Meyer-van der Westhuyzen Study of Oxidized LDL Shows Early Promise For Treatment of Heart Disease

A team of investigators has made a thought-provoking discovery about a type of cholesterol previously believed to be a "bad guy" in the development of heart disease and other conditions. Jason Meyer, a...

Tags - Lipid Research, 490, Saha Cardiovascular Research Center

Posted - Sep 4Read More

COBRE Receives NIH Funding for Final Phase of Junior Faculty Research Development Program

The University of Kentucky's Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) on the Molecular Basis of Human Disease was recently awarded a third phase of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for a...

Tags - Grants and Funding, COBRE, Biochemistry

Posted - Sep 2Read More

MRI Used to Study Possible Therapies for Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Studies show that adults who received corrective surgery for the most common serious form of congenital heart disease as infants are susceptible to heart failure in adulthood. Researchers at the University of...

Tags - Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiology

Posted - Aug 14Read More

White Coats Represent New Beginning for UK College of Medicine Class of 2018

Prior to medical school, members of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Class of 2018 were chemists, Americorp volunteers, engineers, waiters, musicians, class leaders and archeologists. But the...

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NIH Awards Prestigious "Pathway to Independence Award"

Prabhakara R Nagareddy, a scientist with the Saha Cardiovascular Research Institute at the University of Kentucky, has received a prestigious K99/R00 award from the National Institutes of Health. Also known as...

Tags - Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, Cardiovascular Medicine, Awards and Recognition

Posted - Jul 31Read More

UK Chair of Neuroscience Inducted as President-Elect of National Neurotrauma Society

University of Kentucky Endowed Chair of Neuroscience Dr. Diane Snow was recently elected by her colleagues to serve as president-elect of the National Neurotrauma Society (NNS). With this appointment, Snow...

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Posted - Jul 29Read More

One Year After NCI Designation, Markey Continues to Grow

A year ago, a crowd of hundreds gathered in Pavilion A of the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital to celebrate a long-awaited special announcement – the unveiling of the UK Markey Cancer Center as the...

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Posted - Jul 11Read More

Alzheimer's With Cerebrovascular Disease Compounds Cognitive Decline

Researchers from the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky have been able to confirm anecdotal information on patients with both Alzheimer's disease (AD) and cerebrovascular disease (CVD...

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Posted - Jul 8Read More

Guo Lab Reports Finding of Revolution Biomotors in Many Bacteria and Viruses

Scientists at the University of Kentucky, led by nano-biotechnologist Peixuan Guo, have made some critical discoveries over the past year into the operation of biomotors, the molecular machines used by viruses...

Tags - 490, Biomedical

Posted - Jun 30Read More

UK-TLC Partnership Nurtures Promising Young Science Students

Not all learning experiences are created equally – and at the Learning Center at Linlee, an innovative partnership with the University of Kentucky College of Medicine allows young students to get rich, hands-...

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Posted - Jun 25Read More

UK, Norton Expand Research and Educational Collaborations to Improve Health Care

UK HealthCare and Norton Healthcare are building upon their history of collaboration to expand research and educational collaborations between the two institutions, with the goal of improving health and health...

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Posted - Jun 24Read More

Congratulations, Benjamin J. Fowler, PhD

Congratulations are in order to Benjamin J. Fowler, PhD, who successfully defended his dissertation yesterday. Fowler has been studying under Dr. Jay Ambati in the Department of Ophthalmology. This milestone...

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About the College of Medicine

Welcome to the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. We are an academic medical institution dedicated to providing superior education and training in order to produce highly qualified, caring physicians...

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About Research at the University of Kentucky

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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MD-PhD curriculum follows a traditional MSTP-style curriculum

Program OverviewThe MD-PhD curriculum at the University of Kentucky follows a traditional MSTP-style curriculum. Students usually graduate in 7 or 8 years; our average length of training is 7.3 years. Below is...

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About the Dual Degree

Is the MD/PhD Program right for you?The University of Kentucky’s MD/PhD program trains the best and brightest in the skills, intellectual tools and science of both clinical medicine and ground-breaking...

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