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UK Research Links Signaling Pathways to Combatting Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are an array of conditions that can occur in a person whose mother consumed alcohol during pregnancy. Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), the most severe of these conditions, often...

Tags - Research, Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences

Posted - Oct 19Read More

THE CENTER FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH EXCELLENCE ON OBESITY AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES (COCVD) FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

The NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) on Obesity and Cardiovascular Diseases, in collaboration with the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (CCTS) announce the availability of...

Tags - Research, Grants and Funding, cardiovascular disease

Posted - Oct 18Read More

Register for Markesbery Symposium's Scientific, Community Sessions

Alzheimer's disease wreaks emotional havoc on patients, who are robbed of their memories, their dignity and their lives. It’s financially devastating as well: care for Alzheimer's patients is predicted to top...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Alzheimer's research, Research

Posted - Oct 4Read More

Two Sanders-Brown Studies Show Connection Between Diet, Cognitive Function

We've all experienced a "gut feeling" — when we know deep down inside that something is true. That phenomenon and others, aptly describe what scientists have now demonstrated: that the gut and the brain are...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Research, Alzheimer's disease

Posted - Oct 2Read More

UK Alumni Association Names Winners of Alumni Professorship Award

The University of Kentucky Alumni Association — with a committee chaired by UK Associate Provost for Faculty Advancement G.T. Lineberry — regularly honors outstanding UK faculty members with the UK Alumni...

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Posted - Sep 28Read More

Cardiovascular Research Day Features Science From Regional, National Researchers

Last week, more than 200 faculty, staff, and trainees from across the nation attended the Gill Heart & Vascular Institute's Cardiovascular Research Day to share the latest research on cardiovascular health...

Tags - Saha Awards, Research

Posted - Sep 26Read More

KNI Clinical-Translational Research Symposium Registration Open

Registration is open for the 2018 Kentucky Neuroscience Clinical-Translational Research Symposium, which will take place Oct. 5, 2018 at the Karpf Auditorium in Pavilion A of the University of Kentucky Albert...

Tags - KNI, Neuroscience

Posted - Sep 25Read More

Research Facility Shows What Kentucky Can Do

A research facility expressly devoted to addressing and eradicating the state’s most significant health disparities was opened Friday morning by the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees and President Eli...

Tags - Research

Posted - Sep 21Read More

UK Sports Medicine Research Institute Awarded $4 Million from U.S. Department of Defense

 The University of Kentucky Sports Medicine Research Institute (SMRI) received a $4 million research contract from the United States Department of Defense (DOD) and Office of Naval Research to expand research...

Tags - Sports Medicine

Posted - Sep 21Read More

People Behind Our Research: Barbara Nikolajczyk and the Inflammation-Diabetes Connection

Barbara Nikolajczyk has always had a passion for scientific exploration and discovery. After losing her father to complications from type 2 diabetes, she decided to delve into research examining the connection...

Tags - Diabetes

Posted - Sep 12Read More

Blood, BBQ and Ancestry.com: How One UK Neurologist Tracks Familial ALS

Every summer all over America, family reunions jam park shelters, which rock with the sounds of laughter, the smell of fried chicken and the joys of good-natured ribbing among generations. One particular...

Tags - ALS, Neurology

Posted - Aug 16Read More

Markey Earns Renewal of Prestigious 5-Year National Cancer Institute Designation

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center announced Friday that the National Cancer Institute (NCI) renewed its national cancer center designation for the next five years. The UK Markey Cancer Center...

Tags - Markey Cancer Center, Research

Posted - Aug 10Read More

KNI Neurologist's Work Featured in Major National News Outlet

STAT News, a division of the Boston Globe, has published a story about the work of Dr. Edward Kasarskis and his team, who study a familial form of ALS."An Appalachian odyssey: Hunting for ALS genes along a...

Tags - Kentucky Neuroscience Institute, ALS

Posted - Aug 7Read More

UK Doctoral Candidate Selected to Participate in New Advocacy Program

Ten researchers from institutions across the U.S. have been selected to participate in the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Advocacy Training Program, a rigorous six-month ...

Tags - Biochemistry, Research

Posted - Jul 21Read More

UK's Undergraduate Researchers Excel at National Conference

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 3, 2018) — University of Kentucky undergraduates boarded a bus this past spring for a cross-country trip to the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond. Accompanied by several adult...

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Posted - Jul 5Read More

Kentucky Cancer Registry Awarded Multimillion-dollar Contract from NCI

The Kentucky Cancer Registry (KCR) has received a $2.6 million contract from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to continue its participation in the NCI’s Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER)...

Tags - Markey Cancer Center

Posted - Jun 22Read More