactive and collaborative environment for research...

Tags - Neurology

Posted - Aug 7Read More

Research Volunteers Drive Discoveries at Sanders-Brown Center on Aging

Myrte Nudd is effervescent and chatty as she talks about her schedule. She teaches seniors at the Lexington Senior Center how to use their new cell phones, tablets and laptops, helps out when her church needs...

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

Posted - Aug 5Read More

BLOG: Record-breaking Research Awards Power UK Innovation

University of Kentucky (UK) faculty received $417.1 million in competitive research awards last fiscal year, a record-breaking increase of $83 million over the previous year.  This astounding 25% increase in...

Tags - Research

Posted - Aug 1Read More

UK HealthCare is No. 1 in Kentucky; Cancer Care Ranks 33rd Nationally in U.S. News & World Report Ratings

UK HealthCare’s University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital remains the No. 1 hospital in Kentucky and the Bluegrass Region for the fourth consecutive year, according to the 2019-20 Best Hospitals ...

Tags - Ranking, UK HealthCare

Posted - Jul 30Read More

Preclinical Study of Therapeutic Strategy for Lafora Disease Shows Promise

A team of scientists have designed and tested a novel and promising therapeutic strategy for treating Lafora Disease (LD), a fatal form of childhood epilepsy. This new type of drug, known as an antibody-enzyme...

Tags - Biochemistry

Posted - Jul 26Read More

New Clinic Will Serve People with Substance Use Disorders

An estimated 21 million Americans struggle with substance use disorders each year. Unfortunately, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, only about 10 percent of those...

Tags - Psychiatry

Posted - Jul 23Read More

Behind the Blue: Sanders-Brown Director Linda Van Eldik Looks to the Future of Alzheimer's Research

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 - Alzheimer's disease, Research

Posted - Jul 3Read More

For Scottie Day, 'No Bigger Honor' Than Caring for Kentucky's Children

From the time he was five years old, Scottie Day knew he was going to be a doctor."I don't remember what the drive was," said Day. "But I knew that's what I was going to do."Day hails from Smilax, a small town...

Tags - Pediatrics, Faculty

Posted - Jun 27Read More

UK HealthCare Awarded National Top Quality Honor for Safer Opioid Practices

America’s Essential Hospitals, a national trade association, has recognized UK HealthCare for its work to develop safer opioid usage practices within an academic health system.America's Essential Hospitals,...

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Posted - Jun 21Read More