C. Ronald Kahn
October 5, 2022

A new conference at the University of Kentucky will feature research scholars who have achievements in the area of diabetes and obesity-related research.

Sally Mathias
October 3, 2022
This year, Sally Mathias, MD, was promoted to associate professor of neurology. She shares the pivotal moments of mentorship that have helped her move forward in her career, as well as advice she has for early-career faculty and trainees in medicine.


Donna Wilcock, PhD on Sept, 22, 2022.
October 3, 2022

The Alzheimer’s Association welcomes the University of Kentucky’s Donna M. Wilcock, PhD, as the new editor-in-chief of Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association.

Sharon Walsh looking out the window and smiling.
September 30, 2022

The University of Kentucky Alumni Association, with a committee chaired by UK Associate Provost for Faculty Advancement G.T.

Image of a Mother and Daughter with the text "Be healthy bash" superimposed
September 29, 2022

UK HealthCare’s Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center (BBDC) and Healthy Kentucky Initiative are excited to help community members kick off the month of October with the ‘Be Healthy Bash.’ The free festival is set to take place at the Oleika Shriners Temple on Southland Drive in Lexington from 10 a.m.

Dr. Michael Rankin
September 28, 2022
Michael D. Rankin, MD ‘80, has generously committed $22 million to advance the mission of the UK College of Medicine and expand the college’s top-notch educational opportunities through support of a new health education building and the funding of medical student scholarships.

Lab tech holding a vial of blood.
September 27, 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 27, 2022) — Because many blood cancers can be highly treatable if caught early, there is an urgent need to raise public awareness of the signs and symptoms of the disease.

Madison Campbell, MD
September 23, 2022

Madison Campbell, MD, was part of the UK College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus's inaugural graduating class. She is now a first-year resident in obstetrics and gynecology at Med Center Health, a regional health system that partnered with the college to establish its regional campus.

Rachel Miller, MD and Jill Kolesar, PharmD talking at a conference table.
September 22, 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 22, 2022) — In a recent University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center clinical trial, patients with advanced cancer experienced improved outcomes when their treatments were directed by a molecular tumor board.

Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center logo
September 22, 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 22, 2022) — Members of the University of Kentucky (UK) Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC) will be participating in the Unite2FightParalysis (U2FP) organization’s 17th annual Science & Advocacy Symposium.

Car fueling up at a gas station.
September 22, 2022

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 22, 2022) — Over the past few years, many medically underserved Kentuckians have delayed seeking care to help manage chronic conditions or to make preventative medical appointments. First, COVID-19 restrictions kept people from making appointments. Now, a steep rise in gas prices has made getting to appointments even more difficult.

Scientist working with a small portion of cannabis.
September 21, 2022

The University of Kentucky is home to a new center that will advance research on the medical use of cannabis.

The UK Cannabis Center will conduct research on the health effects of cannabis, including its risks and benefits when used to treat certain medical conditions.

Robin Bullock in front of Chandler hospital.
September 21, 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 21, 2022) — Next year, Robin Bullock will be celebrating 25 years of marriage with her husband, Roger. The milestone anniversary is a significant occasion in anyone’s life, but for Bullock, it means just a bit more. Not too long ago, the 57-year-old Somerset resident didn’t think she’d be here to celebrate it. 

Behind the Blue: University of Kentucky
September 20, 2022

To listen to this episode of Behind the Blue, click here. 

Golden Apple Award recipients
September 19, 2022

In recognition of its strong commitment to student achievement, the University of Kentucky STEM Through Authentic Research and Training (START) program was honored with the Fayette County Public Schools (FCPS) Golden Apple Award.

Simulation training at the UK College of Medicine
September 16, 2022

Fortunately for doctors and patients, advancements in medicine and health care have led to fewer medical emergencies; however, for anesthesiologists in training, this also means a reduced number of cases that help them develop proficiency in their field.

Kevin Pearson, PhD
September 15, 2022

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine has made incredible strides to enhance diversity and inclusivity in research and training. The college has established a new leadership position – the assistant dean for inclusive research initiatives – to build upon this progress and ensure continued advancement.

Shuxia Wang standing in her lab
September 12, 2022

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the most common forms of liver disease across the globe. One major risk factor of NAFLD is obesity, which approximately 36% of Kentuckians face, according to America’s Health Rankings.

September 7, 2022

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 7, 2022) — The University of Kentucky Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) program is now accepting applications for scholars and associates interested in research to advance women’s health.