Immunotherapy Research Leads to "Triple Play" for Sanders-Brown Researcher

In the late 1990s, Donna Wilcock was exploring electrical activity in the epileptic brain as part of her undergraduate study in England, but her focus took an interesting turn as her studies into brain...

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Posted - Jan 25Read More

Sanders-Brown Research Reveals Connection Between Tauopathies and Disruption in Protein Synthesis

Assistant Professor Joe Abisambra, researcher at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, has demonstrated for the first time that tau impairs protein synthesis — a key component in memory...

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Posted - Jan 20Read More

UK Study Calls for Closer Examination of Transitional Care Management Program Effectiveness

Reducing excessive medical costs associated with high hospital readmission rates is a pillar of health care reform. From 2007 to 2011, as many as 19 percent of patients in the United States returned to...

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Posted - Jan 17Read More

New Dean of the UK College of Medicine

University of Kentucky Provost Tim Tracy and Executive Vice President for Health Affairs Dr. Michael Karpf announced Monday that Dr. Robert DiPaola, director of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and...

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Posted - Jan 4Read More

Campbell Muscle Lab Gives Back to Heart Failure Patients

Every day throughout 2015, University of Kentucky physiologist Ken Campbell laced up his running shoes and took off for a 5-kilometer run, regardless of his schedule, plans or location. Regular running routes...

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Posted - Dec 14Read More

Markey Cancer Foundation Announces New President

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce the hiring of Michael Delzotti, CFRE, CSPG, as new president and chief executive officer. Delzotti will begin his new role in early...

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Posted - Nov 30Read More

Cardiovascular Research Is Personal for UK's Lisa Cassis

For University of Kentucky Vice President for Research Lisa Cassis the drive to conduct meaningful research is personal.  “You don’t go into it for the money, you go into it because you want to help people,”...

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Posted - Nov 18Read More

UK Researchers Showcase Potential Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease at Michael J. Fox Foundation Conference

Two University of Kentucky researchers will present evidence supporting a promising new therapy for Parkinson’s disease as part of a showcase of scientific research and innovation during the Michael J. Fox...

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Posted - Nov 4Read More

$1.6 Million Grant to Sanders-Brown Researcher Will Fund Study of Neurodegenerative Disorders

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) has awarded Joe Abisambra, Ph.D., of the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging a five-year, $1.6 million grant to study a...

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Posted - Oct 27Read More

UK Begins Work on Research Facility Designed to Address State's Health Disparities

Flanked by Gov. Steve Beshear and legislative leaders, University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto Friday announced the beginning of work on a research facility unique in the country — a building dedicated...

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Dutch named American Society of Virology President-Elect

University of Kentucky College of Medicine Professor Rebecca Dutch has been named President-Elect for the American Society for Virology (ASV). The American Society of Virology, comprised of over 3,000 members...

Tags - Faculty, Awards and Recognition, Biochemistry

Posted - Oct 5Read More

Registration Open for Fifth Annual Markesbery Symposium Set for Nov. 20-21

UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) is hosting its fifth annual Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia on Nov. 20-21. This two day program will offer sessions for both scientific and community...

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Posted - Sep 24Read More

New NIH and Journal Requirements for Research Forum

Joint efforts are underway by NIH and leading journals to enhance reproducibility in scientific research through increased rigor and transparency in study design, conduct and data reporting.  Please join us to...

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Posted - Sep 23Read More

American Heart Association Council Honors UK Cardiovascular Researcher

The American Heart Association’s Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology (ATVB) will award Nancy Webb, a professor of pharmacology and nutritional sciences at the University of Kentucky,...

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Posted - Sep 10Read More

UK Researchers Find “Dormant” Parasite Cysts Are Actually Quite Active

A new University of Kentucky study in the journal mBio shows that tissue cysts of the parasite Toxoplasma gondii, long thought to be dormant, are quite active. Led by Anthony Sinai, professor at the UK College...

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Posted - Sep 8Read More

Four Students Committed to Cardiovascular Health, Education Receive Saha Awards

The University of Kentucky Saha Cardiovascular Research Center has selected four students committed to futures in cardiovascular health as the recipients of the 2015 Saha Awards for Cardiovascular Research and...

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Posted - Sep 2Read More