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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

Orren/Machwe Study Linking Premature Aging and Cancer Development to Defective Telomeric Recombination Featured in Nature Communications

Led by Drs. David Orren and Amrita Machwe of the Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology and the Markey Cancer Center and conducted jointly by recent Ph.D. graduate Deanna Edwards and Dr. Machwe, this...

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Posted - Oct 16Read More

Toxicology and Cancer Biology Open House

Students and Faculty in the Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology held an Open House in August to meet with incoming first year graduate students. Oral and poster presentations highlighted the varied...

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Posted - Sep 3Read More

Donghern Kim, Ph.D. selected 2nd Place Winner: Metals Specialty

Dr. Donghern Kim is selected 2nd place winner of the Metals Specialty Section Student Award in the Postdoctoral Scholar category for abstract “Chronic Exposure to Hexavalent Chromium Induced Angiogenesis via...

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Posted - Apr 21Read More

Study Translates Genetic Risk Factor into Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Strategy

What if a failed leukemia drug could reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease? A team at the University of Kentucky recently led an effort to investigate this hypothesis. Their results were published today in...

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

Posted - Apr 2Read More

UK's Vanderford featured in Nature

Nathan Vanderford, assistant director for research at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and assistant professor in the Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology, has a featured article on...

Tags - Graduate Center for Toxicology, Faculty, Publications

Posted - Mar 9Read More

Mary Vore, PhD receives 2014 Willard Award

Mary Vore was recently awarded the 2014 William R. Willard Award. This award is the College’s highest honor given to individuals who have made singular contributions to the College’s missions in research,...

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Posted - Nov 6Read More

Bridge to Doctorate Program Removes Barriers for Underrepresented Students in Biomedical Sciences

Growing up in the small rural town of Paintsville, Kentucky, Hilaree Frazier always loved science. She remembers that from a young age she was interested in pursing a PhD in science, but when she finished her...

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Posted - May 5Read More

Markey, LLS Host Third Annual 'Meet the Researchers Day'

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society hosted their third annual "Meet the Researchers Day" on Tuesday. Meet the Researchers Day is a field trip given as a prize...

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Posted - Apr 17Read More

Silent Auction Benefits Shoulder to Shoulder Clinic in Ecuador

The University of Kentucky Chapter of the International Federation of Medical Student Associations (IFMSA) will host the 10th annual Art of Healing silent auction on Wednesday, April 2. The auction will be...

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Posted - Apr 2Read More

Congratulations to Joanne Collazo for passing her Ph.D. defense

Congratulations to Joanne Collazo for passing her Ph.D. defense on Wednesday, 11/26/2013!

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Posted - Dec 2Read More

UK's Arts In Healthcare Program Announces Holiday Programming

Everyone wants to be home for the holidays. Unfortunately, hospital patients don't have that luxury. For those who are unable to enjoy the comforts of a holiday at home, the UK Arts in Healthcare program has...

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Posted - Dec 2Read More

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...

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Posted - Nov 1Read More