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Alzheimer’s Disease Trial at UK is First of its Kind Worldwide

A new clinical trial being conducted at the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) and the UK Alzheimer’s Disease Center (ADC) may signal new hope in the future for those who might be...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Alzheimer's research

Posted - Dec 2Read More

Congratulations to Cassandra Reiling for passing her Ph.D. defense

Congratulations to Cassandra Reiling for passing her Ph.D. defense in Toxicology on Friday, 11/15/2013!

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Posted - Nov 18Read More

Dr. Ronan Tynan to Speak, Perform at Sanders-Brown Dinner Nov. 11

Singer, physician, athlete and inspirational speaker Dr. Ronan Tynan is no stranger to adversity. When Tynan was 20, his legs had to be amputated below the knee after an auto accident caused serious...

Tags - UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, 490, Invited Speaker Seminar

Posted - Nov 5Read More

Ambati Receives Junius-Kuhnt Award

Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, professor and vice chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, received the Junius-Kuhnt Award from the University of...

Tags - Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Posted - Nov 1Read More

Accomplishments

Congratulations to Wei Zhang on receiving First place at the 16th Annual Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day!

Tags - Graduate Center for Toxicology

Posted - Oct 18Read More

UK HealthCare Named ‘Rising Star’ Hospital by University HealthSystem Consortium

University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), an alliance of the nation’s leading nonprofit academic medical centers, has named UK HealthCare among the 2013 recipients of the Rising Star Award during the UHC...

Tags - UK HealthCare, Clinical

Posted - Oct 18Read More

Clinical Education Research Day Highlights Research Activities, Opportunities

The University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science will host the 2nd Annual UK Clinical Research Education Day on Friday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the UK Chandler Hospital,...

Tags - Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Clinical

Posted - Oct 16Read More

Congratulations

Congratulations to Hedy Chawsheen and Murli Mishra for passing their qualifying exams!

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Posted - Oct 2Read More

Center for Clinical and Translational Science Announces Pilot Funding Recipients

The University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) Pilot Funding Program announces recipients of its most recent round of pilot funding in the Collaborative Category. The mission...

Tags - Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Markey Cancer Center

Posted - Oct 2Read More

UK's "Triple Crown" of Research Means Big Things for Kentucky

The "Triple Crown" is a term reserved for the greatest accomplishment in thoroughbred racing -- winning the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes. It's a feat that has been achieved only 11 times...

Tags - Markey Cancer Center, UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging

Posted - Sep 27Read More

16th Annual Gill Heart Institute Cardiovascular Research Day Scheduled for Oct. 11

The University of Kentucky Gill Heart Institute and the UK Saha Cardiovascular Research Center will host the 16th Annual Gill Heart Cardiovascular Research Day, Oct. 11, at the Lexington Convention Center....

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Posted - Sep 10Read More

College of Medicine Hosts Free Community Health Fair on Sept. 8

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine, in collaboration with the colleges of pharmacy, dentistry, nursing and public health, will host the annual free Community Health Fair from 1 to 6 p.m., Sunday,...

Tags - Community Health Fair, Students, Undergraduate Medical Education

Posted - Sep 3Read More

Congratulations to Wei Zhang (GCT student)

Wei has been awarded a predoctoral fellowship from American Heart Association 07/01/13 – 6/30/14. Her project title is: The Role of Mrp1 in Protecting against Doxorubicin - induced Cardiotoxicity.

Tags - Graduate Center for Toxicology, Students

Posted - Aug 23Read More

Town Hall to Address Alzheimer's Information

Members of the public interested in participating in research related to aging and Alzheimer's disease are invited to a town hall-style meeting to be held on Monday, Aug. 19, in Lexington. The meeting,...

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Posted - Aug 16Read More

Cancer Research Hits Close to Home for UK Faculty, Staff

As a native Kentuckian, the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center's Dr. Susanne Arnold understands many of the health issues our state faces — and focusing on the problems that hit hardest close to home...

Tags - Faculty, Markey Cancer Center

Posted - Aug 2Read More

Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education

Effective August 1, 2013, Dr. Darrell Jennings will step down from his role as Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education to focus primarily on his role as chair in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory...

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Posted - Jul 23Read More