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'The Defamation Experience': Challenging Preconceived Notions

The University of Kentucky Unconscious Bias Initiative is working to incorporate the understanding of unconscious bias to foster an environment where every member of the UK community feels a sense of belonging...

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Posted - Nov 14Read More

NIH Provides Clarifications to Definition of Clinical Trial

NIH has made several changes to its clinical trials policies.  These changes will be applied to applications with due dates on or after January 25, 2018.  If you participate in clincial trials in any way, it...

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Posted - Nov 14Read More

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...

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Posted - Nov 2Read More

'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...

Tags - Diabetes, Research

Posted - Nov 1Read More

NSF Announces Revised Proposal Guidance

The National Science Foundation issued new Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide.  It will be effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 29, 2018.  Significant changes include...

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Posted - Oct 31Read More

NIH Publishes Revised Grants Policy Statement for FY18

On October 12, 2017, NIH announced the publication of the revised NIH Grants Policy Statement for FY18. The policy does not introduce any new material but it does contain modified requirements, clarified...

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Posted - Oct 17Read More

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...

Tags - Physiology, Research

Posted - Oct 17Read More

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 ...

Tags - Research, UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging

Posted - Oct 13Read More

Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center Announces Expansion to Turfland Thanks to Support from Annual Derby Eve Gala

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto, UK Executive Vice President for Health Affairs Dr. Mark F. Newman, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, Dr. John Fowlkes, director of the Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center,...

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Posted - Oct 13Read More

RFS Provides Information on E Accounts

 What is an E account and why would I need one?  Reference Information can be found here.  Contact your GPS for assistance. 

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Posted - Oct 10Read More

NIH Operates Under a Continuing Resolution Through December 8, 2017

NIH Operates Under a Continuing Resolution Through December 8, 2017.  For more information on the Continuing Resolution, click here. 

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Posted - Oct 10Read More

Markey's Blackburn Earns NIH New Innovator Award for Cancer Research

 University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center Researcher Jessica Blackburn has earned a prestigious National Institutes of Health's New Innovator Award, a grant totaling $1.5 million over five years to fund...

Tags - Research, Biochemistry

Posted - Oct 6Read More

Sanders-Brown Awarded Grant to Study Alzheimer's Prevention Drug

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a five year, $2.88 million grant to a Sanders-Brown Center on Aging researcher to study a drug's potential to prevent Alzheimer's disease.Researchers have known...

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Posted - Oct 6Read More

KEHA Marks 40 Years of Support for UK Ovarian Cancer Research

A fundraising effort that began with an impassioned plea from one extension homemaker to her peers has positively impacted Kentucky women and the University of Kentucky for the past 40 years.The late Virginia...

Tags - Research, community health and involvement, obstetrics

Posted - Oct 4Read More

Upcoming Deadlines for Universal Tuition Program

[From the UK Graduate School] Dear DGSs, staff, and CBOs: Due the recent upgrade of the Graduate School website, some of the links previously sent may no longer work. Please note that DGS database login page...

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Posted - Oct 3Read More