Drs. Khawla Abusamra (left) and Thien Thanh Nguyen
May 18, 2023

Khawla Abusamra, MBBS, and Thien Thanh Nguyen, MD, are fourth-year residents in the UK College of Medicine Department of Neurology.

Alan Daugherty giving a presentation at a podium
May 17, 2023

A University of Kentucky expert in cardiovascular health is being honored for his role in leading one of the American Heart Association's journals.

Kristin Ashford (top left), Jay Christian (top right), Jayani Jayawardhana (bottom left), Caroline Weber (bottom right)
May 17, 2023

The University of Kentucky Cannabis Center has awarded its first set of faculty pilot grants to support innovative and collaborative cannabis research.

Pranto Saha shares his poster presentation
May 16, 2023

A day-long spotlight event May 12 highlighted the latest advancements in cancer research underway at the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center.

Samantha Ford
May 15, 2023

Samantha Ford had always wanted to go to medical school, but after training in a clinical laboratory setting at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, she gained a new perspective on how research can play a role in her future career as a physician.

Chris Norris, PhD
May 12, 2023

Chris Norris, PhD, professor of pharmacology and nutritional sciences in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, is one of 16 University Research Professors for 2023-24. The University Research Professorships honor faculty members who have demonstrated excellence that addresses scientific, social, cultural and economic challenges in our region and around the world. 

Anna-Maria South, MD
May 12, 2023

In a recently published commentary, UK HealthCare physicians call for standard-of-care treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) among patients who are incarcerated.

Dr. Zaki Hassan, chair of anesthesiology
May 10, 2023

Zaki Udin Hassan, MBBS, MBA, professor and chair of anesthesiology, launched an engagement and alignment program called FAIRE within his department.

Our interview with Dr. Hassan highlights the program’s details and how he is promoting wellness and well-being for his department's faculty, staff, and learners. 

Q: What is the FAIRE program?

Lab tech holding a sample up to the light.
May 9, 2023

A new University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center study reveals more about changes that happen to cancer cells when they metastasize and identifies a promising target for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer.

Ashley Brooks-Russell, PhD and the Cannabis Center logo
May 9, 2023

The University of Kentucky Cannabis Center is sponsoring a series of seminars featuring national and international experts on cannabis science.

Undergraduates selected for the 2023 Commonwealth Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) Fellowship program
May 8, 2023

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.

Mike Delzotti
May 8, 2023

University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Foundation President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Delzotti has been awarded the 2023 Lisa Considine Service Award by the National Association of Cancer Center Development Officers (NACCDO).

Class of 2023 Match Day group picture
May 5, 2023

The Northern Kentucky Campus inaugural class gained an irreplaceable opportunity to pave the way for future generations and improve health care in Kentucky.

Ashlee-Nicole Crump Hamilton, a scholar in the UK College of Education and director of student services in the UK College of Medicine, will become “Dr. Ashlee-Nicole Crump Hamilton" this Friday at UK's Commencement.
May 4, 2023

Ashlee-Nicole Crump Hamilton is part of a family legacy that has endured for nearly 100 years at the University of Kentucky.

Street view of the Markey Cancer Center
May 4, 2023

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center has been recognized by the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) as an approved NPF Center of Excellence.

Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center team members outside under a blue tent.
May 4, 2023

For 33 years, on the eve of the "Run for the Roses," the Barnstable Brown Derby Eve Gala has taken place in Louisville, Kentucky. The star-studded gala centered around the fastest two minutes in sports has helped create a center designed for a much longer run — the entire lifespan of each patient — providing care from pediatrics to adults with one coordinated clinical team.

Martha L. Peterson (left) and Youling Larry Xiong (right)
May 4, 2023

Two University of Kentucky faculty members are recipients of The Graduate School’s two distinguished annual awards for exemplary research and outstanding contributions to graduate student mentoring and education.

CCRU clinic student volunteers Christa Mattingly and Sonia Bhati pose with Dr. Holly Danneman
May 3, 2023

This spring, the UK College of Medicine-Northern Kentucky Campus will graduate its first class of students. After four years, the campus not only celebrates its full complement of students, but also their extraordinary commitment to serving their communities.

A picture of all but two faculty being rewarded as University Research Professor. (Full list in News Caption)
May 2, 2023

On Friday, the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees approved 16 University Research Professors for the 2023-24 academic year. Established by the Board of Trustees in 1976, the professorships program recognizes excellence across the full spectrum of research at UK.

Medical graphic focusing on the heart within the chest.
May 2, 2023

UK HealthCare Gill Heart and Vascular Institute’s annual Thomas F. Whayne Cardiovascular Symposium will be held on Friday, May 12 at the Campbell House in Lexington.