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Amy Herman: The Art of Perception

College of Medicine Grand Round Lecture Series When: Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm Where: UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital Pav A Auditorium Amy E. Herman designed, developed and conducts all sessions of The...

Tags - MD/PhD Program, College of Medicine, Arts in Healthcare, Gill Heart Institute

Posted - Dec 16Read More

Congratulations, Greg Wehner!

Biomedical engineering student Greg Wehner recently excelled in a poster competition at the Gill Heart Cardiovascular Research Day. His oral abstract, titled "High resolution magnetic resonance imaging of...

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Posted - Dec 16Read More

'UK at the Half' Reports on $7 Million Grant to Fight Lung Cancer

University of Kentucky College of Medicine faculty member in behavioral science and Director of the Kentucky LEADS Collaborative Dr. Jamie Studts was featured during the "UK at the Half" that aired during the...

Tags - Behavioral Science, Lung Cancer, 490

Posted - Dec 8Read More

UK Physiologist Leads Team that Identifies Receptors Activated by Odors

A group of physiologists led by University of Kentucky’s Tim McClintock have identified the receptors activated by two odors using a new method that tracks responses to smells in live mice. Their research...

Tags - 490, Physiology

Posted - Nov 26Read More

Markesbery Symposium Presents Latest Research on Aging and Dementia

More than 450 scientists, researchers and laypeople converged on Lexington last week for the fourth annual Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia, hosted by the University of Kentucky's Sanders-Brown...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Alzheimer's research, 490

Posted - Nov 25Read More

'Three Minute Thesis' Prepares Students to Present Research

Four students seeking their master's degrees and five students doctoral programs competed last week in an event designed to prepare them for presenting research. The "Three Minute Thesis" event, hosted by the...

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Posted - Nov 21Read More

HIV/AIDS Drugs Could Be Repurposed to Treat Age-Related Macular Degeneration

A landmark study published today in the journal Science by an international group of scientists, led by the laboratory of Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair of the Department of Ophthalmology...

Tags - Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, 490

Posted - Nov 20Read More

Expo Gives Close-Up Look at State-of-the-Art Robots and Simulators Used for Medical Training

Before graduating from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, fourth year medical students participate in a simulated-based internship "prep week" that includes training on adult and pediatric patient...

Tags - Education, Simulation

Posted - Nov 14Read More

UK Researcher Leads Global Team of Scientists Exploring the Processes that Propel Ovulation

During a woman's menstrual cycle, ovulation is the critical mid-point when an egg is released and fertilization can occur. Women's health providers have long understood that a woman's best chances of becoming...

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Posted - Nov 10Read More

UK Study Published in PNAS Reveals Mechanisms of Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration

University of Kentucky researchers led by Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice-chair in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky, have made revealing discoveries...

Tags - 490, Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Posted - Nov 4Read More

Annual Gill Cardiovascular Research Day Features Latest Research in Cardiovascular Health

On Oct. 17, the Lexington Convention Center teemed with more than 200 students and scientists sharing their latest research on cardiovascular health for the 17th annual Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular...

Tags - 490, Cardiovascular, Saha Cardiovascular Research Center

Posted - Oct 31Read More

Trustees Say UK Must Invest in Research to Address State's Most Pressing Needs

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees Saturday adopted a sweeping statement of principles, directing President Eli Capilouto to focus on the "most pressing" needs of Kentucky by determining how best to...

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Posted - Oct 31Read More

Fourth Annual Markesbery Symposium Features Latest Research on the Aging Brain

The Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky will hold its fourth annual Markesbery Symposium on Aging and Dementia on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 21-22. The Markesbery Symposium is named in...

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Posted - Sep 30Read More

UK Researcher Explores Gene's Role in Blood Clotting

Two independent groups of researchers led by Sidney "Wally" Whiteheart, PhD, at the University of Kentucky, and Dr. Charles Lowenstein, at the University of Rochester, have published important studies...

Tags - 490, Biochemistry, Von Willebrand Factor

Posted - Sep 19Read More

Twitter Chat Offers Insight on Participating in Health Research

Did you know that you can help others by participating in research? Health-focused research affects every aspect of our lives, from the medications we take to the health of our environment. Researchers are...

Tags - 490, Clinical, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center

Posted - Sep 15Read More

Center for Health Services Research Launches Website, Invites Membership Applications

The University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research (CHSR), which serves as a connector, catalyst and creator at UK and UK HealthCare, announces the launch of its new website and seeks membership...

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Posted - Sep 5Read More