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Microbes & Gut Health- Dr. Police featured on KET's Kentucky Health

r. Tuckson (Dr. Wayne Tuckson, MD, a colorectal surgeon in Louisville) speaks on KET.org with Dr. Sara Police, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences and...

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Posted - Nov 21Read More

PILOT FUNDING OPPORTUNITY - CENTER FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH EXCELLENCE ON OBESITY AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES (COCVD) -Application due Monday, November 26, 2018 by 5:00 pm.

THE CENTER FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH EXCELLENCE ON OBESITY AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES (COCVD) FUNDING OPPORTUNITYThe NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) on Obesity and Cardiovascular Diseases,...

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Posted - Oct 30Read More

DPNS Students provide tips for Men's Health-MOVEMBER

Congratulations to Dave Schnell, PhD, Adam Ghoweri, Kai Zhang and Nicole Robinson for getting their article published in the Health&Wellness November 2018 issue

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Posted - Oct 30Read More

UK Research Links Signaling Pathways to Combatting Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are an array of conditions that can occur in a person whose mother consumed alcohol during pregnancy. Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), the most severe of these conditions, often...

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Posted - Oct 19Read More

Intriguing studies from Dr. Ai-Ling Lin and colleagues show how what we eat may influence our brains

Congratulations to Dr. Ai-Ling Lin, colleagues- Dr. Anika Hartz and DPNS students-Jared Hoffman and Lucy Yanckello on their recent articles in Scientific Reports and/or Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience!...

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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...

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