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4th Annual Symposium "Healthy Hearts for Women"

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

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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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Posted - Sep 1Read More

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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Posted - Sep 1Read More

Dr. Shuxia Wang appointed to UK’s Biological Sciences Area Advisory Committee

Dr. Shuxia Wang was recently appointed to UK’s Biological Sciences Area Advisory Committee. This appointment comes directly from President Capilouto and Dr. Wang will serve in an advisory capacity to both the...

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Posted - Sep 1Read More

NEEDED: SURES Program - Near-Peer Mentoring

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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Posted - Apr 14Read More

2018 - Undergraduate Research Experience In Environmental Health Sciences (SURES) Program

Undergraduate Research Experience in Environmental Health Sciences (SURES) Program (2018)A research-training program for undergraduates after their sophomore year.  This program is specifically for students...

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3rd Annual Symposium - Healthy Hearts For Women

Organized by Drs. Loria and Yiannikouris.Sponsored by the Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences, SAHA Cardiovascular Research Center, and the Gill Heart InstituteScheduled Speakers:  Dr. Jane F....

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Posted - Dec 22Read More

UK Researcher Traces Molecular Pathways to Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease

An array of scientific evidence demonstrates a correlation between diets high in fat and cholesterol content and blockages in the arteries, which lead to cardiovascular disease (CVD). But a lesser-known risk...

Tags - Pharmacology, Research, Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences, BPA Exposure, CVD

Posted - Dec 22Read More

Al-Siraj’s Sex Chromosome Study Published in Circulation

Yasir Al-Siraj, a Ph.D. candidate in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences, is the lead author of a paper published in Circulation, a leading...

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Posted - Dec 14Read More