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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

Researcher Preps Paraplegic to "Walk Again" during World Cup Kick Off

A paraplegic Brazilian will signal the start of the 2014 World Cup on June 12 with a miraculous movement. Suited in a futuristic exoskeleton developed by researchers part of the Walk Again Project, the young...

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Posted - Dec 22Read More

UK Physiologist Leads Team that Identifies Receptors Activated by Odors

A group of physiologists led by University of Kentucky’s Tim McClintock have identified the receptors activated by two odors using a new method that tracks responses to smells in live mice. Their research...

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Posted - Nov 26Read More

Markesbery Symposium Presents Latest Research on Aging and Dementia

More than 450 scientists, researchers and laypeople converged on Lexington last week for the fourth annual Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia, hosted by the University of Kentucky's Sanders-Brown...

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Posted - Nov 25Read More

'Three Minute Thesis' Prepares Students to Present Research

Four students seeking their master's degrees and five students doctoral programs competed last week in an event designed to prepare them for presenting research. The "Three Minute Thesis" event, hosted by the...

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Posted - Nov 21Read More

New Alzheimer’s-Related Memory Disorder Identified

A multi-institutional study has defined and established criteria for a new neurological disease closely resembling Alzheimer’s disease called primary age-related tauopathy (PART). Patients with PART develop...

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Posted - Nov 15Read More

UK Researcher Leads Global Team of Scientists Exploring the Processes that Propel Ovulation

During a woman's menstrual cycle, ovulation is the critical mid-point when an egg is released and fertilization can occur. Women's health providers have long understood that a woman's best chances of becoming...

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Posted - Nov 10Read More

Mary Vore, PhD receives 2014 Willard Award

Mary Vore was recently awarded the 2014 William R. Willard Award. This award is the College’s highest honor given to individuals who have made singular contributions to the College’s missions in research,...

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Posted - Nov 6Read More

Trustees Say UK Must Invest in Research to Address State's Most Pressing Needs

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees Saturday adopted a sweeping statement of principles, directing President Eli Capilouto to focus on the "most pressing" needs of Kentucky by determining how best to...

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Posted - Oct 31Read More

UK Researcher Awarded $100K Grant To Study Protein Associated with Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association has awarded a $100,000 New Investigator Research Grant to Jose Abisambra, assistant professor at the University of Kentucky's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA), to study a brain...

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Posted - Oct 14Read More

UK Researcher Earns NIH Funding to Expand Gender-Based Studies on Foodborne Illness

In her research, Sarah D'Orazio, associate professor in the University of Kentucky Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, investigates why some people get sicker than others after...

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Posted - Sep 30Read More

Fourth Annual Markesbery Symposium Features Latest Research on the Aging Brain

The Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky will hold its fourth annual Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 21-22. The Markesbery Symposium is named in...

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Posted - Sep 30Read More