Special issue: Animal models of disease.
Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education
Effective August 1, 2013, Dr. Darrell Jennings will step down from his role as Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education to focus primarily on his role as chair in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine including the department’s acquisition of the Medical Directorship of the State Public Health Reference Lab in Frankfort.
Ambati to Receive Mark Brothers Award
Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and professor of physiology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, will receive the 2013 Mark Brothers Award from the Indiana University School of Medicine.
Telehealth Expands Patient Access To Care
The following column appeared in the Lexington Herald-Leader on Sunday, July 14.
By Rob Sprang
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.
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.
Research Will Look for Possible Links Between AMD, Atherosclerosis
Bradley Gelfand, assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has been awarded a research grant from the American Heart Association to study atherosclerosis.
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
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.
Researchers Investigate Mechanism of Alzheimer's Therapy
Researchers at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, led by faculty member Donna Wilcock, have recently published a new paper in the Journal of Neuroscience detailing an advance in treatment of Alzheimer's disease.