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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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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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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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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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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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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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Educators Create Engaging Online Workshop for Integrated Biomedical Sciences Students

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an ever-changing environment requiring quick adjustment, especially in the field of research. In response to the pandemic, scientists at UK ceased non-essential research...

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‘Thank God for a Kidney Stone’ – Middlesboro Man’s Diagnosis Leads to Cancer Discovery

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 24, 2020) – Kidney stones are infamously painful. Even at their tiniest size, these mineral deposits can wreak havoc as they exit the kidneys, leading to the type of breathtaking pain that...

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Registration, Calls for Poster Abstracts Now Open for Annual CERH Appalachian Research Day

HAZARD, Ky. (Aug. 19, 2020) — The 6th Annual Appalachian Research Day (ARD): Come Sit on the Porch will be held as a virtual seminar series, beginning Sept. 16, 2020. ARD is an annual event hosted by the...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Tested at UK Shows Positive Preclinical Results

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 13, 2020) — PDS Biotechnology, a clinical stage immunotherapy company, has announced positive results from preclinical testing conducted at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine...

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UK Researcher Named AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow

Nika Larian, a postdoctoral researcher in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences, has been awarded a Science & Technology Policy Fellowship...

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UK Research Center Establishes Scholar Program to Promote Diversity in Neurotrauma Studies

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 6, 2020) — For a couple of years now members of the University of Kentucky Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC), in collaboration with UK College of Arts and Sciences,...

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