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Plants put up a natural defense system against bacteria and disease through bioactive chemical constituents called flavonoids.

Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and professor of physiology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, will receive the 2013 Mark Brothers Award from the Indiana University School of Medicine.

Dr. Mark E. Kleinman, assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and principal investigator in the laboratory of ocular biology and imaging, has been awarded a research grant from the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) to pursue his research on age-related macular degeneration.

A team of researchers at the University of Kentucky has discovered a two-step mechanism that enables crucial molecular structures inside the inner ear to rebuild themselves after being damaged.

Dr. Gregory Bix, Paul G. Blazer J. Professor of Stroke Research in the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging and the UK departments of Anatomy and Neurobiology and Neurology, has received funding of $224,416
from the National Institutes of Health, to further study of stroke recovery.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine will host Dr. Lazslo Tabar as the Bluegrass Visiting Professor for the Department of Radiology. Tabar is a world-renowned pioneer in mammography and breast cancer screening and Project Leader of the landmark Randomized Controlled Breast Cancer Screening Project.

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center held its annual Markey Cancer Center Research Day April 15, celebrating the advances of cancer research on the UK campus and giving students and postdoctoral fellows an opportunity to present their research.

Even a mild injury to the brain can have long lasting consequences, including increased risk of cognitive impairment later in life. While it is not yet known how brain injury increases risk for dementia, there are indications that chronic, long-lasting, inflammation in the brain may be important.

Markey Cancer Center Research Day

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center will host its annual Markey Cancer Center Research Day from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Monday, April 15. Markey Cancer Research Day is an annual event celebrating the advances of cancer research on the University of Kentucky campus.



The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center will host its annual Markey Cancer Center Research Day from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Monday, April 15. Markey Cancer Research Day is an annual event celebrating the advances of cancer research on the University of Kentucky campus.

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