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Healthy Hearts for Women Virtual Symposium and WIMS Virtual Round Table

The seventh annual Healthy Hearts for Women virtual symposium will take place Friday, Feb. 5, 2021. A virtual round table hosted by Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) will follow the symposium.8:30 a.m.-...

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Posted - Jan 22Read More

Wethington Award Recipients Donate $80K to UK's CRISIS Program

Each year, the University of Kentucky rewards exceptional research faculty with the Wethington Awards, a way to acknowledge great work while incentivizing extramurally sponsored research activity.After...

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Posted - Jan 11Read More

Dr. Kevin Pearson Named Director of Inclusive Research Initiatives

As part of its commitment toward creating a more inclusive work and learning environment, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine has established additional leadership roles in the Office of Diversity,...

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Posted - Dec 14Read More

Dr. Brian Stevenson Receives Two Major Grants to Study Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne bacterial disease in the U.S., with 200,000 new cases each year. While incidence in Kentucky typically has been relatively low, the incidence of the tick vector,...

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Posted - Dec 7Read More

Dr. Marilyn Duncan Elected to Serve on University Senate Council

Marilyn Duncan, PhD, a driven researcher and well-regarded professor in the department of neuroscience, has been elected to serve on the University Senate Council, the executive body of the University Senate. ...

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Posted - Dec 1Read More

Alzheimer's Awareness Month Q&A with Dr. Daniel Lee

Daniel Lee, PhD, is an associate professor at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Department of Neuroscience and a researcher at the UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, an internationally recognized...

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Posted - Dec 1Read More

On Veterans Day, We Honor Those Who Serve

Veterans Day is a time to recognize individuals who have made the honorable decision to protect our country's freedom through military service. Below, we are honoring four of our of our very own faculty...

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Posted - Nov 11Read More

Dr. Nancy Schoenberg Invited to Present at NIH Behavioral and Social Science Research Festival

Nancy Schoenberg, PhD, professor of behavioral science and director of the Center for Health Equity Transformation, has been invited to present her research at the Behavioral and Social Science Research...

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Posted - Nov 10Read More

Award-winning Anchor Juju Chang to Discuss Unconscious Bias in UK Virtual Event

Unconscious Bias: Anti-Asian Bashing in the Age of COVIDTuesday, Nov. 10, 20204:30 p.m. ZoomSpeaker: Juju Chang, Emmy Award-winning co-anchor for ABC Nightline and Good Morning America.Juju Chang, Emmy Award-...

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Posted - Nov 4Read More

UK Announces Inaugural Class of AARTS Scholars

The Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC), in collaboration with the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, has selected five undergraduate students for the inaugural African...

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Posted - Nov 2Read More

UK Medical Student Earns First-Place in ACS Research Program

A research abstract from Jacob Hubbuch, a third-year student from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, was awarded first place in the Education, Innovation, and Outcomes category of the American...

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Posted - Oct 27Read More

Dr. Matthew Bush Highlights Positive Experience in UK College of Medicine's PhD Program in CTS

Matthew Bush, MD, PhD, MBA, is an experienced clinician, academic leader, and researcher. While he has been directly involved in health care and academia throughout his career, he credits the progress of his...

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Posted - Oct 19Read More

Register for the 10th Annual Markesbery Symposium

The UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, a world leader in Alzheimer's research and community outreach, will hold its 10th annual Markesbery Symposium. There will be a community session and scientific session,...

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Posted - Oct 19Read More

Dr. Jeffrey Selby Named Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

After dedicating more than two years as interim chair of orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine has officially named Jeffrey Selby, MD, chair of his department...

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Posted - Oct 12Read More

UK College of Medicine Honors Henrietta Lacks’s Legacy

Henrietta Lacks’s “HeLa” cells continue to influence scientific discovery even after her death from cancer in 1951. These cells have been used to study cancer growth, learn more about viruses, and study drug...

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Posted - Oct 5Read More

Virtual WIMS Day to Provide Networking, Career Development Opportunities

The UK College of Medicine’s Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) will host its sixth annual Visiting Professor Program, also known as “WIMS Day,” this fall as a virtual program. The event will serve as an...

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Posted - Sep 28Read More