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Town Hall to Address Alzheimer's Information

Members of the public interested in participating in research related to aging and Alzheimer's disease are invited to a town hall-style meeting to be held on Monday, Aug. 19, in Lexington. The meeting,...

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Posted - Aug 16Read More

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...

Tags - Undergraduate Medical Education

Posted - Jul 23Read More

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...

Tags - Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Faculty

Posted - Jul 22Read More

Telehealth Expands Patient Access To Care

The following column appeared in the Lexington Herald-Leader on Sunday, July 14. By Rob Sprang Imagine that during your last visit to your mother’s home in Eastern Kentucky, you noticed that she was having...

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Posted - Jul 16Read More

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...

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Posted - Jul 12Read More

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...

Tags - Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Posted - Jul 11Read More

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...

Tags - Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Faculty

Posted - Jul 11Read More

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 (...

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Posted - Jul 9Read More

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...

Tags - Alzheimer's research

Posted - Jul 8Read More

Grundy Receives Outstanding Achievement in Human Rights Award

Chester Grundy, senior diversity advisor to the Dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Kentucky, was a recipient of the Outstanding Achievement in Human Rights Award presented by the Lexington-...

Tags - Awards and Recognition, Staff

Posted - Jun 26Read More

UK College of Medicine Students Prepare for Annual Free Community Health Fair Set for Sept. 8

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine, in collaboration with the colleges of pharmacy, dentistry, nursing, health sciences and communications, is preparing to host the annual free community health...

Tags - Community Health Fair, Students, Clinical

Posted - Jun 17Read More

UK Scientists Discover Inner-Ear Repair Mechanism

A team of researchers at the University of Kentucky has discovered a two-step mechanism that enables crucial molecular structures inside the inner ear to rebuild themselves after being damaged. Exposure to...

Tags - Faculty, Physiology

Posted - Jun 12Read More

Personal Impact: Iraq War Veteran Studies Neurotrauma at UK

He's only 27, but Johnny Cebak is a veteran of combat in Iraq, a University of Kentucky doctoral candidate studying neurotrauma, a survivor of brain trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder himself, and a...

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Posted - Jun 7Read More

UK Anatomy Professor Likes Helping Students Make Connections

Whether he's teaching medical students in the classroom or developing innovative ways for other instructors to teach anatomy, University of Kentucky College of Medicine Assistant Professor Samuel Franklin...

Tags - Anatomy and Neurobiology, Faculty

Posted - Jun 5Read More

Bix Receives NIH Funding for Stroke Recovery Research

Dr. Gregory Bix, Paul G. Blazer J. Professor of Stroke Research in the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging and the UK departments of Anatomy and Neurobiology and Neurology, has received...

Tags - Faculty, Stroke, Anatomy and Neurobiology

Posted - May 13Read More

Leading the Way in Diabetes and Obesity Research

Physicians and scientists from across the nation will gather at the University of Kentucky on May 13, to discuss the latest trends and current findings in obesity and diabetes research at the Barnstable Brown...

Tags - Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center, Diabetes

Posted - May 13Read More