UK Anesthesiologist Works to Combat Addiction

When Dr. J. Thomas Murphy moved to the United States in 2002 to practice medicine as an anesthesiologist, he'd never even heard of the opioid drug Vicodin. Originally from Canada, Murphy completed his medical...

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Posted - May 14Read More

Students, Postdocs and Faculty Present Latest Findings at Markey Research Day

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center recently held its ninth annual Markey Cancer Center Research Day, highlighting the work of UK students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty from the past year....

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Posted - May 12Read More

UK Honors the 2018-2019 University Research Professors

This week, it was my distinct pleasure to present the University Research Professorship Awards to 14 members of our faculty who have demonstrated excellence in research and creative work that addresses...

Tags - Research, Awards and Recognition

Posted - May 3Read More

Clinical Research Support Office (CRSO) Kickoff Event

BackgroundOn January 31, 2018, the Academic Growth Drive Team approved the recommendations of the UK BEST project to:Create a centralized clinical trials administrative office (Clinical Research Support Office...

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Posted - Apr 25Read More

Head Injuries and the Path from Pilot Study to Major Grant

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been a hot topic of late as soldiers return from the battlefield and football players from the gridiron with debilitating injuries.To date, treatment for TBI has been limited...

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Posted - Apr 18Read More

CCTS Conference on Opioids Draws Nearly 1,000 Participants

The 13th Annual Spring Conference of the University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) was held April 13 at the Lexington Convention Center. While the CCTS supports research...

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Posted - Apr 17Read More

Annual Report Spotlights UK Research Impact on Kentucky

How is research at the University of Kentucky transforming tomorrow? The UK Research 2017 Annual Report shares the economic impact of UK research, strategic plan progress, national rankings and innovative...

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Posted - Apr 9Read More

Behind the Blue: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic with Dr. Laura Fanucchi

The opioid epidemic has ravaged communities across the United States and few states have been harder hit than Kentucky. There is, however, a reason to have hope. Researchers, physicians and leaders in the...

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Posted - Apr 2Read More

Sanders-Brown Grant Trains New Generation of Dementia Researchers

The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has been awarded a $2 million grant by the National Institutes of Health to train the next generation of dementia researchers. The T32 training grant, “...

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Posted - Apr 2Read More

SCoBIRC Symposium Registration Open

Registration is now open for the 24th Annual Kentucky Spinal Cord & Head Injury Research Trust Symposium, which will be held on Thursday, May 10, 2018, in the Lee T. Todd, Jr. Building at the University of...

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Posted - Mar 19Read More

PDO Funding Alert - NIH- NINDS Postdoctoral Mentored Career Development Award

PDO Funding Alert - NIH- NINDS Postdoctoral Mentored Career Development Award (K01 – Clinical Trial Required)AgencyNational Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS <

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Posted - Mar 7Read More

2018 Igniting Research Collaborations (IRC) Program

2018 Igniting Research Collaborations (IRC) ProgramPromoting new cross-college research collaborationsFaculty from all UK colleges are eligible to apply for IRC pilot funding.2018 IRC Networking EventMonday,...

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Posted - Mar 7Read More

Training Kentucky's Next Generation of Cancer Fighters

For Carrigan Wasilchenko – and so many others hailing from Eastern Kentucky – cancer is not just a public health issue. It's also a problem that hits far too close to home. "I don't think I know one person who...

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Posted - Mar 5Read More

NIH T32 PIs and Administrators--Important Changes related to the Transition to xTRACT System

Weekly NIH Funding Opportunities and Notices NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts February 23, 2018 Table of Contents (TOC)Web VersionNoticesNotice of Change to participation on PAR-18-514 " Testing Lifespan/...

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Posted - Feb 28Read More

New Study Shows Repurposing Leukemia Drugs May Prevent Melanoma Metastasis

Data from a new study led by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers shows that repurposing drugs used to treat leukemia has promise for preventing melanoma metastasis.Published in Science...

Tags - Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences, Research

Posted - Feb 26Read More

Are Humans 'Smeller Underachievers?' Not So Fast…

Historically speaking, smell is the Rodney Dangerfield of the human senses. A series of scientific mischaracterizations rooted in (of all things) the religious politics of 19th century France and perpetuated...

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Posted - Feb 26Read More