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Predicting How Healthy Your Heart Will be Years Down the Road

Picture this: you're battling heart failure and meeting with your doctor to discuss treatment. Before prescribing anything, the doctor pulls up a virtual model of your heart on her computer and "treats" it...

Tags - Physiology, Research

Posted - Oct 17Read More

Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism is Topic of Upcoming Lecture

Epidemiologist Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones will present the next installment of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series, "Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National...

Tags - DDLS, Research

Posted - Sep 12Read More

UK Student Co-Authors Paper on Recruiting Blacks/African-Americans for Dementia Research

In a paper published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, lead author Eseosa Ighodaro, Ph.D., encouraged fellow researchers to address the challenges associated with studying dementia in Blacks/African-...

Tags - Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, Students

Posted - Aug 31Read More

"Our Story" Featured at Sanders-Brown Annual Dinner

They've hosted astronauts, entrepreneurs, national champions, politicians and world leaders.  But this year, the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging opted to tell "Our Story" at its annual...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Research

Posted - Apr 24Read More

Future Physicians Participating in Global Health Challenge Video Competition Ask for Your Vote

Three first-year medical students from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine who have a passion for expanding health care access have produced an original and creative video, “Nosotros Para Vosotros...

Tags - Medical Education, Global Health

Posted - Apr 7Read More

UK Celebrates its 2017 Great Teacher Award Winners

Six University of Kentucky educators were named recipients of the UK Alumni Association 2017 Great Teacher Award Tuesday night.The recipients are:Richard Andreatta, College of Health Sciences - Communication...

Tags - Great Teachers Award, Toxicology and Cancer Biology

Posted - Mar 1Read More

Al-Siraj’s Sex Chromosome Study Published in Circulation

Yasir Al-Siraj, a Ph.D. candidate in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences, is the lead author of a paper published in Circulation, a leading...

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Posted - Dec 15Read More

Alzheimer's Association Awards $1 Million Grant to UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging

Linda Van Eldik, director of the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, was awarded a "Part the Cloud" translational research grant from the Alzheimer's Association. This two-year, $997,738...

Tags - Alzheimer's research, Research

Posted - Dec 9Read More

Sanders-Brown Named Site for Landmark NIH Grant

The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) has been selected to participate in a multicenter, landmark $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to identify biomarkers for...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Research, Aging

Posted - Dec 6Read More

Behind the Blue: Conversation With College of Medicine Dean DiPaola

In the spring of 2016, the University of Kentucky hired Dr. Robert DiPaola as the new dean for the UK College of Medicine. He had previously been the director of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and...

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Posted - Nov 16Read More

Markesbery Symposium Focuses on Healthy Brain Aging, Care for Caregivers

University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) hosted its sixth annual Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia last week with speakers focused on brain health and self-care for caregivers. The...

Tags - Research, Aging

Posted - Nov 9Read More

Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day Presents Scientific Achievement in Heart Health

Clinicians and basic scientists convened to discuss challenges, triumphs and future directions in cardiovascular disease research during the 19th Annual Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day on Nov...

Tags - Gill Heart Institute, Research

Posted - Nov 7Read More

Getchell Memorial Award Honors Graduate Scientist's Persistence in Seeking National Funding

The second annual Thomas V. Getchell, Ph.D., Memorial Award for excellence in grant writing was presented to Jenna Gollihue, a graduate student in the University of Kentucky Spinal Cord and Brain Injury...

Tags - Awards and Recognition, Research

Posted - Nov 3Read More

Women in Medicine and Science Hold Annual Visiting Professor Program

Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine will hold its second annual Visiting Professor Program on Thursday, Nov. 3 at UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Pavilion A....

Tags - Women in Medicine

Posted - Nov 3Read More

PILOT FUNDING FROM THE CENTER FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH EXCELLENCE ON OBESITY AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES (COCVD)

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 - Grant Proposals

Posted - Sep 30Read More

Multidisciplinary Value Program Boosts Team Science to Address Kentucky Health Challenges

Six teams of researchers and physician scientists have become the inaugural recipients of pilot funding from the new Multidisciplinary Value Program (MVP), which aims to boost team science that will impact...

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Posted - Sep 30Read More