Special issue: Animal models of disease.

Markey Earns Prestigious National Cancer Institute Designation

Markey Earns Prestigious National Cancer Institute Designation

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center was joined by national, state and local leaders today to celebrate its designation as a National Cancer Institute cancer center. The UK Markey Cancer Center is the 68th medical center in the country to receive this prestigious designation, and is the only NCI-designated cancer center in the state of Kentucky.

Announcement Regarding UK's Markey Cancer Center Set for 10 a.m.

Announcement Regarding UK's Markey Cancer Center Set for 10 a.m.

University of Kentucky President Dr. Eli Capilouto will join Gov. Steve Beshear, U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo, UK Vice President for Health Affairs Dr. Michael Karpf and UK Markey Cancer Center Director Dr. Mark Evers for an important announcement at 10 a.m. in the UK Chandler Hospital Pavilion A atrium.

Kleinman Receives American Federation for Aging Research Grant

Kleinman Receives American Federation for Aging Research Grant

Dr. Mark E. Kleinman, assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and principal investigator in the laboratory of ocular biology and imaging, has been awarded a research grant from the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) to pursue his research on age-related macular degeneration.

Growth through Investment: CCTS Funding Transforms Careers, Research Enterprise

Growth through Investment: CCTS Funding Transforms Careers, Research Enterprise

Through early support of promising investigators in fields ranging from lung cancer to Alzheimer's disease to pediatric heart disease, the University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) has seen great return on their investment in recent years in the area of biomedical imaging at UK.