UK HealthCare, its outreach and innovation arm the Kentucky Regional Extension Center (REC), and other state partners have been awarded the Innovative Cardiovascular Health Program by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Nati
The University of Kentucky has been awarded a prestigious Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant to study central nervous system metabolism from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The $10.6 million, five-year grant will fund UK’s Center of Research in Central Nervous System Metabolism (CNS-Met).
A team of researchers at the University of Kentucky has found that a drug used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) is potentially effective as a therapy for Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer’s is a progressive and irreversible neurological disorder. It’s estimated 6.2 million Americans aged 65 and older are living with the disease that affects cognitive function, memory and behavior.
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is excited to announce that faculty, staff, learners, and trainees will have free access to a leading online resource for medical Spanish proficiency.
On Wednesday, July 19, 2023 Anthony DeSana successfully defended his dissertation and earned his doctoral degree in physiology. Congratulations Dr. DeSana!Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury on the Intestinal Tract and Gut Microbiome
Na’Tasha Evans, PhD, MEd, is a researcher, published author, champion for female empowerment, and our new vice dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Learn more about her goals, her past work, and more in the following Q&A.
Originally Published June 30, 2023: www.nature.com
Congratulations to the following basic science and clinical faculty at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine! These individuals were honored with promotions and tenure in fiscal year 2023.
Names are organized alphabetically by department.
This week, communities across the Midwest and eastern parts of the U.S. are experiencing the effects of smoke from wildfires in Canada. Parts of Kentucky reached unhealthy levels in the air quality index (AQI).
Yueh-Yin (Flora) Chen, a visiting graduate student in the Lee lab, received the “John Widdicombe Award” for the best presentation chosen from 12 selected oral presentations given by clinical fellows, postdoc, and graduate students at the ninth
Originally Published June 22, 2023: www.ahajournals.org
On Tuesday, June 6, 2023 Ethan Glaser successfully defended his dissertation and earned his doctoral degree in physiology. Congratulations Dr. Glaser!
Clinical and Biological Factors Determine Spinal Cord Injury Outcomes: Liquor to Lipids
A University of Kentucky research scientist studying ways to repair damaged major vessels with medication rather than surgery has received the American Heart Association Merit Award.
The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research recently honored four professors for their dedication to mentoring with the Excellent Undergraduate Research Mentor Award during the 17th annual Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars.
Following an extensive national search and interviews with highly qualified individuals, the College of Medicine is excited to welcome Na’Tasha Evans, PhD, MEd, as the new vice dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and associate professor in the department of behavioral science.
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is excited to announce that it has named John Gensel, PhD, the director of the UK Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC).
A University of Kentucky expert in cardiovascular health is being honored for his role in leading one of the American Heart Association's journals.
The University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is honored to announce that 20 undergraduates have been selected for the 2023 Commonwealth Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) Fellowship program.
Don Frazier is so passionate about physiology that he has been spreading his love of science through education outreach for much of his life.
Originally Published April 14, 2023: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10565-023-09806-9