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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...

Tags - Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences, Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, Research

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

Students participate in a poster session

Federal, Foundation Grants Support Summer Undergraduate Research at UK

By Vice President for Research Lisa CassisThis summer 17 undergraduate students came to UK to participate in and learn about biomedical-related research. They took part in two 10-week programs: Summer...

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Posted - Sep 21Read More

Dr. Florin Despa recognized at a reception honoring faculty promoted in UK’s College of Medicine

Dr. Florin Despa was recently recognized at a reception honoring faculty promoted in UK’s College of Medicine. Dr. Despa is now a full Professor and among eleven other faculty achieving this rank in the...

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Congratulations to Dr. Sanda Despa

Congratulations to Dr. Sanda Despa who is the recipient of a new NIH R01 award entitled “Role of myocyte dysregulation in diabetic heart disease”. This ~$450K award from the National Institute of Heart, Lung...

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