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:



William Stoops Explores the Psychology of Drug Addiction

William Stoops Explores the Psychology of Drug Addiction

One undergraduate psychology course changed William Stoops' life.

Originally Stoops planned to major in French, but after taking more psychology classes and getting involved in intensive, hands-on research, he decided in his senior year to devote his professional life to the study of the behavioral effects of drugs.

UK College of Medicine Receives Prestigious Grant to Investigate Vascular Disease

UK College of Medicine Receives Prestigious Grant to Investigate Vascular Disease

The American Heart Association has awarded a University of Kentucky and Baylor University research partnership $3.7 million to study aortic disease.

UK and Baylor were one of four teams nationwide to receive the honor, which coincides with the establishment of the American Heart Association's Vascular Research Disease Network.

Registration Now Open for the Third International Neurogastronomy Symposium

Registration Now Open for the Third International Neurogastronomy Symposium

Registration is now open for the third annual International Society of Neurogastronomy symposium, which will be held at the University of Kentucky on March 2-3, 2018.

 Both day's events offer continuing education credit.

This year's symposium will explore the connection between brain and behavior in the context of food.

Clinical Trial for Stroke Innovates Patient Care and Research at UK

Clinical Trial for Stroke Innovates Patient Care and Research at UK

The combination of a new clinical trial and a tissue bank is innovating stroke care and research at the University of Kentucky. Led by a multidisciplinary team of clinicians and scientists, the studies aim to develop new treatments using existing therapies that protect brain tissue after a stroke, and to learn more about the physiology of the event.