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You Can Make a Difference by Participating in Research

Health research changes lives. It’s how we learn more about health conditions and make discoveries to improve treatments, care and diagnostics. Every medicine or device we use — from aspirin to pacemakers —...

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Posted - Jan 17Read More

Registration Now Open for the Third International Neurogastronomy Symposium

Registration is now open for the third annual International Society of Neurogastronomy symposium, which will be held at the University of Kentucky on March 2-3, 2018. Both day's events offer continuing...

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Posted - Jan 16Read More

Mice with Frequent Flyer Miles Advance the Alzheimer's Cause

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 $...

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Posted - Jan 11Read More

Clinical Trial for Stroke Innovates Patient Care and Research at UK

The combination of a new clinical trial and a tissue bank is innovating stroke care and research at the University of Kentucky. Led by a multidisciplinary team of clinicians and scientists, the studies aim to...

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Posted - Dec 21Read More

How is UK Moving Up Nationally in Research?

The University of Kentucky is continuing its ascent among the top research institutions in the country.The proof is in the numbers:Between 2015 and 2016, UK moved up three rankings among research institutions...

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Posted - Dec 20Read More

UK Researchers, Clinicians Tackling Drug Addiction Make Their Case to Federal Leaders

Kentucky is among the states most ravaged by opioid abuse and drug addiction.But the University of Kentucky — with researchers and clinicians working across a number of colleges and disciplines — is on the...

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Posted - Dec 19Read More

NIH Enforcement of Closeout Policies

NIH recently released a statement indicating that it would be more strictly enforcing all grant closeout policies.  To read the full statement, click here.

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Posted - Dec 12Read More

Campus Wide Research Offices Holiday Hours

The Office of Sponsored Projects Administration, the Proposal Development Office, the Office of Research Integrity–IRB, the Survey Research Center and the COM Sponsored Research Administrative Services offices...

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Posted - Dec 12Read More

RPPR Project Outcomes Sections Now Available via NIH Reporter

With NIH’s implementation of the F-RPPR and I-RPPR, a new section, Section I – Outcomes, has been added. The Outcomes section will be made publicly available through the NIH RePORTER website.  The objective is...

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Posted - Dec 5Read More

NIDA Announces "Start a Startup" Challenge

NIH is offering a new funding opportunity from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) which may be highly relevant to entrepreneurial researchers at University Of Kentucky.  In addition to seeking...

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Posted - Nov 28Read More

$2.9 Million NIDA Grant Awarded to UK Researcher to Study Cocaine Use Disorder

Does reducing the use of cocaine, but not abstaining from the substance entirely, produce health benefits? There's currently little research available that answers that question. William Stoops, Ph.D.,...

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Posted - Nov 27Read More

Markey Awarded NCI Funding to Improve Tobacco Cessation Treatment

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center is one of 22 cancer centers nationwide to receive funding to build and implement tobacco cessation treatment programs via the National Cancer Institute's Cancer...

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Posted - Nov 20Read More

Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day Highlights Innovations in Cardiovascular Health

More than 350 researchers, students and guests attended the 20th University of Kentucky Cardiovascular Research Day at the Lexington Convention Center, an annual event that celebrates the innovative research...

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Posted - Nov 20Read More

UK's Successful Research Career Development Program Receives Renewed Funding

University of Kentucky's Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) program has not only supported faculty and researchers in their work, but also jump-started careers, aided in the...

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Posted - Nov 20Read More

'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