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Tattoos Can Impair Sweating, Lead to Heat-Related Injuries

A new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology finds that tattooed skin does not sweat as much as non-inked areas of the body, which may have implications...

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Posted - Oct 28Read More

College of Medicine Pride Week Encourages 'Lasting Culture of LGBTQ* Support and Visibility'

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine celebrated the LGBTQ* community this fall during its first annual Pride Week, made possible through a collaboration among the college’s Office of Diversity,...

Tags - Trans Track - LGBTQ Health, ODEI

Posted - Oct 27Read More

Dr. Matthew Bush Highlights Positive Experience in UK College of Medicine's PhD Program in CTS

Matthew Bush, MD, PhD, MBA, is an experienced clinician, academic leader, and researcher. While he has been directly involved in health care and academia throughout his career, he credits the progress of his...

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Posted - Oct 19Read More

Register for the 10th Annual Markesbery Symposium

The UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, a world leader in Alzheimer's research and community outreach, will hold its 10th annual Markesbery Symposium. There will be a community session and scientific session,...

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Posted - Oct 19Read More

Butterfield Recognized as a Leading Alzheimer’s Expert

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 9, 2020) — Allan Butterfield, a professor of biological chemistry in the University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences, has been named among the world’s leading Alzheimer’s disease...

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UK College of Medicine Honors Henrietta Lacks’s Legacy

Henrietta Lacks’s “HeLa” cells continue to influence scientific discovery even after her death from cancer in 1951. These cells have been used to study cancer growth, learn more about viruses, and study drug...

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Posted - Oct 5Read More

Sanders-Brown Research Discovers New Pathway in TDP-43 Related Dementias

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 23, 2020) – Recent work published by researchers at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) highlights what the lead investigator calls the “cornerstone” of her...

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UK Study Highlights Need for Genetic Testing for Kentucky Patients with Lung Cancer

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 23, 2020) – A study led by researchers at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center highlighted differences in patient diagnosis and treatment in those with non-small cell lung...

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Markey Joins National Cancer Consortium to Address the Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Prevention and Treatment

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 22, 2020) – The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center has joined a consortium of 17 cancer centers around the country to better understand the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Women in Medicine Month Spotlight: Dr. April Hatcher

April Hatcher, PhD, is an associate professor in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Department of Neuroscience and was recently named chair of Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS), an organization...

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Posted - Sep 14Read More

Daugherty Appointed to Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation Scientific Board

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 1, 2020) — Alan Daugherty, senior associate dean for research at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, has been selected to serve as chair of Scientific Committee of the Sarnoff...

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Posted - Sep 3Read More

Vanderford Honored With Hartford-Nicholson Award From SRAI

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 3, 2020) – The Society of Research Administrators International will be presenting its 2020 Hartford-Nicholson Award to University of Kentucky faculty Nathan Vanderford. Vanderford, an...

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UK Researchers Awarded $1.1 Million Grant to Develop Metabolomics Data Analysis Tools

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 26, 2020) – The National Science Foundation recently awarded a three-year, $1,163,869 grant to the University of Kentucky to develop new state-of-the-art metabolomics data analysis tools...

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Posted - Aug 26Read More

UK’s Sanders-Brown, Penn Researchers Provide Insights into Newly Characterized Form of Dementia

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 25, 2020) — Working with their colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania, researchers at the University of Kentucky have found that they can differentiate between subtypes of dementia...

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Posted - Aug 25Read More

Sanders-Brown Study Leads to Potential New Treatment Approach for Alzheimer’s Disease

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 25, 2020) — Research looking at a possible new therapeutic approach for Alzheimer’s disease was recently published in the Journal of Neuroinflammation. The paper by researchers at the...

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Posted - Aug 25Read More

Medical Illustrators Offer Useful Services to Faculty

When flipping through almost any medical textbook or research publication, one will find that paragraphs of text are typically broken up with elaborate graphics illustrating the complex scientific processes...

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Posted - Aug 24Read More