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Recent Awards for Pharmacology & Nutritional Sciences

CONGRATULATIONS to all of the following: Dr. Lisa Cassis and colleagues (Drs. Andrew Morris, Wendy Katz, Changcheng Zhou and Kevin Pearson) – NIH Phase III Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) Dr....

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Dr. Lisa Cassis – NIH Phase III Center of Biomedical research Excellence (COBRE)

The Phase III Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) on Obesity and Cardiovascular Diseases (COCVD) focuses on identification of mechanisms and development of therapies that target obesity as a risk...

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UK Hosts 8th Annual Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Research Day

The University of Kentucky Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center held its eighth annual Obesity and Diabetes Research Day, highlighting the work of students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty from around the region...

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Posted - May 29Read More

CCTS Conference on Opioids Draws Nearly 1,000 Participants

The 13th Annual Spring Conference of the University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) was held April 13 at the Lexington Convention Center. While the CCTS supports research...

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Posted - Apr 17Read More

NEEDED: SURES Program - Near-Peer Mentoring Summer 2018

Dr. Swanson is currently recruiting graduate students and post-doctoral fellows to serve as near-peer mentors for our SURES (Summer Undergraduate Research Program in Environmental Health Sciences).In this...

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New Study Shows Repurposing Leukemia Drugs May Prevent Melanoma Metastasis

Data from a new study led by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers shows that repurposing drugs used to treat leukemia has promise for preventing melanoma metastasis.Published in Science...

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Posted - Feb 26Read More

'Healthy Hearts for Women' Spotlights Cardiovascular Research

In a society that values gender equality, it's important to remember that there are differences between the sexes that directly impact health.One area in critical need of further study is cardiovascular health...

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Posted - Feb 14Read More

Article published in Health and Wellness Magazine by NSPS and Dr. Police

Members of the NSPS (Jared D. Hoffman, Brittany B. Rice, Kaiyuan Tan and James T.F. Wise) and Dr. Police  published an article in the February edition of Health and Wellness magazine. Nice job, students! The...

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Dr. Changcheng Zhou and Colleagues publish in JCI Insight!

Dr. Changcheng Zhou and fellow departmental and UK colleagues, including Drs. Yipeng Sui, Zun Liu, Se-Yhung Park, Sean Thatcher and Phil Kern, have published in the new journal JCI Insight, a sister...

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Posted - Jan 27Read More

Agenda - 4th Annual Symposium "Healthy Hearts for Women"

4th Annual Symposium "Healthy Hearts for Women"

Agenda8:15 - 9:00                    Breakfast-Registration9:00 - 9:05 Introduction 9:05 - 9:30Dr. Donna Arnett(Dean, College of Public Heath, UK)" Cardiovascular Health in Women"9:30 - 10:20 Dr. Virginia...

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Posted - Jan 11Read 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

UK's VPR, Dr. Lisa Cassis, on UK @ the HALF

Dr. Lisa Cassis talks about recent significant achievements in UK's research enterprise (click here).

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Posted - Jan 8Read More

Drs. Gant, Blalock and Landfield featured in The Scientist

Recently published work by Drs. Gant, Blalock, Landfield and other colleagues was featured in The Scientist. Click here to read the story.

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Posted - Jan 4Read More

Article published in Health and Wellness Magazine by NSPS and Dr. Police

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Posted - Jan 4Read More

For the New Year, Resolve to Treat Your Gut Bugs Right

Nearly half of Americans set some sort of resolution by Jan. 1; the top resolution in 2017 was to “lose weight/eat healthier.” Looking forward, many adults will probably continue with weight loss goals, as...

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Posted - Dec 18Read More

2018 - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

 2018 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)The Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Offers a research-training program to...

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Posted - Dec 4Read More