Markey Researchers Present Latest Studies at Annual Research Day

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center held its sixth annual Markey Cancer Center Research Day, highlighting the work of UK students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty from the past year. Research Day...

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Posted - May 29Read More

Fowlkes Returns to UK to Lead Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Center

Dr. John Fowlkes took the helm as new director of the University of Kentucky's Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Center earlier this year with a vision to build upon the center's past work and develop a...

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Posted - May 4Read More

Markey, LLS Host Fourth Annual 'Meet the Researchers Day'

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society hosted their fourth annual "Meet the Researchers Day" last Thursday. Meet the Researchers Day is a field trip given as a...

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Posted - May 4Read More

Gill Heart Institute's Walk With a Doc is Back

Put on your walking shoes and join the Gill Heart Institute cardiologist Dr. Alison Bailey for the 2015 Walk with a Doc season. From April through August, the program will meet twice a month on Thursdays for...

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Posted - May 1Read More

UK Great Teacher Spotlight: Dr. Sameer Desai

Six University of Kentucky educators were recently named recipients of the UK Alumni Association 2015 Great Teacher Award.   The Great Teacher Award, started in 1961, is the longest-running university award...

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Posted - Mar 10Read More

UK Scientist Awarded $3 Million NIH Grant to Study Therapy for Sepsis

Xiang-An Li, Ph.D., of the University of Kentucky Saha Cardiovascular Research Center and Department of Pediatrics, has been awarded a $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study synthetic...

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Posted - Mar 10Read More

UK's Vanderford featured in Nature

Nathan Vanderford, assistant director for research at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and assistant professor in the Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology, has a featured article on...

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Posted - Mar 9Read More

New UK Research Facility Gets Green Light From State Legislature

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto believes it is time "to make death a beggar in Kentucky.” It’s the idea that through world-class research across an array of disciplines, and a commitment to...

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Posted - Mar 4Read More

UK Researchers Awarded Grant to Study Aggressive Cancer Metastasis

The National Cancer Institute recently awarded a two-year, $357,743 grant to University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers to study the role of a certain protein in aggressive cancer metastasis. The...

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Posted - Feb 25Read More

UK Alumni Association Honors Great Teachers

On Saturday, the University of Kentucky Alumni Association presented its 2015 Great Teacher Awards to six recipients at a recognition dinner. The award-winners were then recognized on the court of Rupp Arena...

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Posted - Feb 23Read More

CCTS Funds Pilot Awards for High Impact Studies, Junior Faculty, and Collaborative Projects

The University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science has awarded 12 pilot grants to support innovative, collaborative research relevant to the health challenges and disparities faced by the...

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Posted - Feb 16Read More

Registration Now Being Accepted for Annual Multicultural Health Careers Open House

The University of Kentucky is pleased to announce that registrations for the 8th Annual Multicultural Health Careers Open House is now open. This year’s Open House is on Saturday, April 25, 2015, from 9:30 a...

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Posted - Feb 16Read More

UK Research Building Clears First Legislative Hurdle

The House Appropriations and Revenue Committee Tuesday strongly endorsed legislation that would provide funding for a multi-disciplinary research building on the University of Kentucky campus targeted at the...

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Posted - Feb 11Read More

Registration Now Available for UK Barnstable Brown Obesity & Diabetes Research Day

Registration is now available for the fifth annual Barnstable Brown Obesity & Diabetes Research Day set for May 20, 2015, at the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital Pavilion A. The event is...

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Posted - Feb 2Read More

Markey Hosting Gala to Support Expressions of Courage Exhibit

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center will host a special gala on Saturday, Feb. 7, to support its second annual Expressions of Courage exhibit this summer. Markey's Expressions of Courage exhibit is...

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Posted - Jan 21Read More

UK Study Disputes Previous Theories on Loss of Muscle Stem Cells and Aging

Professional athletes often spend hours in a gym working to build strong healthy muscles needed to keep them at the top of their game. But strong muscles help all humans maintain peak physical performance –...

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Posted - Jan 7Read More