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UK researcher Ann Stowe seeks to understand how inflammation that occurs in the brain after a stroke can be shaped to support recovery of function that might be lost with injury. Mark Cornelison | UK Photo.

People Behind Our Research: Ann Stowe and Understanding Stroke Recovery

University of Kentucky College of Medicine researcher Ann Stowe describes her career path as nontraditional. After earning a bachelor’s degree in fine arts, Stowe decided to pursue graduate study in biomedical...

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Posted - Feb 19Read More

UK Launches $15 Million KeY Treat Study in Perry County

Today, University of Kentucky officials provided updates on the recently launched Kentucky Viral Hepatitis Treatment Project (KeY Treat), a three-year, $15 million study co-funded by the National Cancer...

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Dr. Carol Husteddem, director of Population Medicine Education, leads a discussion with members of the PCTE grant team.

Family and Community Medicine Team Receives National Award

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s Department of Family and Community Medicine’s Primary Care Training Enhancement (PCTE) grant team was recently selected to receive the Outstanding Educational...

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Dr. Pete Nelson in his lab at the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging. Nelson co-chaired an international workgroup that characterized another form of dementia. Mark Cornelison | UK Photo

UK Researcher Makes 'Top Science Stories of 2019' List by Discover Magazine

An international group of experts led by Dr. Peter Nelson, a neuropathologist at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, is being recognized as one of the top science stories of 2019 by...

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Posted - Jan 16Read More

UK researchers (from left) Matthew Gentry, Haining Zhu and Lisha Kuang co-authored a study that shows a class of antibiotics could be a promising therapy for frontotemporal dementia. Mark Cornelison | UK Photo.

Antibiotics Could Be Promising Treatment for Form of Dementia

Researchers at the University of Kentucky’s College of Medicine have found that a class of antibiotics called aminoglycosides could be a promising treatment for frontotemporal dementia.Results of their proof...

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Posted - Jan 10Read More

New research by the University of Kentucky's College of Medicine reveals that supplementing the body's short chain fatty acids could improve stroke recovery.

Gut Microbes May Improve Stroke Recovery

New research shows that the microorganisms in our gut could help protect brain cells from damage caused by inflammation after a stroke.The study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience by researchers from...

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UK Honors Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Researchers

More than 70,000 Kentuckians are living with Alzheimer's disease, which likely means that you know someone whose life has been touched — directly or indirectly — by dementia. And since that number is expected...

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Bondada Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Subbarao Bondada, professor of microbiology in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and Markey Cancer Center, has been named a...

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Posted - Dec 16Read More

College of Medicine professor appointed to Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's Faculty Advisory Network

Luke H. Bradley, PhD, Chellgren Endowed Professor in the department of neuroscience, was recently selected by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education as a member of its newly-established Faculty...

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Posted - Dec 3Read More

Jennifer Havens | UK Photo Pete Comparoni

'Behind the Blue': UK Researcher Jennifer Havens Works to Develop Treatment for Hepatitis C

The University of Kentucky is tackling many of Kentucky’s toughest health issues through research aimed at making documented, measured progress.Among the many ongoing examples of UK’s faculty researchers...

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Posted - Nov 22Read More

Dr. Peter Nelson

UK Biospecimen Resources Can Support UK Research

At the University of Kentucky, multiple innovative biospecimen resources are available to assist research. A video produced by the UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) highlights the...

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Posted - Nov 21Read More

University of Kentucky Professor of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences Nancy Webb

UK Professor Honored for Contributions to Cardiovascular Science and Medicine

University of Kentucky Professor of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences Nancy Webb, Ph.D., has been honored by the American Heart Association with the Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology (ATVB...

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Posted - Nov 19Read More

New $5.7 Million Grant Aims to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening, Follow-Up Care in Appalachia

Cancer-control researchers at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and  The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research...

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Posted - Oct 29Read More

Markesbery Scientific Symposium and Poster Session Set for Nov. 6

The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging will hold the 9th Annual Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia on Wednesday, Nov. 6.  The scientific session opens with check-in and registration...

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Posted - Oct 28Read More

ACTION, a cancer-focused student research program

BLOG: Training Kentucky Students in Cancer Research to Impact Communities

This Saturday student researchers in the Markey Cancer Center’s Appalachian Career Training in Oncology (ACTION) program will be recognized on Kroger field. The ACTION program reveals how the University of...

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Posted - Oct 25Read More

New $4.2 Million Grant Helps UK, Ky. Communities Battle Opioid Epidemic

For two years, University of Kentucky researcher April Young and her team have been onsite in Eastern Kentucky working with community members to assess and gather information on substance use in rural...

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Posted - Oct 14Read More