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Training Kentucky's Next Generation of Cancer Fighters

For Carrigan Wasilchenko – and so many others hailing from Eastern Kentucky – cancer is not just a public health issue. It's also a problem that hits far too close to home. "I don't think I know one person who...

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Posted - Mar 5Read More

Welcome David Kirk, MPH, MBA

We welcome David Kirk to the department as an Administrative Staff Officer. He received a Master of Public Health from The University of Tennessee and a Master of Business Administration from Wright State...

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Posted - Feb 12Read More

Toxicology and Cancer Biology Holiday Party

The 2017 departmental holiday party was held on Monday, December 11th.  Photos from this event can be viewed here.

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Posted - Dec 17Read More

Graduation Reception Held for Lu Dai and Christina Wicker

Congratulations to Lu Dai and Christina Wicker who successfully defended their Ph.D. Congratulations to both! A Graduation Reception was held on Friday, December 15th in their honor!

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Posted - Dec 17Read More

Congratulations to Lu Dai

Congratulations to Lu Dai who successfully defended her Ph.D. Congratulations Dr. Dai! And congratulations to Dr. Gang Chen for his excellent mentorship and Lu’s committee members for their guidance through...

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Posted - Nov 29Read More

Congratulations to Diane Begemann

Congratulations to Diane Begemann on successfully passing her doctoral qualifying exam today. Congratulations Diane! Congratulations to her mentor Dr. Natasha Kyprianou and her committee members for guiding...

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Posted - Oct 9Read More

Congratulations to Jazmyne Jackson Barney

Congratulations to Jazmyne Jackson Barney on successfully passing her doctoral qualifying exam today. Congratulations Jazmyne! Congratulations to her mentors Dr. Hennig and Dr. Morris and her committee members...

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Posted - Oct 9Read More

Congratulations to Christina Wicker

Congratulations to Christina Wicker who successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation this week. Congratulations Dr. Wicker! And congratulations to Dr. Izumi for his excellent mentorship and Christina’s...

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Posted - Oct 9Read More

UK Researchers Seek to Identify Ways to Relieve Post-Chemotherapy Cognitive Impairment

Of the 14 million cancer survivors in the United States, a significant number experience a serious side effect called chemotherapy-induced cognitive impairment (CICI). While easily recognized, little is known...

Tags - Research, Markey Cancer Center

Posted - Sep 29Read More

New Book by UK Faculty Member Guides STEM Students in Career Planning

A new book co-written by Nathan Vanderford, University of Kentucky assistant professor in the Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology, guides STEM graduate and postdoctoral students in their career...

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Posted - Jun 2Read More

UK Celebrates its 2017 Great Teacher Award Winners

Six University of Kentucky educators were named recipients of the UK Alumni Association 2017 Great Teacher Award Tuesday night.The recipients are:Richard Andreatta, College of Health Sciences - Communication...

Tags - Great Teachers Award, Toxicology and Cancer Biology

Posted - Mar 1Read More

2016 toxicology qualify exam success

2016 Qualifying Exam Success!

Cheers to this year’s class of doctoral students in the Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology who have successfully passed their qualifying exam!Pictured from left to right are Marco Clementino,...

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Posted - Dec 2Read More

Dr. Natasha Kyprianou Establishes Global Collaborations During Journey to Taiwan

Dr. Natasha Kyprianou, professor of Urology, Biochemistry, Pathology and Toxicology and Cancer Biology in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, recently was invited by the director of the Institute...

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Posted - Feb 9Read More

Mary Vore, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology Retires

From left to right:  Drs. Kathy O’Connor, Hollie Swanson, Doug Andres, Jim Geddes, Mary Vore, Daret St. Clair and Nada Porter.  Dean Fred deBeer thanking Mary for her many years of service to U.K.Acknowledging...

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Posted - Feb 1Read More

New UK Course Prepares PhDs for the Realities of a Crowded Job Market

In a recent article in the journal Nature Biotechnology, University of Kentucky Assistant Professor Nathan Vanderford and doctoral candidate Heather Norman-Burgdolf describe a course developed to help graduate...

Tags - Professional News, Faculty, Faculty Development

Posted - Jan 11Read More