UK Researchers Identify Macrophages as Key Factor for Regeneration in Mammals

A team of University of Kentucky researchers recently discovered that macrophages, a type of immune cell that clears debris at injury sites during normal wound healing and helps produce scar tissue, are...

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Posted - Jun 22Read More

CDAR Director Delivers Lecture Reserved for Pioneers in Drug Abuse Research

UK Center on Drug and Alcohol Research director Sharon Walsh will deliver the honorary Marian W. Fischman Lectureship during the College on Drug Dependence Annual Conference, June 17-22 in Montreal, Canada....

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Posted - Jun 19Read More

NIH Provides Reminder on Timely Submission of Progress and Financial Reports

[From the NIH website]NIH Reminds Recipients to Submit Complete, Timely and Accurate Progress and Financial ReportsNotice Number: NOT-OD-17-074Key DatesRelease Date: June 5, 2017Related Announcements...

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Posted - Jun 13Read More

Reminder - Procard Limitations on the Purchase of Gift Cards

Procard Reminder -- Using a UK-issued standard Procard to purchase a payment card from a vendor is a violation of the Procard policy. Standard Procards cannot be used to access cash, which includes any type of...

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Posted - Jun 13Read More

NIH Modifies Policy on Post-Submission Materials

[From the NIH Website]Additional Change to the NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Policy on Post-Submission MaterialsNotice Number: NOT-OD-17-066Key DatesRelease Date: May 30, 2017Implementation Date: Applications submitted for...

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Posted - Jun 6Read More

New Book by UK Faculty Member Guides STEM Students in Career Planning

A new book co-written by Nathan Vanderford, University of Kentucky assistant professor in the Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology, guides STEM graduate and postdoctoral students in their career...

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Posted - Jun 2Read More

Third Annual Appalachian Research Day Shares Results of Health Studies

The Third Annual Appalachian Research Day was held May 24 in Hazard, Ky., hosted by the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH). The event invites researchers and community members...

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Posted - Jun 1Read More

"Nature" Publishes Tips for Winning Grants

In the 24 May 2017 edition of "Nature", an articled appeared outling tips for winning grants. To read the full article, click here.

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Posted - May 30Read More

Biochemistry Doctoral Student Receives P.E.O. Scholarship for Women

Katy Brewer, a doctoral student in the University of Kentucky Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, was chosen as one of 100 doctoral students in the United States and Canada to receive a $15,000...

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Posted - May 26Read More

UK Hosts 7th Annual Barnstable Brown Obesity and Diabetes Research Day

The Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center hosted its seventh annual Obesity and Diabetes Research Day on Thursday, May 18 at the Lee T. Todd Biomedical Pharmaceutical Complex Building. The...

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Posted - May 25Read More

Society of Postdoctoral Scholars Research Symposium Scheduled for June 2

Calling all postdocs & grad students!Share your work with researchers from UK and nearby universitiesThird Annual Society of Postdoctoral Scholars Research SymposiumFriday, June 2nd, 2017, William T. Young...

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Posted - May 23Read More

Dr. Brittany Smalls Chosen for Program Aimed at Increasing Diversity in Biomedical Research

Dr. Brittany Smalls, an assistant professor in the University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research, has been selected as a Scholar in the 2017-2018 Programs to Increase Diversity among Individuals...

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Posted - May 23Read More

Under Construction: A New Resource to Target Health Disparities

If you’ve driven along Virginia Avenue, toward main campus, you’ve seen the steel skeleton of the new research building under construction. This is Research Building 2 (RB2), a precious resource and a vehicle...

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Posted - May 18Read More

Researchers Present Work to Fight Cancer Burden at Markey Research Day

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center Research Day is an opportunity for researchers to share their work, and receive feedback from colleagues across campus. An estimated 400 people were in...

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Posted - May 18Read More

Training on Cayuse 424 Available to COM

Training will be offered in the College of Medicine for the new Cayuse 424 Proposal Preparation and Submission System as follows:Wednesday, May 31, 2-3:30 p.m., BBSRB 202ATuesday, June 6, 2-3:30 p.m., MN363 ...

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Posted - May 16Read More