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Congratulations to Sam Turco, Ph.D. for outstanding instructor in a first-year course. This marks the sixth year in a row that Dr. Turco has won this prestigious award (2007-2012).

Researchers at UK have discovered a new cellular mechanism that may better explain what causes amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.  ALS is a neurodegenerative disease that involves the death of motor neurons, leading to the muscle weakness and atrophy.