Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day Highlights Innovations in Cardiovascular Health

Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day Highlights Innovations in Cardiovascular Health

More than 350 researchers, students and guests attended the 20th University of Kentucky Cardiovascular Research Day at the Lexington Convention Center, an annual event that celebrates the innovative research in cardiovascular health.

UK's Successful Research Career Development Program Receives Renewed Funding

UK's Successful Research Career Development Program Receives Renewed Funding

University of Kentucky's Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) program has not only supported faculty and researchers in their work, but also jump-started careers, aided in the publication of research and helped forge partnerships and mentorships across disciplines.

UK Center for Health Services Research Collaborates with Health Departments to Study Injection Drug Use

UK Center for Health Services Research Collaborates with Health Departments to Study Injection Drug Use

The National Institutes of Health recently awarded the University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research (CHSR) funding to study the adoption of syringe exchange programs in rural communities in the Appalachian region of Kentucky.

'Faith Moves Mountains' Initiative Continues with $3.1 Million Grant to Study Diabetes Care in Appalachia

'Faith Moves Mountains' Initiative Continues with $3.1 Million Grant to Study Diabetes Care in Appalachia

Since 2004, Nancy Schoenberg, the Marion Pearsall Professor of Behavioral Science in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has been principal investigator of a series of projects called "Faith Moves Mountains," including “An Appalachian Cervical Cancer Prevention Program,” “A CBPR Appalachian Wellness and Cancer Prevention Program,” and “An Intergenerational CBPR Intervention to Reduc

Predicting How Healthy Your Heart Will be Years Down the Road

Predicting How Healthy Your Heart Will be Years Down the Road

Picture this: you're battling heart failure and meeting with your doctor to discuss treatment. Before prescribing anything, the doctor pulls up a virtual model of your heart on her computer and "treats" it with several drugs. A few moments later, she can see how your heart is doing five years down the road.

Sanders-Brown Markesbery Symposium Focuses on Why Some People Don't Get Alzheimer's or Dementia

Sanders-Brown Markesbery Symposium Focuses on Why Some People Don't Get Alzheimer's or Dementia

Why do some people stay intellectually sharp into their 90s, while others have memory problems?  Is there anything we can learn from their lifestyles that can help everyone age successfully?

These are among topics scheduled for the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging's Markesbery Symposium on Nov. 3-4.  Keynote speakers are: