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Dr. Peter Nelson

UK Biospecimen Resources Can Support UK Research

At the University of Kentucky, multiple innovative biospecimen resources are available to assist research. A video produced by the UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) highlights the...

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Posted - Nov 21Read More

University of Kentucky Professor of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences Nancy Webb

UK Professor Honored for Contributions to Cardiovascular Science and Medicine

University of Kentucky Professor of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences Nancy Webb, Ph.D., has been honored by the American Heart Association with the Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology (ATVB...

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Posted - Nov 19Read More

New $5.7 Million Grant Aims to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening, Follow-Up Care in Appalachia

Cancer-control researchers at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and  The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research...

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Posted - Oct 29Read More

Markesbery Scientific Symposium and Poster Session Set for Nov. 6

The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging will hold the 9th Annual Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia on Wednesday, Nov. 6.  The scientific session opens with check-in and registration...

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Posted - Oct 28Read More

ACTION, a cancer-focused student research program

BLOG: Training Kentucky Students in Cancer Research to Impact Communities

This Saturday student researchers in the Markey Cancer Center’s Appalachian Career Training in Oncology (ACTION) program will be recognized on Kroger field. The ACTION program reveals how the University of...

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Posted - Oct 25Read More

New $4.2 Million Grant Helps UK, Ky. Communities Battle Opioid Epidemic

For two years, University of Kentucky researcher April Young and her team have been onsite in Eastern Kentucky working with community members to assess and gather information on substance use in rural...

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Posted - Oct 14Read More

National Leaders, UK Launch HEALing Communities Study to Stem Tide of Opioid Deaths

Flanked by national leaders in the fight to reduce deaths from opioid use – including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar – the University of Kentucky...

Tags - Opiod Abuse, Center for Drug Abuse Research Translation

Posted - Oct 9Read More

$2.8 Million Grant Will Fund Preclinical Study of New Dementia Treatment

The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has received a five-year, $2.8 million grant to underwrite preclinical efficacy studies of a potential new treatment for dementia. The drug candidate,...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Dementia

Posted - Oct 7Read More

Important Steps to Prevent Dementia

Alzheimer's disease wreaks emotional havoc on patients, who are robbed of their memories, their dignity, and their lives. It’s financially devastating as well: care for Alzheimer's patients is predicted to top...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Dementia

Posted - Oct 7Read More

Behind the Blue Logo

'Behind the Blue': How UK, State Partners Are Working to Help Incarcerated Women With Opioid Use Disorder

The University of Kentucky recently received an $8.8 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, to establish a Clinical Research Center as part...

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Posted - Oct 3Read More

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UK Regeneration Research Featured in Nature Communications

A new study by researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences and College of Medicine is featured in Nature Communications this week.Sandeep Saxena, Hemendra Vekaria, Patrick Sullivan...

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Posted - Oct 1Read More

Dr. Anthony Sinai

How a South Indian Script is Changing the Way Science Views Parasite

A unique partnership between an engineer and a scientist at the University of Kentucky has produced data that is challenging prevailing wisdom about a potentially life-threatening parasite's behavior and...

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Posted - Sep 26Read More

UK Awarded $8.8 Million to Support Opioid Treatment for Women in Criminal Justice Settings

The University of Kentucky recently received an $8.8 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, to establish a Clinical Research Center as part...

Tags - Behavioral Science, Opiod Abuse

Posted - Sep 20Read More

Innovative Research Finds HIV Patients at Higher Risk for Blood Clots

Decades of research and treatment advances have helped extend the lives of many people living with HIV, but while these patients live longer, their risk of developing dangerous blood clots increases as much as...

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Posted - Sep 19Read More

Markey Researchers Solve 100-year-old Scientific Mystery

Researchers at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center have made a breakthrough discovery that solves a mystery long forgotten by science and have identified a potentially novel avenue in pre-clinical...

Tags - Markey Cancer Center, Biochemistry

Posted - Sep 12Read More

What Drives Inflammation in Type 2 Diabetes? Not Glucose, Says New Research

To date, the underlying causes of inflammation in obesity and Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have been poorly understood, which has hampered efforts to develop treatments to prevent complications from a...

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Posted - Aug 30Read More