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'UK at the Half': Meet UK Vice President for Research Lisa Cassis

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 29, 2021) — For this “UK at the Half,” Lisa Cassis, vice president for research at the University of Kentucky, shares how leaders across campus came together to find a path forward for...

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MD/PhD Student Eseosa Ighodaro Speaks Out at UK Call To Action Town Hall Event

The UK Black Graduate and Professional Student Association (UKBGPSA), Social Justice Advocacy Group (SJAG), and concerned undergraduate students hosted the "UK Call To Action Town Hall Event" on February 29,...

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2016 AOA Groves Memorial M.D./Ph.D. Program Student Research Symposium

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine hosted its 10th annual AOA Groves Memorial M.D./Ph.D. Program Student Research Symposium this February 4th, 2016. The day included student presentations and our...

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Posted - Feb 9Read More

Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series Presents Dr. Ramnik Xavier, MD, PhD

The 2016 AOA Groves Memorial M.D./Ph.D. Program Student Research Symposium and Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series presents Dr. Ramnik Xavier, MD, PhD: chief of the gastrointestinal unit and director of the...

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New Dean of the UK College of Medicine: Dr. Robert DiPaola

Join us Monday, April 18th to welcome Dr. DiPaola!  University of Kentucky Provost Tim Tracy and Executive Vice President for Health Affairs Dr. Michael Karpf announced Monday that Dr. Robert DiPaola, director...

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Posted - Jan 27Read More

Congratulations New AOA Inductee: Dustin Stevens

Congratulations to our new UK AOA inductees; including our very own Dustin Stevens!Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) is the national medical school honor society.  Induction into AOA is a high honor, recognizing...

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Ese Ighodaro featured in Journal of Neuropathology & Experimental Neurology

Ese Ighodaro, a COM M.D./Ph.D. student, mentored by Pete T. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D., recently published a research article titled “Hippocampal Sclerosis of Aging Can Be Segmental: Two Cases and Review of the...

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94 Year-Old Lexington Woman Gives Back as Research Volunteer

On Dec. 2, a very special group of people gathered to celebrate a very special gift. "Participation in clinical trials is a truly noble act, and we consider the people who volunteer for research part of our...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Clinical Trials

Posted - Dec 19Read More

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

'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

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...

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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...

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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

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...

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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