Markey Cancer Center Research Day

Markey Cancer Center Research Day

Markey Cancer Center Research Day is a single-day event showcasing current cancer research projects throughout all disciplines at the University of Kentucky. For the ninth consecutive year, the event is being held at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts.

On May 9, 2018, UK researchers – students, post-doctoral fellows, faculty and staff – have the opportunity to share their work in an atmosphere of learning and collaboration through several avenues such as:



UK to Announce Major Multi-million NIH Grant to Launch New Center to Fight Cancer

UK to Announce Major Multi-million NIH Grant to Launch New Center to Fight Cancer

The University of Kentucky was recently awarded a prestigious Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant to study the metabolism of cancer from the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health. The $11.2 million grant will fund UK's Center for Cancer and Metabolism over the next five years.

Expanding Precision Medicine Options, Markey Launches Molecular Tumor Board

Expanding Precision Medicine Options, Markey Launches Molecular Tumor Board

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center recently launched its own Molecular Tumor Board, an approach to cancer care that uses genetic analysis to help oncologists choose cancer therapies tailored to each patient's individual needs. The Molecular Tumor Board is the latest precision medicine initiative to come online at Markey.