Kentucky ranks eighth in the nation in our rate of stroke; we lose over 2000 Kentuckians every year to this disease. The risk factors are very similar to those for heart disease and include high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, smoking, obesity, and sedentary lifestyle. We can do a much better job preventing strokes if we understand what causes them. Dr.
Equestrian sports contributes to the highest percentage of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in sports, based on findings in the National Trauma Databank.
Eric Boodman December 21, 2016 | STAT"The medicines were rich and strange, their active ingredients so particular they sounded fictional..."
"Together, they envisioned a conference that would combine neuroscience, agriculture, history, nutrition, medicine, and cooking — to understand the art and science of why we eat what we eat, and how we could change it for the better."

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Laura Dawahare and Allison Perry'also.... just because
I am working out the flavor for the 
1812 Overture
I will most likely put it into a lolli 
this is an incredible challenge
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"The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) has been selected to participate in a multicenter, landmark $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to identify biomarkers for vascular cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID)."See the link below for the full article:Sanders-Brown Name
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When a major earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale hit the country of Ecuador earlier this year, Dr. Mauricio Villamar and his wife, Dr. Ana Cristina Albuja, both neurology residents at the University of Kentucky and both from Quito, Ecuador, knew they had to do something to help. The lives of thousands of Ecuadorians were devastated by the destruction of the quake. The damage was significant as were the casualties; 272 killed and over 2,500 injured or missing. Homes, businesses, roads and highways were destroyed.
More than 200 scientists and clinical investigators gathered last week to share insights and learn more about translational and clinical neuroscience research underway at the University of Kentucky. The 2016 Clinical-Translational Neuroscience Research Symposium, hosted by the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute, featured nearly 100 poster and oral presentations focused on the latest scientific advances in a wide variety of topics related to the neurosciences being conducted by UK research groups. According to Dr. Larry B.

UK HealthCare’s University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital is No. 1 in Kentucky in the U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals Rankings released today. It also is the only hospital in the state rated as High Performing in cancer. The complete rankings for 2016-17 are now available at 

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If you missed 'UK at the Half' last week, click the link below to listen to Dr. Goldstein's interview with Carl Nathe.  This segment was originally aired locally on 98.1/WBUL-FM and 630/WLAP-AM during the UK vs. Michigan State men’s basketball game Tuesday evening, Nov. 15.
Frankfort Regional Medical Center has become the newest member of the Norton Healthcare/UK HealthCare Stroke Care Network, a community-based stroke initiative providing the highest quality clinical and educational programs to hospital staff and the community. As part of the Norton Healthcare/UK HealthCare Stroke Care Network, Frankfort Regional Medical Center will participate in the sharing of best practices and outcomes data to promote continuous quality improvement in stroke care. Additionally, two neurologists from UK HealthCare – Dr. Danny Rose and Dr.

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UK HealthCare's Kentucky Neuroscience Institute (KNI) has received the "Get With The Guidelines - "Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award" by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for maintaining nationally recognized standards for the treatment of stroke patients. KNI also received the association’s Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite for meeting stroke quality measures that reduce the time between hospital arrival and treatment with the clot-buster tPA, the only drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat ischemic stroke.

Read article that features Dr. Han and the ISN in Newsweek here:

Published May 27, 2016 by Larry Goldstein

LEXINGTON, KY (May 27, 2016) - Although technology is extremely useful in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, it’s important to consider many factors before a test is performed. This is particularly true for screenings that are used to detect specific conditions in the general population.

Published May 16, 2016  by Laura Dawahare,Allison Perry
An editorial by University of Kentucky’s Dr.
UK HealthCare's Kentucky Neuroscience Institute (KNI) has been re-designated a Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC) by The Joint Commission (TJC) and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. UK HealthCare was first designated a CSC in 2014. It is one of 96 U.S. institutions — and the only one in Lexington — with CSC-designation.