Image of road with thunderstorms and a tornado above
September 27, 2023

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 27, 2023) — The University of Kentucky Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences (UK-CARES) hosted K-12 teachers across Kentucky for a virtual training on climate and health in Kentucky.

A picture of four pregnant women holding their stomachs
September 26, 2023

A team of researchers at the University of Kentucky is working to reduce the number of deaths and injuries among pregnant and postpartum women through an online training program for UK students in helping professions across nine UK colleges.

Sabina Warns
September 25, 2023

Sabina Warns was thrilled when her faculty mentors Campbell Grant, MD, assistant professor of urology, and Kristen Fletcher, MD, associate professor of internal medicine, asked her to join their work on a research project during her first year at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

Carolina Galeano-Naranjo
September 25, 2023

Carolina Galeano-Naranjo, MS, is a PhD candidate at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in the lab of Tianyan Gao, PhD, professor of molecular and cellular biochemistry.

Dr. Harbin
September 25, 2023

Mackenzie Harbin, MD, is gynecologic-oncology fellow (PGY-7) at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Originally from Frankfort, Ky., she cherishes the opportunity to return to the Bluegrass to care for women in the Commonwealth.

September 25, 2023

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine congratulates 42 medical students who were selected as members of Alpha Omega Alpha, a national medical honor society that honors those who demonstrate professionalism, leadership, scholarship, research, and community service in the medical field.

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September 22, 2023

 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

From left to right: Dr. Rachel Wilson, Lisa Williams, Renee Gallagher, and LeAnn Barber
September 21, 2023

Burnout is a problem in any profession, but it is rampant in health care. This national problem has been evident recently as the COVID-19 pandemic pushed many learners, practitioners, faculty, and staff to the limit.

CHET’s 2023 Health Equity Pilot Grants were awarded to Jessica L. Burris, PhD, (left) and Yuqing Zheng, PhD, (right).
September 18, 2023

The University of Kentucky’s Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET) and the Food as Health Alliance (FAHA) awarded pilot funding to support two faculty members’ research projects to identify, reduce and eliminate health disparities.

Dr. Mark Evers addresses the crowd at Friday's press conference to announce Markey's Comprehensive Cancer Center status.
September 18, 2023

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center announced last Friday that it has earned a National Cancer Institute“Comprehensive” Cancer Center designation, the highest level of recognition awarded by the NCI.

Chi Peng in football uniform
September 18, 2023

As the excitement of football season sparks across the country, graduate student Chi Peng fondly reminisces on her experience playing the sport professionally.

photo of alexander muto
September 18, 2023

Over the past few weeks, first-year medical student Alexander Muto has been connecting with people and businesses in central Kentucky to help bring relief to his hurting hometown.

Elena Manauis
September 18, 2023

Elena Manauis is a second-year medical student at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. For Women in Medicine Month, the college shines a spotlight on the leadership she has demonstrated during her medical education.

Susanne Arnold shows a lung scan to a patient.
September 15, 2023

When the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center earned its initial designation from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in 2013, it instantly established Markey as one of the top cancer centers in the U.S. Watch live today at 1:30 p.m.

Group photo of Dr. McKinney, Dr. White, and Dr. Garvy
September 11, 2023

A key component of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s mission is providing exceptional education for medical students, residents and fellows, and biomedical trainees.

Lisa Cassis
September 11, 2023

The University of Kentucky’s Vice President for Research and leading cardiovascular scientist is being recognized for her foundational work in the field of hypertension with a prestigious award from the American Heart Association (AHA).

Hubbard Lab members.
September 5, 2023

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). 

group photo of researchers
September 1, 2023

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine Department of Behavioral Science and Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET) are excited to welcome four exemplary researchers to campus.

Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Clinic building at UK HealthCare's Turfland Campus
September 1, 2023

This Labor Day, WKYT-TV, is highlighting the world-class work going on at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging. The Lexington-based CBS affiliate will air a 30-minute special on their second station, The CW, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 4. 

Zhihui Zhu, PhD, (left) and Erhard Bieberich, PhD, (right) working at a lab computer
September 1, 2023

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.